Adult Formation

Adult Formation

Susan Doyle, Director of Religious Education

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"Lent: Road to Redemption"--Our Lenten Scripture Study

Join us for this study of the readings for Sundays in Lent, starting Weds., March 8, at 7:30 pm (following 7 pm Mass).  The study includes a viewing of a 20" presentation by Father Mitch Pacwa, SJ, followed by small group discussion based on the study guide.  Study guides are available in the parish office for $10.00 when registration is submitted.  Forms are available outside the parish office, or you may click here


Additional Lenten Online Growth Opportunities

  • Free online study of 11 lessons, starting March 1: The Bible & The Sacraments
  • Bishop Robert Barron's Lent reflections, delivered to your inbox: Lent Reflections
  • The Office of Family Life for the Arlington Diocese is offering "40 Days, 40 Ways" to observe Lent.  Click  here.
  • Did you know our parish has a subscription to Formed?  So it's free to you!  Contact the parish office for our subscription code. 

RCIA 2016-2017

Our class for RCIA (Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults) is ongoing throughout the year. 

Our formal class starts again on Weds., Sept. 7.   The class meets in the parish center (building with ramp in front) from 7-8:30 pm each Wednesday until Easter, and restarts with formal Inquiry period shortly after that.

For more info, contact Susan Doyle in the parish office, at sdoyle@blessedsacramentcc.org  or 703.998.6100, x102 . 

Click for the syllabus HERE.

RCIA Inquiry/Fact Sheet


"FORMED"

Our parish has purchased the dynamic online course "Formed."  "Formed" has been called a Catholic Netflix, offering a variety of movies, documentaries, and online courses, presenting our Faith in a compelling format.  Parishioners are welcome to register, free of charge, through our parish subscription by contacting Susan Doyle in the parish office or by emailing  sdoyle@blessedsacramentcc.org .

Formed.org


 

Catholic Spiritual Direction- a great resource both for finding spiritual directors and online readings

Doctrinal Note on Participation of Catholics in Political Life - The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has published a Doctrinal Note on some questions regarding the participation of Catholics in political life.  The note is directed to the Bishops of the Catholic Church, to Catholic politicians, and all lay members of the Church.

Holy Spirit Interactive Website for Adults

For Your Marriage --The US Bishops' have created this resource for information on dating, marriage, family and parenting, divorce & annulments

Real Life Catholic-Real Life Catholic is Chris Stefanick's gift to the Church, especially young adults and youth.  Check out his videos!

Word on FireThe one-and-only Fr. Robert Barron, creator of the exquisite "Catholicism" series, runs a blog here.  Listen to his sermons on the Sunday Gospels here

 

Youth Formation Home Page