Adult Religious Formation

Contact the parish for more information (419-782-7121).

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: Janice Elliott
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process established for the Universal Church for individuals to become Catholic and receive the Sacraments of Initiation, Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation.
Inquiry Sessions will begin in September. If you know someone interested in becoming Catholic contact Janice or call 782-7121.

Volunteers comprise a team to support those men and women interested in becoming members of the Catholic Church. They meet for instruction and sharing each Thursday evening at 7:00-9:00 from September until May.

Christ Renews His Parish (women)
Women interested in developing their spiritual lives and sharing with other women during a retreat weekend, which they prepare, meetings are regularly throughout the year on Monday evenings.

Men’s Renewal of the Heart: George Westrick
Christian Men’s group that meets in individual’s homes to study the scriptures and keep the Lord active in their lives, to help spread God’s Word in the Parish Community. They also sponsor an annual retreat.

 

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November 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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2
  • Holy Hour
  • Boy Scouts
  • Men's Renewal of the Heart meeting
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  • Bible Study
  • Prayer in Church
  • Mass
  • Marriage Enrichment in PLC
  • Youth Choir in Church
4
  • School Mass - private
  • Prayer Shawl
  • RCIC in PLC
  • Second Hour
5
  • Amazing Parish
  • Amazing Parish meeting
  • Staff Prayer in St. John Rm.
  • Confession
  • Memorial Mass
  • RCIA in PLC
6
  • Mass
  • First Friday Adoration
  • Wedding Rehearsal
7
  • First Saturday Mass & Confession
  • Detter-Gustwiller Wedding
  • Reconciliation
  • Mass
8
  • Mass - Fr. Blum
  • Mass - Fr. Blum
9
  • Catholic Bible Study in PLC
  • Boy Scouts
  • Priest Retreat
10
  • Bible Study
  • Mass
  • Youth Choir in Church
11
  • School Mass - private
  • Prayer Shawl
  • RCIC in PLC
  • Second Hour in all facilities
  • Confirmation class
12
  • Amazing Parish
  • Staff Prayer in St. John Rm.
  • Confession
  • Mass
  • RCIA in PLC
  • Choir Practice in Church
13
  • Mass
  • Alpha in PLC
  • Wedding Rehearsal
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16
  • Boy Scouts
17
  • Bible Study
  • St. John the Evangelist, Defiance SECURE Follow-Up Meeting
  • Mass
  • Finance Council
  • Youth Choir in Church
18
  • School Mass - private
  • Prayer Shawl
  • Second Hour
19
  • Amazing Parish
  • Amazing Parish meeting
  • Staff Meeting in St. John Rm.
  • Confession
  • Mass
  • RCIA in PLC
  • Choir Practice in Church
20
21
  • Cleaning in Church
  • Reconciliation
  • Mass
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23
  • Boy Scouts
24
  • Bible Study
  • Mass
  • Pro Life in St. Matthew Rm.
  • Pastoral Council
  • Youth Choir in Church
25
  • Prayer Shawl
  • Choir Practice in Church
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  • Alpha in PLC
  • Boy Scouts