A GIFT FROM YOUR PARISH!
We are excited to announce that our parish has subscribed to a dynamic online platform called FORMED to help you deepen your knowledge and explain the immense treasure of our great Catholic Faith. Every parishioner will have 24/7 access to the best Catholic content on any device with internet access, including your computer, smartphone and tablet.
With FORMED, you’ll find video programs that explain the Catholic faith such as Symbolon and Catholicism and Bible studies on a variety of topics including Mary and the Sunday readings. You will have access to full-length Catholic movies such as Mother Teresa, The Story of the Nativity and John Paul II. You will be able to listen to inspiring audio talks and read inspirational Catholic books online. You’ll find presenters such as Bishop Robert Barron, Dr. Tim Gray, Dr. Edward Sri, Dr. Mary Healey, Dr. Scott Hahn, Chris Stefanick and so much more. It’s all part of our parish subscription—and there is no cost to you!
Here’s how easy it is to get FORMED. Go to www.FORMED.org. You should see the registration box for parishioners. Type in our parish code which is GK2J6P. Set up a username and a password. Now you are all set to use all the great programs on FORMED.org at anytime by simply logging in.
Once you start using FORMED, please let us know you are using it and what you think of it. Be sure to encourage others in your family and in our parish to use it as well!
Thinking of Becoming a Catechist or a Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLOW) Leader?
Pass on the Good News!
What good news? The Good News of Jesus Christ and our Catholic Faith! This fall, over 800 children and young people, kindergarten to grade 8 will sign up to learn more about Jesus and the Catholic faith. You can help them learn and grow in faith by becoming a Catechist for Faith Formation. Be a CLOW Leader for pre-school to 4th grade children. CLOW is offered Saturday evening and Sunday mornings at each Mass. Mon, Tues, and Weds classes are offered for the school year. You are almost sure to find a time that fits your schedule. As you nurture the faith of our young, you will learn and grow as well! We provide you with training, materials, and support. If interested, please contact the RF office at 908-284-2929 x1123 or email email@example.com.
Echoes of Faith Plus
Basic Catechist Certification Opportunity
Echoes of Faith Plus is a basic level, video-assisted resource for the formation, training and enrichment of catechists, aides and any adults in our parish. Following is the current schedule for Echoes of Faith Plus at SEAS. “Echoes of Faith” Sessions will include prayer, DVD presentations and group discussion. This study is open to all adults—bring a friend or family member!
The Catechist Set
For catechists, these sessions count towards basic catechist certification.
Sessions on Sundays will be in the Holy Family Room – 10:30am
Sessions on Tuesdays will be in the Holy Family Room – 9:30-11:30am.
Topic & Dates
The Catechetical Set: Getting Started – March 19, 2017
Roles of the Catechist – March 26, 2017
The Person of the Catechist – April 2, 2017
Each topic must be attended for catechist accreditation. There is no cost and no homework is required.
Please RSVP with the dates and times of the sessions you will attend.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email Mariam Nawab PCL at