“Instruct a wise man, and he becomes still wiser; teach a just man, and he advances in learning. The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the LORD, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. “
Proverbs 9: 9-10
Adult religious education opportunities take a variety of forms and change from year to year. Special classes, workshops and days of prayer are announced in our Sunday bulletin, The Reporter. This is a good place to look for special offerings. We invite special-topic facilitators who might like to share their particular area of research or interest with other Catholic Christians to call the religious education office. Some classes offered this year include:
R.C.I.A.: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
“I have called you by name and you are mine.”
Isaiah 43: 1
A journey of faith for adults who wish to join the Catholic Church. You may be from another faith, no faith at all, baptized, unbaptized, Catholic with minimal or no religious upbringing, or an adult Catholic seeking to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. All are welcome to attend! If you choose to enter the Church, reception of the Sacraments will take place at the Easter Vigil Mass, April 23, 2011. We meet Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm beginning September 22 nd and attend Sunday Mass together. Please call Michelle Anderson at 303-442-6158 ext.112 for more information.
Classes to prepare parents for their child's baptism are held the first Tuesday evening of each month at 7pm in the Parish Center. Attendance is required for parents and godparents who wish to baptize their child at Sacred Heart of Jesus. Registration for the class is necessary.
“For whatever was written previously was written for our instruction, that by endurance and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.”
Romans 15: 4
Sacred Heart of Jesus Scripture Study Classes
Using lessons on MP3 from Logos Ministries, this Bible group began studying the entire Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Kevin Saunders, a Roman Catholic Christian with a master’s degree in Theology from Notre Dame University, lectures for this study. He brings many unique insights gained from living and working with the Arab Christians in Israel, studying the Bible at Ecole Biblique and leading tours of Jerusalem as the Christian Chaplain for the Hebrew University. This year, the study begins again with Genesis! Meets Thursdays from 8:15—9:45am in the Parish Center. All are invited. Please call the Parish Center 303-442-6158 for a start date.
8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in the Parish Center
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the home of Neil and Linda Schiffhauer
Please call the parish center for more information.
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The Great Bible Adventure
The Great Bible Adventure continues at Sacred Heart of Jesus with The Bible Timeline, The Story of Salvation. This foundational study in the Great Adventure series is an overview of salvation history from Genesis through the birth of the Church. Facilitated by James Cavanagh, Director of Evangelization and Catechesis for the Archdiocese of Denver. Call 303-715-3107 with questions. An informational meeting will be held Monday, August 30th, at 6:30pm in Jubilee Hall.
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Father Bill's Scriptural Catechism
Join Father Bill Breslin for discussion about our Catholic faith as written in his Scriptural Catechism. In the Youth Room off of Jubilee Hall following the 8am Mass on Sundays. All are welcome to attend.
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Father Terry's Talks
Watch the bulletin for announcements of talks by Father Terry Ryan, our Paulist priest in residence. A nationally known speaker, Father Terry presents the teachings of the mystics of the Western Tradition, especially from the Catholic Christian perspective. This rich perspective opens us to a deeper understanding of our contemplative roots and a contemplative understanding of the Gospels.
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ENDOW: Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women
An amazing way to learn the teachings of our beloved, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church, ENDOW offers Discover Your Dignity: Part II on Tuesdays, September 14-November 9, 1-3pm in the Parish Center Chapel. Please register by August 31 at Endowonline.com or 303-715-3224. If you are interested in facilitating a new ENDOW class or have additional questions, please call facilitator Janet Teran at 303-588-8854.
Please contact Michelle Anderson at 303-442-6158, ext 112 for more information on any of these programs.
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