Adult Faith Formation

Lenten Series

Reverend Tim Schehr, Ph. D professor of Biblical Studies at the Athenaeum of Ohio will be presenting the Passion Narratives in a two part series. Father Schehr has a beautiful way of presenting the Bible which spans across levels so that everyone will walk away with a deeper perspective of the Passion.

Dates: March 27 and April 3 at 7 p.m. in Schneider Rooms 201-3

Cost: Free- goodwill donation accepted

RSVP: Katie Hubbart at 859-647-4064 or email khubbart@stpaulnky.org. Walk-ins welcome.

Study Group Series

Bishop Robert Barron’s Catholicism: The Pivotal Players Volume 1

It showcases a handful of saints, artists, mystics and scholars who not only shaped the life of the Church but changed the course of western civilization. Journey with Bishop Barron to explore the lasting influence of these Pivotal Players.

  1. St. Francis of Assisi, the Reformer, radically and literally lived as Jesus commanded to transform the Church.
  2. St. Thomas Aquinas, the Theologian, demonstrated that faith and reason are not at odds, as they come from the same source.
  3. St. Catherine of Siena, the Mystic, gave testimony to the reality of the spiritual dimension here and beyond.
  4. Blessed John Henry Newman, the Convert, left a prestigious career to seek and preach the apostolic faith.
  5. G.K. Chesterton, the Evangelist, publicly, humbly and humorously announced the paradoxes and truth of Christianity.
  6. Michelangelo, the Artist, dramatically demonstrated that beauty and creativity are a primary route of access to God.

Date: February through April on Sundays at 9 a.m. & Thursdays at 7 p.m.

Christology

Taught by our own Very Reverend Father Michael Barth. He will teach a two part class in January. He will take an in depth look at Christology Methodologies and their impact on the current Christological issues. The discussion summarizes Jesus’ teachings as revealed through parables, discourses, miracles and relationships. Identifying the relationship between the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith, especially as developed in the New Testament titles for Jesus Name and explain the doctrines formulated by the early Christological Councils (Nicea 325, Constantinople I 381, Ephesus 431, and Chalcedon 451) and the contexts from which they were developed. This course can be participated in multiple times.

Dates: January 14 & January 21 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Schneider Room

Cost: $35

Contact: Katie Hubbart at khubbart@stpaulnky.org