Adult Faith Formation: Wednesday Events

ANGELS: A VERY MARY ADVENT – Series presented by Deacon Todd Tucky & Julie Lutz in the Beitel Commons
November 28, December 5 & 19

A VERY MARY LENT – Series presented by Deacon Todd Tucky & Julie Lutz in the Beitel Commons
March 13, 20, April 3, 10 & 17


Special Events (Registration Required):

THE GREAT ADVENTURE BIBLE STUDY – St. Mary Adult Faith is offering The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation, which is a foundational study in The Great Adventure Bible Study Series that has helped hundreds of thousands of Catholics learn to read the Bible.
Registration is required with two course options available.   REGISTRATION FORM
Sundays 3:15-5:00 pm, August 26, 2018 – April 7, 2019   OR   Tuesdays 10:00-11:45 am, Sept. 4, 2018 – March 5, 2019
Course Facilitator will be Julie Lutz, Adult Faith Formation Director. Materials cost is $40. Financial scholarships are available for those in need. Checks can be made out to: St. Mary Parish / memo: GABS

WWP~ KEEPING BALANCE WITHIN: CREATING ORDER WITHIN – Walking With Purpose is a Women’s group Book / Bible Study, which will take you on a journey throughout Scripture to discover the relevance of Old Testament wisdom to our daily challenges. Explore biblical ways that you can manage life’s pace and pressure while living with calm and steadiness. A lifestyle of health and holiness awaits.
If you are interested, please complete the REGISTRATION FORMPlease return your registration form and fee for the Fall session to the Parish Office by Sunday, August 26.
* Please note that we are offering this 16-week session in two parts. 8 weeks in the Fall: 9/6, 9/13, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 and 11/8  
8 weeks in the Winter: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 and 2/28. Program fee is $45, which includes the book.


Women’s Catholic Conference – The Women’s Catholic Conference is February 16. Registration is now open! Early bird tickets are $35 for regular and $20 for discounted student tickets. Early bird ticket prices are good until January 14, 2019. After January 14 prices are $45 and $30. Great gift for the women in your life. Mothers bring your teenage daughters!

Early Bird Registration at: Contact Julie Lutz, if  you would like to travel with our parish group bus. Sign up is required for the parish bus which will depart from St. Mary’s parking lot early morning Feb. 16th  and return the same day; cost is $5 per person. PARISH BUS SIGN UP HERE!

Men’s Catholic Conference – All men are encouraged and invited to attend. Fathers bring your teenage sons!

Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:00 AM-3:00 PM  at the Ohio Expo Center – Cardinal Hall. Early Bird Registration now available at: Men will meet at Cracker Barrel on Route 23 near 71 prior to carpool to the event.

For more information on how to connect  with either Conference this year, financial difficulty (Parish financial assistance available for those in need)   or any  inquiries please contact Julie Lutz, Director of Adult Faith Formation at

LENT BY CANDLELIGHT – Women of the parish are invited for a relaxing evening on Thursday, April 4, from 6:30-8:30 PM in the Beitel Commons. Join us in food and fellowship as we listen to our special guest speaker (information coming soon).