Fall Adult Education Series: Sickness & End of Life Issues
Our series has ended but you can view the presentations as well as download some of the notes by going to the Media Page listed under Religious Education on this website. Topics include:
Looking at Church Teaching on Sickness, Death, the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, and Viaticum Theresa Lisiecki looks at creating a foundation for understanding how to approach these issues as well as understanding the sacramental experiences the Church offers.
Planning A Catholic Funeral It is Fr. Gary Michalik’s turn to explain the process a family goes through as they prepare for the funeral liturgies for themselves or a loved one. Fr. Gary will insights so you may begin to collect thought and ideas for a future need. Looking at End of Life Issues Michelle Moccia, DNP, ANP-BC, CCRN, from St. Mary’s Hospital where she works as the Senior Wellness Center Nurse Practitioner will be with us along with Deacon Tom to discuss those end of life critical issues as and advance directives.
St. Colette has much to offer in this area. While all three studies have come to the end of their work for this year, each will get started once again in the fall. These bible studies, each run independent of the other, meet:
- Tuesday, From 7:15-8:30pm in the Room C of the Activity Center. This study is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and promises to be an exciting year of study as they look into 1st & 2nd Samuel. Class will begin Tuesday, September 12 at 7:15pm in Room C of the Parish Activities Building. All are welcomed.
- Wednesday, 10am-11:30am in the Library of the Activity Center. This study will resume Wednesday morning on September 13th. Our course of study for 2017-18 will be to explore themes of faith and how we are called to live it in this modern world by exploring some of the Letter’s St. Paul wrote while in prison. This study meets in the Library of the Parish Office Building.
- Wednesday, 7-8:30pm in Room D of the Activity Center. This Bible study will continue taking on one of Bishop Barron’s video series: “Catholicism: The Pivotal Players. This study will explore the teachings of major saints of both old and today. The cost is $25 for the participant’s book (if you were not a part of last spring’s study) This study meets in the Library of the Parish Office Building.
- Adults who have never been baptized and wish to be.
- Adults who have been baptized in another Christian denomination but wish to become Catholic.
- Adults who have been baptized Catholic but never truly lived a life of faith or were confirmed.
- Children over the age of 7 years who have never been baptized.
Most sessions will take place on Monday evenings in the Activities Center Library, although special arrangements can be made for special circumstances. Please call the Religious Education Office at (734) 464-4435 for more information or to register.