Adult Faith Opportunities

Purpose:            to afford adults educational and spiritual opportunities for life-long faith formation
Contact:             Lori Lewis/individual course/study facilitators
Meetings:          as scheduled by course or study offered

 

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

Purpose:            the universal Church ritual for those adults interested in coming into full communion with the Catholic Church by receiving the Sacraments of Initiation; Baptism, Eucharist and/or Confirmation
Contact:             Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777, ext 105
Meetings:          weekly, Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm in Paraclete

 

RCIC (Rite of Christian Initiation adapted for children)

Purpose:            an adaptation of the adult rite suitable for children age 7 and beyond, who are interested in coming into full communion with the Catholic Church by receiving the Sacraments of Initiation; Baptism, Eucharist and/or Confirmation
Contact:             Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777, ext 105
Meetings:          weekly September through June

 

Ministers of Care to the Sick

Purpose:            to unite those confined to home, hospital or nursing care facility with the larger community through weekly visitation and shared Eucharist.
Contact:             Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777, ext 105
Meetings:          weekly, Fridays 9 a.m. and Sundays following morning liturgy

 

Marriage Preparation Sponsor Couples

Purpose:            to journey with engaged couples as they prepare for marriage
Contact:             Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777, ext 105
Meetings:          as announced

 

Marriage Enrichment Team

Purpose:            responsible for annual “Celebrate Your Marriage” event
Contact:             Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777, ext 105
Meetings:          as announced

 

Ministry of Praise

Purpose:            to lift the needs of the parish in prayer and assist with the Church mission to “pray without ceasing.” Often these individuals are confined to home or are limited in some way.
Contact:             Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777, ext 105
Meetings:          this is a time commitment at home

 

Natural Family Planning

Purpose:            to educate couples in Church advocated Natural Family Planning methodology. The information session is also required of all those preparing for marriage.
Contact:             Martha Winn, (270) 796-2972
Meetings:          as announced

 

Baptism Preparation Team

Purpose:            assist couples as they prepare for the Baptism of their children
Contact:             Lori Lewis, (270)-842-7777, Lana Kunkel, (270) 282-4637
Meetings:          as announced. Prep sessions and baptismal weekends are
published

 

Meals for Moms

Purpose:            to provide support (via meals) for families celebrating a new birth
Contact:             Sylann Smith, (270) 320-0531
Meetings:          this is a time commitment at home

 

Men’s Prayer

Purpose:            a weekly group committed to study and faith-sharing
Contact:             David Lewis, (270) 303-2059
Meetings:          Weekly, Tuesday evenings 7-8:30pm Pentecost

 

Fratres in Cristo

Purpose:            to assist parish men to grow in faith and knowledge
Contact:             Dan Klein, (270) 846-5067
Meetings:          As announced

 

Friendship Club (for widows)

Purpose:            fellowship
Contact:             Helen McKay, (270) 904-1803
Meetings:          2nd Tuesday of the month

 

Book Discussion Group

Purpose:            to read and discuss books that bring our faith alive.
Contact:             Elaine Albaugh, (270) 646-3898
Meetings:          1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 10am-noon. During Lent, every Wednesday from 10am-noon.

 

Thursday a.m. Bible Study Group

Purpose:            to grow in knowledge of God’s Word
Contact:             Gwen Menestrina, (270) 843-0639
Meetings:          Weekly,funer Thursday at 8:30 in Unity (Youthroom)

 

Healing Prayer Team

Purpose:            to provide healing prayers for those in need on the third weekend of the month.
Contact:            Anita Willoughby, (270) 842-5286
Meetings:          formation and coordination as needed

 

Labyrinth Team

Purpose:           promotes “walking and praying” the labyrinth; provides awareness, opportunities, events for, development, ongoing support and maintenance of the labyrinth
Contact:            Anita Willoughby, (270) 842-5286
Meetings:          quarterly, as needed

 

Women’s Ministry

Purpose:           to connect women of the parish through social, spiritual and service opportunities
Contact:            Claire Klein, (270) 846-5067; Kelly Wiseman, (270) 791-5100
Meetings:          7th of the Month at 7pm, plus special events

 

Adult Catechesis

Purpose:            adult catechetical program and bible study
Contact:             Mike & Kathy Byrne, (270) 842-7999; Pat & Ruth Mysinger, (270) 622-3160
Meetings:          Sundays between the Masses

 

Rafters

Purpose:            men’s faith and religious study group
Contact:             Virgil Albaugh, (270) 784-1230
Meetings:          2nd Tuesday of each month, 4pm-6pm

 

Movie Ministry

Purpose:            to watch movies and discuss their themes through the lens of our catholic faith
Contact:             Missy Monroe, (270) 991-6258
Meetings:          Saturday evenings once a month (date varies)

 

Evangelization Team

Purpose:            to foster renewed enthusiasm for the Catholic Church and to bring Her truth to the world.
Contact:             Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777, ext. 105

 

Koinonia Leadership Team

Purpose:            to provide continuity of forum to the Koinonia retreat experience.
Contact:            Steve Keene (270) 779-6739