Parent Workshops

2019 - 2020 Schedule

Religious Education Parent Workshop Schedule  (dates/times are subject to change)

Wed., October 16, 2019 An Intro to Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation “The Joy of the Gospel”

7:00 – 8:00 PM    Church

Tue., November 19, 2019 “Jesus is the Reason for the Season”  A workshop on Advent 7:00 – 8:00 PM    Church
Wed., December 11, 2019

“Can You Hear Me Now?”  A workshop on Vocations and Fr. Chris' personal discernment journey

7:00 – 8:00 PM    Church
Mon., March 2, 2020

“You Are What You Eat”  A workshop on the Eucharist

7:00 – 8:00 PM    Church

Mon., April 27, 2020


Tues., April 28, 2020

“LIKE:  A Documentary About the Impact of Social Media On Our Lives” 7:00 – 8:00 PM    
Fr. Philip Wells Hall

Throughout the year, there may be other Parish (GSCC), School (S.E.A.S.), or Diocesan sponsored events that qualify as additional Parent Workshop opportunities.  As these events become known to us, we will update the lists below.

You MUST have your Parent Tracking sheet signed by one of the Ministry Leads or Event organizers as proof of attendance at the following events:


Parish Events  (dates/times are subject to change)

Sun., December 1, 2019

TRUE NORTH - An Evening of Adoration and Praise & Worship to Begin the Advent Season 

(Attendance = 1 Parent Workshop)


6:30 - 8:30 PM

Location:  Church

Sun. February 16, 2020

BAKHITA: From Slave to Saint 
A free movie showing.  RSVP is Required

(Attendance = 2 Parent Workshops)


2:30 - 5:30 PM

Location:  Fr. Phillip Wells Hall

Fridays during Lent 2020

   Feb. 28, 2020

   March 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2020

   April 3, 2020

Soup for the Soul Lenten Meditation AND Stations of the Cross

Come and be nourished this Lenten season with a hot bowl of soup, bread and a short reflection through the video series, WILD GOOSE with Fr. Dave Pivonka, Tor, to enhance your faith.

(Each Friday night Attendance = 1 Parent Workshop)


Doors open at 5:45 PM

Soup will be served at 6:10 PM

Location:  Fr. Philip Wells Hall


March 3, 4, & 5, 2020

A Traveler's Guide to Heaven:  A Lenten Mission

Steven Patton will be presenting this 3-night Lenten Mission on how Lent reminds us that this life is a short voyage that eventually ends with our passage into eternity.  

March 3 - Don't Be Scared, But Do Be Prepared! - Catholic teaching on death, judgment, and the afterlife and how it is supported by scientific evidence.

March 4 - Purgatory:  What to Expect - A remarkable, true story about the final purification before Heaven as told by a soul visiting from Purgatory.

March 5 - Countdown to Blast Off - Heaven is our ultimate destination.  How then can we best use these final hours we have left before our departure?

(Each night's Attendance = 1 Parent Workshop)


March 3:  6:30 - 8:00 PM

March 4:  6:30- 8:00 PM

March 5:  6:30 - 7:30 PM

Location:  Church



S.E.A.S. Events  (dates/times are subject to change)

Tue., December 3, 2019

Parent Virtue Night 

(Attendance = 1 Parent Workshop)

This event has a limited number of seats.  You must signup in advance to reserve your seat.  

6:00 - 7:30 PM

Church Narthex



Diocesan Events  (dates/times are subject to change)

Sat., August 24, 2019

Diocesan Respect Life Gathering 

(Attendance = 3 Parent Workshops)

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Fr. Philip Wells Hall