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Opening the Word Bible Study

Dates: 7:20-8:20 a.m. Tuesdays – Nov. 27, Dec. 4, 11, 18, and Jan. 8. 15

Facilitator: Dcn. Spencer Silvers

Opening the Word Bible Study uses materials from Formed.org and other sources to add depth to our preparation for the Christmas season. This study uses the Sunday Readings to help us journey from the First Sunday of Advent to Epiphany.

What you need:

– Click here to register for class on Sign Up Genius by Nov. 20 (deadline for book orders).  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4CA8AA2BA2FF2-advent

– Formed.org login (use the parish code C2DMVM to get your login; it's part of the parish subscription).

– Waiting for Christ Meditations for Advent and Christmas” by Christopher O. Blum, Editor (book soon to be available in the Gift and Book Store). This book contains meditations from the beautiful sermons of Blessed John Henry Newman. These mediations focus on the dates of November 30 to January 6th.

– Lectio Divina of the Gospels for the Liturgical Year (2018-19) published by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (book soon to be available in the Gift and Book Store). This is a prayer aid for the entire liturgical year.  Learn and apply the principles of Lectio-Divina to receive the Word of Christ into your spirit! 

 

You can preview the course by clicking this link.