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Adult Faith Formation

 

 

 

To fall in love with God is the greatest of all romances; to seek him, the greatest adventure.” – St. Augustine of Hippo

The Bible is at the heart of our Catholic Faith—and our relationship with God. It is the living Word of God, where our Father meets with us and lovingly speaks to us. Reading the Bible should bring us closer to Christ, but understanding it is not always easy. Many people tell us they have tried time and again to prayerfully read Scripture, but they get frustrated because they “just don’t get it.” The Great Adventure is designed so that anyone can make sense of the Bible and experience the life-changing power of God’s Word. At the core of The Great Adventure is the concept that there is a story running through the seventy-three books of the Bible that ties all of Scripture together and makes sense not just of the Bible, but of our lives as well. That story is God’s plan as it has unfolded throughout salvation history and continues to unfold today. Once we grasp this “big picture,” the readings at Mass begin to make more sense, our Scripture reading and study come to life, and we see how our lives fit into God’s loving plan. Hundreds of thousands of participants have discovered the riches of Scripture by experiencing one or more Great Adventure Bible studies. It is our prayer that you will gain a newfound understanding of God’s Word that will transform your life and bring you closer to Christ.

Jeff Cavins, creator and president, The Great Adventure
Sarah Christmyer, co-developer and author, The Great Adventure 

  The Prophets:   Messengers of God’s Mercy is a powerful Bible study that will draw you closer to Christ. The prophets afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted, calling us to return to our covenant relationship with God. They urge us to repentance, warn us of the dangers of sin, and announce the blessings of faithfulness. Their prophetic words speak to us even today, as they draw us closer to our heavenly Bridegroom and show us how to share him with others.

 

Will be offered at

St. Vincent de Paul Church,
41295 North Ridge Rd., Elyria, Ohio (Social Hall)
Beginning on Wednesday September 18th, 2019
10 Week Study
From 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
$30/person
For more information or to register for the study, call Jackie Prosak 440-324-6615 X4, [email protected]  or Deacon Edgar Gonzalez 440-324-6615 X3 [email protected]

 

Registration available here at the church through Jackie Prozak or Deacon Edgar Gonzalez there are forms in the church vestibule.