Adult Bible Studies and Faith Formation
"Adult Bible and Catholic Faith Studies are essential to the sacramental life in knowing and growing in friendship with Christ; building the intimacy that God longs for with us and we with him.”
~ Fr. Norm
Our pastor, Father Norman E. Ermis, the parish Adult Studies facilitators, and I thank you for browsing our parish web site, and specifically our adult studies ministry page. We are glad you are here. If you are a visitor, welcome! Feel free to explore and stay on our site as long as you want, contact us if you wish, and come again!
These studies provide opportunities for lively discussions, faith sharing, time for reflection, and building friendships with like-minded people. If you are a parishioner interested in our Bible and Faith studies, please take the time to review the summary page of these studies on this site along with the details for each one. Each corresponding facilitator is happy to provide information, so contact them if you have any questions.
Know that we are praying for you as you discern the options for fall adult studies! We ask that you open your heart to the Holy Spirit and join us in prayer for Our Lord to guide you in selecting the right study for this place and time in your faith journey and life. Come join us in searching for that peace we all long for in this crazy world and find it in friendship with Christ!
Scroll down for a listing of each of the studies offered. You can register for each of the studies you are interested right from the webpage.
Adult Bible and Faith Studies Ministry Leader
Adult Bible and Faith Studies Ministry
2017 SUMMER QTR
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL FOR GROWNUPS!
Take a vacation from the noisy, crazy world out there and dive into a nice air-conditioned room once a week for a short study. It’s your time! Grow in your faith and in friendship with Christ along with fellow parishioners. Choose from the list below and contact the corresponding facilitator(s) to register. You will be glad you did!
The Mass, by Dr.Edward Sri.
Thursday Mornings, Diane Beaton 830-336-2315
5 Sessions. May 4 - June 1, 10 AM - Noon
FLC Room 148
This series is highly acclaimed by parishioners who participated in this study. It takes you on an exciting tour of the Liturgy as it explores the biblical roots of the words and gestures we experience at Mass and explains their profound significance. Come and see The Mass in a new light.
Priest, Prophet and King. by Bishop Barron.
Monday Evenings, Dorene Oesterreicher 830-249-1213
6 Sessions, Tues. Mornings, June 6 - July 18, 10-11:30 AM
The better we understand Jesus, the better we understand ourselves. But who was Jesus, this itinerant preacher whom many called the Messiah? You will discover Jesus as the Anointed One–the ultimate priest, prophet, and king foreshadowed throughout the Hebrew Scriptures. Biblical insights and engaging stories will hold your interest.
Choice Wine: 7 Steps to a Superabundant Marriage Couples Study by Paradisus Dei.
Monday Evenings, Brian and Kathy Seastrunk 210-685-6255 or 210-473-1550.
9 Sessions June 5-Aug 7, *6:30-8:30 PM, Rooms 151-153
Christ doesn’t want your marriage to just be enough, He wants your marriage to be abundant. God wants you to experience super abundance choice wine! This NEW and exciting study will challenge you and tug at your heart. It won’t be easy but it will be worth it! To accommodate busy families, meals will be served weekly *6-6:30 PM through the cooperation of rotating volunteers within the group. Child care!
Mary: A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother. by Edward Sri.
Wednesday Evenings. Patricia Untermeyer 210-912-6032.
8 Sessions. Starts June 7, 6:30-8 PM Off July 5&6, FLC Room 127
This is an extraordinary pilgrimage that reveals Mary’s unique role in God’s Kingdom and in our lives. Filmed on location in the Holy Land this study will place you in the midst of the powerful drama of her earthly life, taking you through her joys...and her sorrows. Learn how she works in our lives today, drawing us ever closer to her Divine son.
“The Mass” and “Mary:” studies have streaming videos available 24/7 to participants who purchase a study online. Great for preparation or make up.
*Some studies provide child care. Check with the corresponding facilitator.