St Charles Borromeo parish community offers any opportunities for spiritual growth for adults. Bible study and small faith sharing groups provide one to one interaction. Large group events include presentations on lives of the saints and the yearly joint parish mission with St. Roman Parish. Special events such as the Living Rosary and the Celebration of Consecrated Life enrich all of our parishes.
Parish Mission Team
St. Charles Borromeo and St. Roman staff and parishioners collaborate on a bi-annual Joint Parish Mission. The team chooses a presenter and develops a theme. The team also prepares promotial materials, a liturgical service, an environmental setting, and hospitality. Preparations begin at least a year in advance. Regular meetings are held to complete the preparations.
FOCCUS (Facilitating Open Couple Communication, Understanding and Study) Ministry
An opportunity for engaged couples to prepare for the Sacrament of Marriage using the FOCCUS Inventory. Couples meet with a plannign team for two to three sessins of aproximately 90 minutes each.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is an opportunity for adults seeking to be baptized or received into the Catholic Church to become acquainted with the teachings and practices of the Catholic Church. Sessions are held several times a month from September to the end of Lent. The RCIA program is a collaborative program involving St. Charles Borromeo and St. Romans parishes.
Adults who have not been confirmed are also invited to take part in the RCIA process as a means of preparing for Confirmation.
For more information, please contact the parish office for more information.