You are Invited...

You are Invited...

You are Invited...

 

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 1)  CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY COURSE 

 Will start February 27 and will go through April 6, 2018. Each class will be given in the Parish Center, Marian Room, from 7-9 pm. Andrea Cook will be leading the course.

The course will give an overview of the ways Christians over the centuries have approached God in prayer and practice.We will discuss the dynamics of spiritual life such as scripture, journey, meditation, contemplation, asceticism, mysticism, solitude, community, friendship, and Eucharist. The course will reach into the church's bag of spiritual traditions and find buried treasuries and invite us to appreciate them and make them new.

This course is part of the 3 year program of the Diocesan School of Christian Formation. Participants are credited with the Diocese for the course. Cost $10.00 plus textbook

 

 

2) SURVIVING DIVORCE 12- WEEK PROGRAM

Divorced? The twelve-week Surviving Divorce program will begin with a Program Overview Open House on February 7; 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Marian Room of the Parish Center. The cost of the program for participants is $20.00 and includes the Surviving Divorce Personal Guide and all program materials. Find comfort and counsel consistent with Catholic Church teachings. Call the parish Office at 561-626-8626 or email Sister Vivian to register  sisterv@stpatrickcatholicchurch.org. Please keep in mind because of the nature of the program it is limited to 12 participants per workshop, register early. We will have a waiting list for a second workshop once the limit is reached. 

 Workshop Facilitators

 Rosanne Composto - a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Board Certified, in NYS.  She is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She has worked over ten years in the mental health field in her private practice, and in mental health agencies and clinics.  She also taught on the graduate level at Long Island University in the Mental Health Counseling Master’s Degree Program, and supervised graduate interns in the field.  She is active in the parish helping with counseling for parishioners and is a Lector and EM minister.

 Jaimee Perez -Received her PhD in clinical and health psychology from the University of Florida. Completed residency in clinical psychology at Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital in pediatric psychiatry unit, she is currently a postdoctoral psychology associate/licensee with local psychologist. Her area of concentration is clinical child psychology. She is a practicing Catholic, involved in ministry in the diocese - including volunteering with the Unbound Ministry through the Office of Marriage and Family Life, and active with the Cursillo Movement, a therapist for Rachel's Vineyard, a post abortion healing ministry, and an evaluator for the Office of Vocations.

 

 

3) A 4-class series is for both Shakespeare newbies and Shakespeare lovers alike.Time & Day: 7pm on Wednesday Dates: January 10, 17, 31 and February 7 Location: Marian Room at St. Patrick Shakespeare is Catholic. Few people realize the greatest poet the English language has ever known was a fervent Catholic on a mission to share truth with the English masses. Until now. Please come join us as we explore this great artist and understand the Catholic history behind the stories that have entertained the world for over four centuries. As we hear Shakespeare, we’ll learn about ourselves, including what it means to be American and Catholic today. And we’ll possibly discover our mission for the 21st century.