Listen to Young Adult Presentations
May 5th, 2016: What Choice Cost Me: a frank talk about the repercussions of abortion by a father responsible for two procedures. -We oft hear what women go through when they have an abortion, but rarely do we hear about what men experience. John Hoffmeister, a parishioner at St. Edwards, offers a glimpse into his experience. Guest Speaker: John Hoffmeister Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
Nov. 5th, 2015: The Thread of Mercy: a biblical perspective on mercy through the old and new testaments. -Mercy, that which God is and is doing is examined at great lengths in both the Old and New Testament. What does it mean to be merciful? Do we have the ability inherently, or not? Guest Speaker: Fr. Steve Clovis Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
Oct. 1, 2015: Pilgrimage: a Journey of Faith -The importance of pilgrimages in our lives, both in a personal, and communal matter, and how life itself is like a pilgrimage. Guest Speaker: Fr. Tim Mockaitis Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5
Sept. 3, 2015: Why be a Mystic? How does a Carmelite Pray? – What is a mystic, and why should I be one? What does a Carmelite’s prayer life look like? How do I pray throughout my day, giving God all that I can? How is God calling me deeper? Guest Speaker: Brother Matthias Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
Oct. 2, 2014: Does God Tweet? Come discover what style of prayer matches your personality. Take home some new tools for cultivating your spiritual life. Guest speaker: Fr. John Kerns – Part 1 Does God Tweet? Part 2
July 5: Religious Freedom – Consequences of the Mandate.
Guest speaker: Ryan Mainard
June 7: Contemplation and Actions – Looking at Martha and Mary.
Guest speaker: Jason Kidd
May 3: Peace Be with You! Being an Easter People,
Free of Anxiety & Fear – All Year Long! Guest speaker: Bryce Herrmann
February 2: Reconciliation – Sacrament and Beyond
Guest Speaker: Fr. Tim Mockaitis
January 5: God Still Speaks. Are you listening? A strategy to read, understand and live the written Word of God. Guest speaker: Fr. Jeff Meeuwsen
October 6: Know Your Mama: A walk through the Marian Dogmas.
Guest Speaker: Jill Wenger
July 7: Temples of the Holy Spirit – Practical steps for caring for ourselves and our relationships. Guest Speaker: Martin Gay
June 2: Contemplatives in Action – A spirituality for everyday life.
Guest Speaker: Deborah Francisco
April 7: Changed by Water – Sent forth on mission through the waters of Baptism. Guest Speaker: Carolyn Trumble
March 3: Lent: Pilgrim or Tourist?
Guest Speaker: Fr. Tim Mockaitis
Guest Speaker: Fr. Brian Mullady
Guest Speaker: Denise Talbert
Guest Speaker: Dcn. Matt Libra
August 5: Who Am I & What’s the Point of this Life?! Discover the secret to living an abundant life
Guest Speaker: Fr. John Henderson
July 1st: Finding Your Secret Weapon – Overcoming Vice w/Virtue – Uncovering the Wisdom of the Desert Fathers
Guest Speaker: Fr. Ron Nelson
June 3rd: God’s Beauty in Human Sexuality and the Lie of Satan
Guest Speaker: Lynda Olsen, M.A.
May 6th: Afghanistan, the True Picture. Country, Culture, Military, Mission and Future Outcome
Guest Speaker: COL Jim Lyman, Commander, Kabul Military Training Center
April 8th: (2nd Thursday) Theosis: One Word Every Catholic Should Know
Guest Speaker: Carl Olson, M.A.
March 4th: Thinking About Prayer
Guest Speaker: Dcn. Owen Cummings, PhD
February 4th: A Hidden Army: Are Angels Real?
Guest Speaker: Fr. Gary Zerr