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Evangelization and Faith Formation

Is our parish's response to Jesus' call:

Evangelization and Faith Formation Committee (EFF)
Evangelization and Faith Formation Committee (EFF)

Please join us in spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ by contacting any Evangelization and Faith Formation Committee (EFF) member or calling Lynette McArdle at 328-2866.

"Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations" Mt 28:19

In 1995 Bishop Bruskewitz mandated all parishes establish a parish evangelization team. Each team was to provide a centralized, focused group of individuals to work toward the central mission of the church: EVANGELIZATION.

Evangelization: bringing the Good News of Jesus Christ into every human situation and seeking to convert individuals and society by the divine power of the Gospel itself. Or simplified; bringing everyone closer to Jesus.

Evangelization is not just the function of the priest and religious, but all baptized individuals are called to this mission. With the demands of parish life our priests and religious need the help and support from parishioners committed to spreading the Good News.

Our Parish team, established in 1996, has evolved and grown to meet the needs of our parish. Some of the programs our committee has developed and/or sponsored to answer Christ's call include:

  • Lenten Retreats – Parish Retreat
  • Small Faith Sharing Communities
  • Priest Lecture Series
  • Parish Website
  • Parish Calendar
  • Resource for Father Townsend
  • Update of Parish Census and Home Visits
  • Facilitating Parish Communications
  • One Parish ~ One Prayer
  • Adult Faith Formation
  • Learning Center
  • Lending Library