Sacraments: A New Beginning for the Family
This fall we continue our practical study of the Sacraments with Holy Orders: Servants of Your Joy, wherein we gain a fuller appreciation of this great gift of Christ to His Church. You can download the booklet below, or pick up a copy in the vestibule at church.
Plan to grow healthy spiritually and physically with Light Weigh, a 12-week Bible study DVD series to enable those who struggle with food or other temptations to find freedom in Christ. Grow closer to God and learn about your Catholic faith. We will meet Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. starting on January 10 in the School Library. There is a one-time fee for this program. Contact Pat at email@example.com or 303.798.8188 with questions about this life-changing program or to order your materials.
Emmaus Large Group
All high school students are invited to join us Jan. 13 from 6:20–8:20 p.m. in the youth room for a Post-Epiphany Party. There will lots of fun, food, dodgeball, and more! Contact Andy Green at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 20, 12:30 p.m.
Ave Maria Hall
What are deacons? How much do you know about this special ministry?
All are invited to a presentation on the role of deacons within the Church. Our speaker is Dcn. Robert Hoffman, Associate Director of the St. Francis School of Theology for Deacons. Come and learn more about this special vocation of service which has been with us since the beginning of the Church.
Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Linda at 720.502.3320 or email@example.com.
Are you celebrating your 25th wedding anniversary this year? If so, the priests at St. Mary invite you to a special reception at the rectory on Jan. 25 at 6:00 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 23 to Linda Sherman at 720.502.3320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Lasting Covenant
Jan. 26, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Couples: include a health checkup for your marriage in your New Year’s resolutions! Speakers from St. Raphael Counseling and our priests will present principles for building healthy, happy, and holy marriages. Topics include the gift of marriage, practical applications of Theology of the Body, and the differences between men and women.
The nursery will be available by reservation. Please contact Linda at email@example.com to RSVP.
Don’t miss this powerful experience!
Girls: Feb. 15-17 at Mother Cabrini Shrine
Boys: Mar. 15-17 at Annunciation Heights
Cost: $100 (financial aid available)
Couple’s Silent Retreat
March 8–10, Franciscan Retreat House, Colorado Springs
Cost: $346 per couple (includes all meals)
Treat your marriage to some alone time with God. This is a special time to renew your marriage and yourselves, and to invite God into union with you and your spouse. Led by Fr. Luis Granados, DCJM. To reserve your spot, contact Linda at 720.502.3320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register online here.
Travel with other St. Mary parishioners to pilgrimage sites in Spain, Portugal, and France. Spend time in Avila, Zaragoza, Lourdes, Fatima, Lisbon, and more. Names are being taken now for those who have an interest. Watch the bulletin for more details. Contact Linda for information, 720.502.3320 or email@example.com.