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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Young Adult Holy Hour

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

No fee

Young Adults (age 18 to 39) are invited to a Holy Hour, the second Sunday of every month from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., starting September 11 and lasting until June (except April 9 & May 14, 2017). The Holy Hour will include praise and worship, faith sharing and guest speakers. Reconciliation will also be available. The Holy Hour will be followed by fellowship and dinner at a local restaurant - individuals are responsible for their own meals.

For more information, visit the Youth and Young Adult Ministry page.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Natural Family Planning Course

6:00 pm

$100 – registration required

The series of four courses will focus on Natural Family Planning (NFP), fertility awareness that can be used to naturally plan or postpone pregnancy in a healthy, effective, ecological and morally acceptable way. NFP respects God's design for married love and enables its users to work with the body, rather than against it. Fertility is viewed as a gift and a reality to live, not a problem to be solved. 

For more information or to register, please visit http://diometuchen.org/natural-family-planning/ or call (732) 562-1990 ext. 1705 or email family.life@diometuchen.org.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Integrating Media into Your Catechesis

9:30 am – 11:30 am

Sr. Hosea Rupprecht, FSP, will discuss practical tools for using media in religious education (parish programs and Catholic schools) and provide a guide to engaging media through critical inquiry.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Fire Upon the Earth

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CLASS FULL – REGISTRATION CLOSED – registration required

Fire Upon the Earth is the Diocese of Metuchen's nine-month formation course for the mission of evangelization that began in September 2016. The course provides a basic introduction to evangelization from the Catholic perspective and works both to inform the participants about evangelization and transform them into evangelizers as they are introduced to methods and practical tools that they can use to implement it. 


For information on upcoming courses offered by the Office of Evangelization, visit: http://diometuchen.org/offices-and-ministries/formation-and-leadership/evangelization/courses/

God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage

8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Within Diocese $75.00 Outside Diocese $100.00 – registration required

God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage is designed to help today's engaged couples understand and embrace a Catholic vision of married love.

Proclaimed in Your Midst

8:30 am – 1:00 pm

No registration fee - registration required – registration required

Tony Varas, Director, Office of Worship, will introduce the participant to the ways that Sacred Scriptures are reflected in the Liturgy and how the Liturgy reflects the Sacred Scriptures. Participants will explore how liturgical texts, actions and symbols reflect the Scripture; the cycle of readings and formation of canon of readings; the structure of the Lectionary; relationship of the Gospel and the First Reading. Pre-registration required. Light refreshments will be served. If you have any questions, contact Mary Ann Giannone, mgiannone@diometuchen.org.