Adult Faith Formation

Catechism of the Catholic Church

The catechism aims at presenting an organic synthesis of the essential and fundamental contents of Catholic doctrine, as regards both faith and morals,in the light of the Second Vatican Council and the whole of the Church’s Tradition.

Click here to access the document: http://ccc.usccb.org/flipbooks/catechism/10/index.html

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

The Bible, today’s readings, information about the sacraments,Mass, prayer and much more….

Click here to access USCCB website: http://www.usccb.org

Formed.org

At Formed.org you will find a library of rich Catholic resources.  Faith formation programs including the sacraments, saints, Bible study, and documentaries are available as movies, audio, and books for all age groups. Here is a sample for what you will find at www.Formed.org:

 

Calming the Emotional Storms

 

An audio presentation by Dr. Gregory Popcak reveals how our emotions are a gift from God. Learn how to master your feelings and calm your emotional storms so that you can experience the peace of Christ.

 

St. Therese of the Child Jesus

This movie tells the story of the life of St. Therese of Lisieux from childhood to her holy death as a Carmelite nun.

To get started at www.Formed.org:

1.     Click “Sign-up”

2.     Select:  I Belong to a Parish or Organization

3.     Enter:  Our Lady of Lourdes Church

4.     A drop down menu will appear with a list of churches

5.     Click:  1626 Oak Street, Melbourne Florida

6.     Enter your email address and begin your faith-enriching journey!

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

If you have not received all the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, First Communion or Confirmation) or have an interest in becoming Catholic, the RCIA group meets every Thursday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the Apparition Room in the Ministries Building, 1626 Oak Street. (All meetings are suspended until further notice due the COVID-19 situation)

Sunday by Sunday

A time for adults to discuss scripture, enjoy coffee, donuts and fellowship.  Come join us in the St. Joseph’s room every Sunday 9:00 am – 10:15 am in the Ministries Building, 1626 Oak Street.