Divine Mercy offers many opportunities for Adult Faith Formation and education throughout the year. Watch Parish News and Events on our website, the parish bulletin or subscribe to the parish e-blast to receive the most up to date information regarding upcoming events.
ADULT FAITH FORMATION
Our primary method of Adult Faith Formation at Divine Mercy Parish is Alpha. We encourage all parishioners, visitors, curious neighbors or anyone desiring to know more about the bigger questions in life to attend Alpha. Our Alpha sessions run during the fall and spring. Learn more about Alpha at Divine Mercy here.
TRI-PARISH EVENTS & SPEAKERS
Divine Mercy works with the other parishes on the Northshore, including Sts. Faith Hope & Charity, and Sts. Joseph and Francis Xavier, to offer spiritual and educational programming. This tri-parish grouping offers joint reconciliation services, Lenten Missions, as well as spiritual, social and educational opportunities. These events are posted on our Parish New & Events page.
Tri-Parish Adult Faith Team Members (as of 11/2022):
Sts. Faith Hope & Charity:
Jean Cavanaugh & Mike Cavanaugh, Pam Coster, Shawn Gavin, Christine Kengott, Brian & Mary Slocum, and Marilyn Valko
Sts. Joseph and Francis Xavier:
Susan Baumann, Susan Leuter, Dana McKenna, Joan Morean, Katie & Rob Vail
Kathleen Clarke and Patty Sanfilippo
f you are interested in assisting the adult faith team, we would love to hear from you! There are many ways to contribute to the growth and deepening in faith of your fellow parishioners and others. Contact Pam Coster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bible Study with Rev. John Kartje Continues in 2024 - Join Us!
Join us on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.in the Divine Mercy Parish Center at Sacred Heart Church (see dates below) for a Bible Study led by Fr. John Kartje, Rector of Mundelein Seminary and President of the University of St. Mary of the Lake.
Fr. Kartje was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago in 2002. He's earned multiple degrees: A BA in Mathematics, a BS in Physics, a Ph.D. in Astronomy and Astrophysics, and finally a Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Catholic University of America in 2010.
We are grateful to have Fr. Kartje with us!
Bible Study Dates (2024):
Jan 17, 31
Feb 7, 28
Mar 6, 20
Apr 3, 17
May 1, 15, 29
For more information about Adult Faith Formation, please contact Patty Sanfilippo, Director of Evangelization and Lifelong Formation at email@example.com or 847-446-0856.
Join A Small Group for Lent!
We'll gather together to discuss Renew International's Open Our Hearts Lenten Reflections.
Thursday mornings beginning February 15th from 9-10 a.m. in the John Paul II Room at Saint Philip.
(Join us at 8:45am for Coffee & a light breakfast.)
Join us for dinner and episode of Season 3 of The Chosen on Thursday evenings beginning February 1st from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Parish Center at Sacred Heart. We'll break into small groups after each episode to discuss what we've seen. The Chosen will take us through Lent so that we are prepared for Holy Week.
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