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Exodus 90 informational meetings will be held this coming week on both Tuesday, December 13 at 6:30 pm and Thursday, December 15 at 7:15 pm in the Gathering Area. If you are interested, please visit our website or attend one of these important meetings to join us for Exodus Lent!
 
Tens of thousands of men have made an Exodus because they're ready to live different. They want to grow closer to God, to their spouse, their children, and their friends. And to become a more selfless man, living for others and not for himself.

We have partnered with Hallow this Advent to provide every parishioner FREE access to all of Hallow’s prayer content - including the Advent #Pray25 Challenge: Journey through Salvation History featuring the cast of ‘The Chosen’.  

 

Hallow is the #1 Catholic app worldwide and includes over 5,000 audio-guided sessions designed to help you grow closer to God and develop a daily habit of prayer.   Hallow Plus includes prayers for kids and families, resources for mental health, meditations for sleep, seasonal music, multiple languages (including Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish!) daily trivia, podcast-style courses to learn more about faith, and more! Register today by selecting our parish here: Hallow.com/holyday.

 
 
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We continue to offer our dynamic faith-sharing experiences of Communio Groups. These groups take small-group sharing, reflection and prayer to the next level. They allow for each member to walk the journey of faith with spiritual friends while deepening one’s relationship with Jesus. If you are interested or need more info, contact Phil Lewandowski by email at phil@stjosephavonlake.org or phone, 440-653-5638.

A new monthly group for Catholic parents to come together in faith & fellowship with a new topic each month! We'll be covering the same topic in the evening and the morning meeting each month.

Childcare is available at the Thursday evening session.

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3rd Thursday Evenings from 7-8PM in the Carpenter Room

Childcare is provided and will be in the practice gym/cafeteria.

Dates for 2023 are: 1/19, 2/16, 3/16, 4/20, 5/18

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1st Thursday Mornings from 9:30-10:30AM

Meetings will take place in the Carpenter Room (former Vikings Room).

Dates for 2023 are: 1/5, 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4

 

Contact ROCK@stjosephavonlake.org for more info. 

If planning to bring child(ren) for childcare, please complete this form:

Click the details button below to learn more about childcare and meeting topics!

 
 

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ENCOUNTER THE REALITY OF OUR EUCHARISTIC LORD

The Revival is a grassroots movement of Catholics, each responding to the gift of the Eucharist in their own way. 

 
 

Encountering the God Who Loves You
A Retreat

“All Christians are invited to a ‘renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ.’ Christ calls all people to himself in his Body, the Church, through the workings of the Holy Spirit, so that we can enter into a personal relationship with God the Father.”

Living as Missionary Disciples: Page 31

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Parish School of Religion (PSR)

Sunday School is our Parish School of Religion for public school students in grades 1-8. It includes sacramental preparation for students in 2nd and 8th grades, who are studying the sacraments of initiation they receive in those years, First Communion and Confirmation. 

RCIA Team

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is for people interested in joining the Catholic Church or for Catholics who want to strengthen their understanding
of their faith and the teachings of the church.  Team members greet candidates, lead small group discussions, and lead prayer sessions.  

RCIC Team

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Children is part of RCIA.  Team members are needed to instruct children in grades 3-9 in small groups about God's love, Catholic beliefs, prayer and church membership.  RCIC is scheduled as needed.