Adult Faith Opportunities
Purpose: to afford adults educational and spiritual opportunities for life-long faith formation
Contact: Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777 x105 or individual course facilitators
Meetings: as scheduled by course or study offered

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Purpose: to provide the universal Church ritual for adults interested in coming into full communion with the Catholic Church
through receiving the Sacraments of Initiation; Baptism, Eucharist and/or Confirmation
Contact: Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777 x105
Meetings: weekly, Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm in Spirit Hall

RCIC (Rite of Christian Initiation adapted for children)
Purpose: to provide 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 x105
Meetings: weekly, Sundays 10:15-11:15am in Hope/Charity

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: Fr. Shijo Vadakumkara, (270) 842-7777 x112
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 x105
Meetings: as announced

Marriage Enrichment Team
Purpose: to prepare annual “Celebrate Your Marriage” event
Contact: Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777 x105
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 x105
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: to assist couples as they prepare for the Baptism of their children
Contact: Lori Lewis, (270)-842-7777 x105, Lana Kunkel, (270) 282-4637
Meetings: as announced. Prep sessions and baptismal weekends are published

Meals for Moms & Dads
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

Loaves & Fishes
Purpose: to provide occasional support (via meals) for those with temporary medical/surgical issues
Contact: Alanna Malone, (270) 779-1439
Meetings: this is a time commitment at home

Men’s Prayer
Purpose: to encourage men in study, faith-sharing and prayer
Contact: David Lewis, (270) 303-2059
Meetings: Weekly, Tuesday evenings 6:30-8pm in Pentecost

Fratres in Cristo
Purpose: to assist parish men to grow in faith and knowledge
Contact: Doug Anderson, (270) 784-6483
Meetings: Most Wednesday mornings 6:00-7am at Teresa’s Restaurant and as announced

Friendship Club (for widows)
Purpose: fellowship
Contact: Helen McKay, (270) 904-1803
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month, location varies

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 10:00am-noon. During Lent, every Wednesday from 10:00am-noon.

Lectio Divina
Purpose: to grow in knowledge of the Lord and of self through this traditional prayer discipline
Contact: Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777 x105
Meetings: last Tuesday of each month 10:30am-noon in Pentecost

Thursday a.m. Bible Study Group
Purpose: to grow in knowledge of God’s Word
Contact: Gwen Menestrina, (270) 843-0639
Meetings: Weekly, Thursday at 10:00am in Unity (Youth room)

Healing Prayer Team
Purpose: to provide healing prayers for those in need on the third weekend of the month after Masses.
Contact: Anita Willoughby, (270) 842-8285
Meetings: formation and coordination 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: events as announced

Sip, Share & Prayer
Purpose: to build our women’s community through prayer, good conversation and good works
Contact: Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777 x105
Meetings: first Tuesday of the month 6:30-8pm in Charity/Hope

“At His Feet”
Purpose: to provide ongoing opportunity for studying the bible and learning the faith
Contact: Mike & Kathy Byrne, (270) 842-7999; Pat & Ruth Mysinger, (270) 622-3160
Meetings: Sundays between the Masses in the Chapel

Rafters
Purpose: to support men in their faith via religious study programs
Contact: Virgil Albaugh, (270) 784-1230
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 4:00-6pm

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 August-May (date varies)

Evangelization Team
Purpose: to foster renewed enthusiasm for the Catholic Church and to evangelize via witness, welcome & hospitality
Contact: Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777 x105

Koinonia Leadership Team
Purpose: to provide continuity and Catholic form to the annual Koinonia retreat experience.
Contact: Steve Keene (270) 779-6739
Meetings: as needed