Adult Faith Formation

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We offer many different Adult Formational opportunities at St. Pius X. This list is updated regularly as new courses are offered.

Do you have a group of friends or belong to a ministry group that is interested in studying together? Check out the possibilities! Click HERE for a listing of all courses available through our parish subscriptions. You can email us for more information on any of these studies, or inquire about how to start one of your own!

Registration for our studies is done either through our St. Pius X WeShare website, or directly through the publisher.  Study materials are available at a discount to participants by signing up early, and by signing up through the links below. The cost with shipping is the same as if the parish ordered the materials for you. If you have any questions, feel free to call the parish office at (336) 272-4681. Enjoy the study of Scripture with the St. Pius X family!

Questions? Please email Lindsay Kohl, Director of Formational Ministries, by clicking HERE.

STUDY NAME
DESCRIPTION
MEETING TIME
FACILITATORS
REGISTRATION
Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage

Explore the true meaning of the Sacrament of Marriage and discover the deepest spiritual, emotional, and practical realities of what your marriage can and should be. Through an exploration of Scripture, Tradition, and Church teaching, God’s plan for your marriage will come alive. You’ll see firsthand the wonder, mystery, and joy behind that first “I do”—whether you said it last year or many years ago.

Saturdays, Monthly
6:30pm-8:30pm
Dates: Sep 15, Oct 13, Nov 10, Jan 12, Feb 16, Mar 16 (6 sessions)
Nursery available.
Lindsay Kohl 
Sign Up and Pay HERE
EPIC: A Journey Through Church History (Part One)
This study will take participants through the major people, places, and events that make up the history of the Catholic Church. Part Two of this series will be offered in the Spring of 2019.
Mondays, 10 weeks
10:00am-12:00pm
Begins Sept. 17
Peter and
Cathy Bergstrom
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Queen of Heaven: Mary's Battle for You

Discover Our Mother throughout centuries of Church history, as she intervenes at pivotal periods—especially at her most famous apparitions. Take this journey now and discover the woman who, from the very beginning, was destined to be the Queen of Heaven.

Mondays, 10 weeks
1:00pm-3:00pm
Begins Sept. 17
Deb Ritzel and
Beth Abram
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Matthew: The King and His Kingdom

Set in the rich context of Jesus’ life, Matthew shows us who Jesus is and what his life and teachings mean for us today. You will see Jesus as the awaited Messiah who fulfills the promises and prophecies of the Old Testament, establishes the New Law, and inaugurates the Kingdom of Heaven.

Mondays, 24 weeks
7:00pm-9:00pm
Begins Sept. 17 
Dan Curran and
Martha Harvey
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Luke: Gospel of Mercy
Immerse yourself in the parables of Mercy found in Luke, uncover God’s Mercy in His own words, and see how His Mercy is still active in the world today.
Tuesdays, 20 weeks
10:00am-12:00pm
Begins Sept. 18
Ben and
Alice Yorks
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Hospitality:    Welcoming the Stranger

True hospitality begins with the recognition of human dignity and the desire to respond effectively to human need.  We will explore how three different biblical settings encourage us to be welcoming and hospitable people.

Tuesdays, 4 weeks
7:00pm-8:30pm
Begins Aug. 28
Marge Birge
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Lectio: Eucharist

“The Lamb of God,” “The Bread of Life,” “The Body and the Blood of Christ”... these are phrases we know from the Mass. But do we understand what they mean in the greater and deeper context of Scripture and Church teaching? Discover firsthand how Christ’s Body and Blood are an integral and wondrous part of God’s plan for our salvation.

Tuesdays, 10 weeks
7:00pm-9:00pm
Begins Sept. 18
Peter Arsenault
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Fulfilled: Uncovering the Biblical Foundations of Catholicism (Part One)

Fulfilled is an apologetic approach to sharing the Catholic Faith, and it will reignite your love of Scripture and help you share and defend the Catholic Faith with the Word of God. Part Two of this series will be offered in the Spring of 2019.

Wednesdays, 7 weeks
10:30am-12:00pm
Begins Sept. 19
Beth Abram and
Tami Buisson
To Register, please contact Lindsay Kohl at 336-272-4681
Navigating Your Finances God's Way

The small group study teaches God's ways of managing money and possessions through a Catholic perspective. In addition to Bible study discussions, practical budgeting tools help people implement the financial principles they are discussing. Note: No personal financial information is ever revealed in the small group.

Thursdays, 9 weeks
7:00pm-9:00pm
Begins Sept. 20
Kevin Barth
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Wisdom Circle: Exploring the Spirituality of Aging 

Join this discussion and faith-sharing group centered on the subject of aging.  Participants will explore their concerns and blessings in light of their faith and relationship with God.

Wednesdays, 4 weeks
10:30am-12:00pm
Begins Aug. 29
Marge Birge
Sign Up and Pay HERE
The Well-Read Catholic: Book Club

 Click HERE for the Entire Book List

Wednesdays, Monthly
1:00pm-2:30pm
Dates: Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 14, Dec 12, Jan 16, Feb 13, Mar 13, Apr 17, May 15 (9 sessions)
Lindsay Kohl and
Shannon Dahlstedt
Sign Up HERE
The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation

This is the foundational study that has helped hundreds of thousands of Catholics learn to read the Bible. Using a unique color-coded system, participants will learn the major people, places, and events of the Bible and see how they all come together to reveal the remarkable story of our faith.

Wednesdays, 24 weeks
7:00pm-9:00pm
Begins Sept. 19
Dan Curran,
Mary Colanero, and
Dale Hilliard
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Walking Toward Eternity: Daring to Walk the Walk

Daring to Walk the Walk, the first series of Walking Toward Eternity, introduces seven key virtues and outlines practical steps for living them out in daily life. This study shows how to put our Catholic faith into practice through prayer and action. Part Two of this series will be offered in the Spring of 2019.

Thursdays, 8 weeks
8:30am-10:30am
Begins Sept. 20
Deb Ritzel and
Therese Chase
Sign Up and Pay HERE
Virtues Nursery

There is a special "Virtues Nursery" class offered for children, ages 1-4, whose parents are signed up for the Walking Toward Eternity study. Children will learn the same virtue(s) as their parents each week, while participating in structured lessons, crafts, and activities.

Thursdays, 8 weeks
8:30am-10:30am
Begins Sept. 20
Eileen Minichbauer, April Lawrence, and Warren & Karen Duhaime
Sign Up HERE
Meeting Christ in Prayer

Modeled after the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, this prayer program teaches and reinforces specific prayer practices such as Lectio Divina, imaginative prayer, meditation, the Examen, and more. No prior experience with prayer groups is needed!

Thursdays, 8 weeks
1:00pm-3:00pm
Begins Sept. 20 
John Donohoe
Sign Up and Pay HERE