Event calendar

September 3, 2014

St. Austin Church in Austin, Texas, will present session one of the Faith in Catholics series. Faith in Catholics is an introductory series that provides an overview of the foundational beliefs and practices of the Catholic faith. It can be an update of your religious understandings, expressed on an adult level. It can offer a fresh perspective on the Catholic Church and its teachings. There is no pre-registration required. The topic on Sept. 3 will be Jesus and the Human Condition with Father Chuck Kullman, CSP, St. Austin's pastor.

September 4, 2014

The Catholic Information Center in Grand Rapids, Mich., will hold an 11-week Catholic inquiry and update program with Father John Kenny, CSP, designed for those who wish to learn more about the Catholic faith and way of life. The course also serves as a good introduction for Catholics who wish to update or renew their understanding of Catholic Teaching. Specific topics are taught each week and participants are encouraged to present questions. A $10 donation per session requested. Classes are Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 13 from 7-8:45 p.m. or Fridays, Sept. 5-Nov. 14 from  10-11:45 p.m.

September 6, 2014

Faithwalkers at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City will walk the Hudson River to Highline Park. Meet new friends, catch up with old ones, and enjoy the beautiful vistas in NYC and be headed home before noon. Meet by the Welcome Center following Mass. RSVP at welcomecenter@stpaultheapostle.org

September 7, 2014

St. Philip Neri Church in Portland, Ore, will host a parish picnic after the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sept. 7. Volunteers needed!

September 10, 2014

The Catholic Information Center in Grand Rapids, Mich., will present "Themes of Richard Rohr." Father Joachim Lally, CSP, will lead this three-part monthly series. Richard Rohr, OFM, is an internationally-known inspirational speaker and has published numerous recorded talks and books. His teaching is grounded in practices of contemplation. A $10 donation per session is requested.

September 10, 2014

St. Austin Church in Austin, Texas, will present session two of the Faith in Catholics series. Faith in Catholics is an introductory series that provides an overview of the foundational beliefs and practices of the Catholic faith. It can be an update of your religious understandings, expressed on an adult level. It can offer a fresh perspective on the Catholic Church and its teachings. There is no pre-registration required. The topic on Sept. 10 will be Church: The Body of Christ with Father Bob Cary, CSP, St. Austin's associate pastor.

 

September 11, 2014

St. Paul the Apostle Church in Los Angeles is hosting a six-week group bereavement series on Thursdays beginning Sept. 11 through Oct. 16 in the reconciliation room. The series is facilitated by Patricia Edlefsen, RN, a psychiatric nurse and bereavement counselor. The sessions are open discussion format, confidential and free of charge. RSVP required at 310-256-8871.

September 14, 2014

The Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City is holding a blood drive for the New York Blood Center. The center will set up donation stations in the parish center for your convenience. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please sign up in the Welcome Center to reserve a time.

September 14, 2014

The Women Working in Community and Spirit group at St. Paul's Parish in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, will host an ice cream social.

September 17, 2014

St. Philip Neri Church in Portland, Ore., will begin a series of inquiry classes. The classes are for anyone interested in learning more about the Catholicfaith or those who have been away for awhile. If youknow anyone who is searching or has questions, bring them them Many people may not know they are welcome to come, and a personal invitation is the most reassuring way to help them take this first step.