Event calendar

July 27-August 1, 2014

Paulist Father Frank Desiderio will lead a retreat – "Forgiveness: Letting Go of a Grudge" – July 27-Aug. 1 at the Paulist retreat house, St. Mary's on the Lake, Lake George, N.Y. $500 per person includes lodging and home-cooked meals. To register, visit stmaryslakegeorge.com.

August 1, 2014

Newman Nonviolent Peacemakers at Newman Hall-Holy Spirit at the University of California at Berkeley will commemorate the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in an informational program at Newman Hall. The program will include a portion of Oliver Stone’s film series Untold History of the United States titled, The Bomb. A lively discussion will follow.

August 2, 2014

Apostolist, the ministry to those in their 20s and 30s at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City, will host a bus trip to Hyde Park. History teacher and certified New York City tour guide Michael Roper will lead us on a tour of the The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (National Park Service) and the FDR Presidential Library and Museum (operated by the National Archives and Records Administration) and cemetery where FDR is buried at Hyde Park, NY. Motorcoach and entrance and tour tickets are included in the price.

August 3, 2014

The Young Adult Ministry at the Paulist Center in Boston will team up with St. Anthony Shrine's 20/30 group for a picnic on the Boston Common.

August 8, 2014

Courtyard Movies at St. Peter's Church in Toronto will host a screening of Alfred Hitchcock's "I Confess." The film series is a free to the public. Find out about upcoming films at courtyardmovies.ca.

August 15-17, 2014

Apostolist, the ministry to those in their 20s and 30s at the Church of St. Paul in New York City, will host a retreat at the St. Alfonso retreat house titled, "Everyday Catholic." Is God only in your life on Sundays? What about the other 6 days of the week? Join us on the 2014 Apostolist Summer Retreat and spend your weekend creating a new strategy for how to live as a Catholic each day of the week with greater fulfillment and deeper faith. Registration opening soon! Keep your eyes peeled for an email with details.

August 22, 2014

Courtyard Movies at St. Peter's Church in Toronto will host a screening of "The Lego Movie." The film series is a free to the public. Find out about upcoming films at courtyardmovies.ca.

August 24-29, 2014

The Paulist Associates will have the opportunity for a retreat experience at the Paulist retreat house, St. Mary's on the Lake, Lake George, N.Y. To register, visit stmaryslakegeorge.com. Registration requires an access code, which is the last name of the Paulists’ founder, in all lower case letters.

This special week for Paulist Associates will be an opportunity to re-connect with Associates from all over the world, and to deepen your commitment to the Associates movement in an atmosphere steeped in Paulist history.

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 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.