Lay Formation

Lay Formation is a journey of adult faith formation (held one weekend a month from September to June over two years) focused on learning more about our Catholic faith, deepening a relationship with God through prayer and worship, and experiencing the blessings of Christian community. There are three streams of Lay Formation — a diocesan Latin-Rite stream, an eparchial Ukrainian Byzantine Rite stream, and and Indigenous Catholic stream. Find out more: Lay Formation Program

JOY Program – Justice & Outreach

Justice and Outreach Year (JOY) of Formation: Dive into Catholic Social Teaching with a hands-on experience that brings about new understanding, conversion and transformation! During 10 weekends, held once a month, participants explore a range of justice and outreach themes, connecting with local service agencies, meeting with those that they serve, and exploring where God is calling them to help and heal the world. Find out more: JOY Program 

 

 

Small group faith sharing

Sunday Scripture Reflections by small faith groups: Join together as a family or small Christian group, at a parish council meeting, CWL gathering or K of C evening to reflect and pray together. These locally-created reflections feature faith-sharing questions about the Sunday readings. Choose from “All Readings” or “Gospel Only” deepening on the time available. Download the reflections at: Small Christian Community faith sharing

 

Apply for education funding

Education of Laity Fund: Each one of us by our Baptism to serve and to live as missionary disciples. As one way to invest in the ongoing faith education of lay Catholics, the Diocese of Saskatoon has an Education of Laity Fund. If you are an individual or part of a group that would like an opportunity to increase your education through a conference, course or program, which would benefit your ministry in the diocese, we would welcome an application for funding. Learn more at: Applying for education funding

 

Foundations: Exploring Our Faith Together

The Foundations: Exploring Our Faith Together program offers sessions to parishes and groups on a range of topics related to Evangelization, Church Teachings, Gt, Faith and Scripture, Marriage and Family, or Prayer and Spirituality. Parishes choose topics from this prepared list, with sessions ranging from 1 to 5 evenings. Sessions are publicized in diocesan publications, and are also posted on the diocesan website. Resource people for parish retreats are also available upon request. Find a list of topics and speakers at: Foundations Topics

 

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church – ONLINE

The Catechism of the Catholic Church details the beliefs and teachings of our faith. This extensive publication can be found online at Catechism of the Catholic Church