Share Your Faith

Easing Into Prayer

Join a five-week prayer experience based on the book, “Armchair Mystic,” by Mark Thibodeaux, S.J. Sessions will include many forms of prayer, meditation and reflection to take you through stages of maturing in prayer. Participants commit to daily prayer and meeting as a group.

Thursdays
July 11-Aug 8
6-7:30pm
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Assisi Room
Suggested donation for materials $30. Limited to 13 participants. Register here.

Easing Into Prayer is a prayer experience offered through the ministries of Emmaus House and hosted by St. Francis of Assisi Parish.

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Alpha in a Catholic Context

The purpose of Alpha is to help bring people into a relationship with Jesus Christ by sharing the good news of the gospel. Alpha sessions include a meal, video, and open discussion. Participants meet for 11 weeks, with a day-long retreat between week 7 and 8. Alpha is open to all adults...invite a friend of any faith or no faith!

Fall 2019
Thursdays, Aug 29-Nov 14, 6-8pm
Retreat day, Oct 19, 8:30am-4pm

Spring 2020
Sundays, Jan 5-Apr 5, 5-7pm
Retreat day, Mar 7, 8:30am-4pm

For details and registration information, contact Alison Zirbel at alisonmzirbel@yahoo.com or (515) 494-4874 or Mary Wieser at wieserm@gmail.com or (563) 320-0972.

 

Men's Faith Sharing

Some groups discuss the Sunday readings. Others hear and share faith stories. No registration required.

Tuesdays from 9-9:45pm in the Assisi Room. (For security reasons, please enter and leave the building from the north circle drive entrance.)
Contact: Bryon Bootman at bbootman@gmail.com or 989-264-5447. Tim Mead at meadtimothy@hotmail.com or 515-669-5433
Wednesdays at 6:30am in the Serra Room. Group meets 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Contact: Dan Nielson at danniels@cisco.com or (515) 988-7085 or Chris Doud at doudchris@hotmail.com

Saturdays at 8am in the Assisi Room.
Contact: Jim Henscheid, jimhenscheid@msn.com or (515) 422-0960.

 

 

Women's Faith Sharing 

Based on the Ignatian prayer reflection process and the examen, this weekly group follows Sacred Space: The Prayer Book. No registration required. 

Mondays at 8pm in the Assisi Room.
Contact: Jennifer Scheck, jennifer.e.scheck@gmail.com

Click here for more information on the group's format. To learn more about Ignatian prayer opportunities, visit Emmaus House Ministry's website at this link.