United in Christ Parent Gathering

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Wednesday, October 10, 6:00 - 7:15 PM, Dining Room
All parents of students in OLG Faith Formation programs are invited to gather together with other parents to share and learn practical ways to help your family grow in faith! Contact Sarah Burgess at olg3fo@gmail.com for more information.

Annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities

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Sunday, September 16, 3:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel, The St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul

The Archdiocesan Outreach to Persons with Disabilities invites you to the Annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities. Sing-along begins at 2:30 PM. Archbishop Bernard Hebda will celebrate Mass, which will also have a sign language interpreter. Social and light refreshments following Mass.

Candidates who complete both Confirmation Classes for Persons with Disabilities will be allowed to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation at this Mass.

Join Us for RCIA

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Wednesday, September 12, 7:00 PM, School Library

Are you engaged or married to a Catholic and want to know more about the Catholic faith?

Are you a baptized Catholic, but missed the Sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation?

Then RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) might be perfect for you…

Contact Sean Lavell at seanlavell@olgparish.org or in the Parish Office (x9042) for more information.

FORMED Content Featured in August

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Inspirational Resources for Faith Formation in August

Discover all the best Catholic content in one place. Entertaining movies, enlightening programs, inspiring talks and audio dramas, and a great selection of popular e-books - all just a click away!

August 2018

A Whole Month of Liturgical Content on formed.org!

August 4 - St. John Vianney

Study: Symbolon: Living the Faith, Session 4: Penance and Anointing of the Sick*
Study: YDisciple: Called, Session 3: Called to Holy Orders
Read: The Curé d’Ars Today
Read: The Young People’s Book of Saints

August 6 - Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

Study: Lectio: Peter, Session 6: In the Shadow of the Galilean
Study: Symbolon: Knowing the Faith, Session 5: Who is Jesus?*
Study: YDisciple: Who is God?, Session 3: Is Jesus Really Divine?
Listen: Who Do You Say That I Am?
Listen: Jesus is…*

August 11 - St. Clare of Assisi

Watch: Clare and Francis*
Listen: Brother Francis: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi

August 14 - St. Maximillian Kolbe

Study: Divine Mercy, Episode 9: Mary’s Knight
Watch: Life for Life*

August 15 - Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Study: Symbolon: Knowing the Faith, Session 9: Mary and the Saints*
Study: The Bible and the Virgin Mary, Lesson 11: The Assumption*
Study: YDisciple: Activities, Total Consecration
Read: Faith Basics: Understanding Catholic Teaching on the Blessed Virgin Mary
Listen: Answering Common Objections: Mary
Escuchar: El Ave María y la Oración

August 18 - St. Helena

Read: Saint Helena and the True Cross

August 27 - St. Monica

Listen: Parenting for Purity
Read: The Restless Flame

August 28 - St. Augustine

Watch: Catholic Heroes of the Faith: The Story of St. Augustine*

August 29 - Passion of St. John the Baptist

Study: Lectio: Eucharist, Session 3: Lamb of God

*Available in Spanish

Mission and Discipleship Ministry Fair

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Saturday, August 18 - Sunday August 19
After all Masses, Commons

Enjoy some coffee and donuts after Mass as you learn how to become more involved, about our faith,  and how to serve others by making Jesus Christ known and loved through our Mission and Discipleship ministries.  Plan now to visit the booths and talk with representatives from various ministries about becoming Team Catechists and Discipleship Group leaders for Faith Formation, RCIA, Encounter, Confirmation and Life Nights; becoming a Peer Minister or Marriage Mentor couple; as well as joining a Stewardship subcommittee!

Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe

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Tuesday, August 14
Join in solidarity with members of San Max, our Honduran sister parish, and celebrate the Feast of St. Maximillian Kolbe. Members of San Max will attend a special Mass that day, pray rosaries, novenas and especially for prisoners, drug addicts, the sick, family unity, justice and peace.

Global Leadership Summit 2018

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The Basics:

Your influence matters. You have influence and the ability to positively impact your community  and world. No matter where your influence is—in your family, school, work or church—when you commit to grow your leadership, everyone around you wins! On August 9-10, 2018 join an expected 445,000+ people globally  for two days of world-class leadership training.


The Global Leadership Summit: Who We Are

2018 Global Leadership Summit Faculty


Register

This year Our Lady of Grace will be a partner church for The Global Leadership Summit 2018. All Our Lady of Grace Parishioners who register by June 26 (until 11:59 PM CDT) are elligible for a discounted rate of $109 or $139 after June 26 by entering the priority code listed in the parish bulletin or eNews email.


World Class Faculty

The diverse Summit faculty delivers a unique blend of vision, inspiration and practical skills you can immediately apply.

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Questions?

For more information contact Melissa Miller or visit The Global Leadership Summit 2018 website.


Confirmation Classes for Persons with Disabilities

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Saturday, August 4 and Saturday, August 18
9:30 - 11:30 AM, Church of St. Richard, Richfield

Do you know anyone with special needs or mental or physical disabilities age 16 or older, who has not received the Sacrament of Confirmation? Both sacramental preparation classes are mandatory for guardians and candidates. Pre-registration preferred but walk-ins accepted. Please contact Deacon Eric Gunderson or Sonya Flomo at flomos@archspm.org or 651-291-4488 for more information.

Gathering of Hearts and Minds for San Max

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Thursday, August 2, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

The San Max Sister Parish Committee we would like to invite you to join us to talk about how to deepen our involvement with our sister parish.  This will be an informal gathering at the home of Carlos Alfonzo and Patricia Mudoy (5533 Malibu Drive, Edina).  We’ll get to know one another, spend some time brainstorming about how to deepen the connection, and talk about the planned trip to Edina by a group from San Max  as well as our next Mission Trip to San Max.  We hope you can join us, but if you can’t we ask that you pray for the success of our sister parish relationship.

Please RSVP by July 28 to Patricia Mudoy at alfonzo.mudoy@gmail.com.  If you have any questions, contact Melissa Miller in the Parish Office (x111).