Our Parish is starting a new men’s ministry called “That Man is You!” This is one of the country’s leading Catholic men’s programs sweeping across the Nation in over 700 parishes. “That Man is You” combines Scripture, solid secular research about the trends of our contemporary world, and a little fun to address the pressures and temptations facing men in our modern culture. The ministry’s goal is twofold. 1. Form authentic leaders who will be capable of transforming men, who in turn can transform their families and homes. 2. Provide Catholic men the tools they need to lead themselves and their families to live a life of virtue.
Registration campaign will be this August and the program starts on the second Saturday of September 2016.
In the many slums scattered in and around Nairobi, Kenya, an innovative CRS project funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is harnessing the power of Catholic religious sisters to ensure an education for the youngest and most vulnerable children in communities with limited resources. This is just one prime example of how a CRS program, Strengthening the Capacity of Women Religious in Early Childhood Development, is helping nuns to better help others in their calling. SCORE-ECD trains the sisters in nutrition, the latest teaching techniques, financial accounting and even proposal writing to support their pervasive work as esteemed members of the communities that host them and of which they are an integral part.
A sister once trained, relays her knowledge to other sisters. No other force is quite as impressive as the dedication of sisters, but as one sister puts it, “the sisters are never enough.” SCORE-ECD is taking place throughout impoverished communities in urban and rural settings across Kenya, Malawi and Zambia, and it has been a resounding success because of the stuff that religious sisters are made of.
Our Parish is starting a new men’s ministry called “That Man is You!” This is one of the country’s leading Catholic men’s programs sweeping across the Nation in over 700 parishes. “That Man is You” combines Scripture, solid secular research about the trends of our contemporary world, and a little fun to address the pressures and temptations facing men in our modern culture.
Vacation Bible School will be held June 6th – 10th, from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon. for 4-year-olds through rising 6th grade. Please register based on the school grade for the 2016/2017 school year. Contact Lydia Donahue, email@example.com, if you have any questions.
Are you searching for…
A deeper relationship with God?
A sense of belonging to a faith community?
A greater fulfillment of your mission in life?
Or are you curious about the Catholic Faith?
Please call or email Sr. Elizabeth, at 865-777-4313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On-going RCIA Process (2015-2016)
The Neophytes 2016
On Easter Vigil 13 adults and 3 children were received into the Catholic Church at our parish. Congratulations New Catholics for making this step in your journey of faith. We welcome you to St. John Neumann Church Community. Thanks to all who have been part of their journey especially their families, our pastors, the RCIA Team members, Sponsors/godparents and friends.
Mystagogy Classes for these New Catholics are on Wednesdays evening from 7-8:30 pm.
“THE FACE OF GOD’S MERCY”
April 23, 2016 – 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
There are sessions for kids, youth and adults. Child care is available when scheduled in advance. Register with Sr. Elizabeth at 865 777-4313 or email@example.com. Registration sheet is also available at the narthex.
The purpose of the Ad Altare Dei (to the altar of God) program is to help Catholic Boy Scouts of the Roman Rite develop a fully Christian way of life in the faith community. The program is organized in chapters based on the seven Sacraments. The Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting coordinates the program. All interested boys who are active in Boy Scouting and who are ages 13 and up, may contact the Mr. George LeCrone Sr. at 865-675-1306 or 865-719-1548 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Diocesan Scout Chaplain (Deacon Otto Preske at 865-436-5339 or email@example.com).