Adult Faith Formation

 

 

FAMILY 2 FAMILY

 

Facilitator: Beni Costa Reedy 508-992-7505   beni@stmarysdartmouth.org

NAMI Family to Family Education Program

This program is a 12 week course for families of individuals with severe brain disorder (mental illness ) The course is taught by trained family members. All course materials are furnished to you at no cost. This free course will provide knowledge , understanding , guidance, and  support a must for families dealing with serious mental illnesses.    

The curriculum focuses on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression ) clinical depression, panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) .

The course discusses clinical treatment of these illnesses and teaches the knowledge and skills that family  members needs to cope more effectively.

Call now classes fill up quickly : Brenda Venice 508-678-2584    namifallriver@comcast.net 

or Beni – 508-992-7505

 

 

 

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS:

 

Director:  Beni Costa-Reedy   508-992-7505   beni@stmarysdartmouth.org

What:  This program is designed for men and women who wish to become Catholic. The Catechumens, adults who have never been baptized in any

Christian religion and the Candidates, baptized non-catholics, make up the membership of this group. Sessions are held on a regularly scheduled basis.

A team of adult catechists who work with the director will work to help guide the adult through a time of preparation and liturgical celebrations.

The Catechumens are baptized and the candidates received into the church and both groups are confirmed at the Easter Vigil Mass each year.  

Those who wish to prepare for full initiation or to participate as catechists can receive more information by  calling the Faith Formation Office.

The same program for children is also available.

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SCRIPTURE REFLECTION:

Facilitator: Lou Garibaldi  

What: This group for adults gathers to share, reflect and prepare for the following Sunday’s Readings by Using Sunday by Sunday, from Good Ground Press.

 All are welcome to join us when they can.

Where: Classroom 6

When: Monday mornings from 10:00-11:30am