Adult Confirmation Spring Preparation Course Begins

Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall 4256 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

The Faith Formation Office is offering the six-session Essential Catholicism: A Preparation Course for Adult Confirmation over consecutive Tuesday evenings, beginning February 25. Sessions will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall in New Bedford. The course will conclude

Adult Confirmation Retreat

Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall 4256 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

"Maturing in Faith" is the theme of this retreat for adult candidates (age 18 and older) preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation in December along with each candidate's sponsor. It will be led by Deacon Bruce J. Bonneau, who is the assistant director for Adult Evangelization and

Catechist Formation Evening

Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall 4256 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

Igniting the hearts of a New Generation: Engaging and Accompanying younger disciples and their families is the focus of this catechist training evening being sponsored by the Faith Formation Office. Children, today, think differently.  Their interests and needs vary.  They learn in a variety of different ways.  Their

RCIA Retreat

Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall 4256 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

"Leave the Ashes, Take the Fire" is the title of this retreat planned for those participating in the RCIA process: those to be baptized or seeking full communion in the Church; their godparents and sponsors; and parish RCIA team members. Deacon Bruce Bonneau, who serves as Assistant