Adult Faith Formation begins in Yorkton

On January 22, 2016 the Adult Faith Formation Program began in Yorkton, SK.  It is a one year program and participants attend once a month Friday night to Saturday afternoon, ending with 5:00 p.m. Divine Liturgy at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church.

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This program is coordinated by Sr. Marijka Konderewicz and Sr. Bonnie Komarnicki and the Team consists of Saskatoon Lay Formation Alumni: Geraldine Koban, Doreen Rathgeber, Lorne Brischuk and Rose Mydynski.

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Adult Faith Formation Program Yorkton, SK

PosterThe Adult Faith Formation Program in the Yorkton Deanery is a one Year
program. Sessions will be held one weekend from January to June and September to December, 2016.
The location is St. Mary’s Monastery in Yorkton, SK
The weekend starts Friday night and continues all day Saturday
ending with Divine Liturgy Saturday evening.
It is a Live In Program with participants staying at the Monastery.
Presenters will be from the Eparchy of Saskatoon and other areas.
The content of the program is planned so as to provide a progressive
development through five basic stages of Christian conversion:
scripture, spirituality,
liturgy, theology and ministry. (more…)

Catechist Sunday

Christ the teacherDear Pastors and Catechists:

This Sunday is Catechist Sunday.   It is time to celebrate the vocation of being a Catechist.  Pope Francis commented on the role of Catechists saying:
           “Be careful. I have not said to do the work of a catechist, but rather to be one, because it involves all your life. It means guiding towards the encounter with Jesus with words and with life, with your witness,”
“I like to recall the words of St. Francis of Assisi to his friars,’Always preach the Gospel, and if necessary, use words, so that people may see the Gospel in your lives…we must begin with Christ and this love He gives us.” (more…)