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FAITH FORMATION at ST. LOUIS DE MONTFORT CATHOLIC CHURCH LOVE GOD | MAKE DISCIPLES | SERVE CHRIST IN THE WORLD

ADULT FORMATION LOVE GOD | MAKE DISCIPLES | SERVE CHRIST IN THE WORLD Our goal in the adult for- mation office is to help adults come to understand their Faith in a variety of ways. It is important that everything we do be evangelistic in nature. Each person is on their own unique journey in their Faith and our hope is that we meet everyone where they are at. To know the love of your heavenly father is one of the greatest treasures in life. Pre-Evangelization Evangelization Discipleship Discipleship Makers Evangelical Catholic Alpha and CRHP are great RCIA, Bible Studies and TMIY, Mom’s Group, Program helps learn the art examples of beginning retreats are ways to grow Exodus 90, Small Groups of evangelization through stages for people in their deeper in their personal and other apostolates help one on one conversations, walk with Christ and un- building relationships and relationship with God one grow in a deeper recognizing where people derstanding their personal as they develop in understanding of what it is relationship with God. A are in their relationship key part of this is building understanding their Faith, to follow God and share with God. community in the midst of which leads to a growth in that message within our great fellowship. holiness as well . vocation.

To learn more about what we offer at SLDM for Adult  Adult Formation Home Page Formation, please visit  Day Retreats the following links:  Bible Studies  Marriage Enrichment  Barstool Theology  CRHP  RCIA  Alpha Angela Exner Adult Formation, Mission and Discipleship Coordinator Angela Exner has over twenty years’ experience in parish, diocesan and in Catholic apostolates including Ascension Press and Couple to Couple League. Her love is evangeli- zation and working with adults to share the beauty of the Faith and what it is to have a deep and enriching relation- ship with God. [email protected] 317-842-6778 x240

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH MINISTRY LOVE GOD | MAKE DISCIPLES | SERVE CHRIST IN THE WORLD The High School Youth Ministry experience is always changing: from the normal Sunday night gatherings to small groups, to service activities where we help others and build our community, to opportunities to encounter Jesus in our Liturgies. In 2021, you can expect the following: • Sunday Mass and opportunities for liturgical ministries • Sunday Night Youth Group • Encounters with Jesus in our Liturgies • Confirmation sessions and preparation • Service projects to help others • Community building events and socials • Retreats • And much more… Register today! Reach out to either Matt Pifer ([email protected]) or Brian Freyberger ([email protected]) with any questions you might have! Statistics prove that when teens get involved within their parish community, specifically creating relationships with adults, that they're less likely to leave their faith. We know it takes 5 adults in anyone's life to make a lasting impact. Our goal is to help each teen find their \"5\". Sign up with our office today by clicking HERE!

get connected… find us online @ Instagram - sldmhsym Facebook - Sldm YM Brian Freyberger Interim High School Youth Minister Brian has spent over 20 years in Church Ministry leading youth groups, men’s ministry and marriage enrichment. He loves the Catholic faith and the experiences we get to build a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Married for 27 years to Amy, he is a self-proclaimed work-in-progress. Together, they have 2 daughters a son-in-law and the most beautiful granddaughter in the world. Just ask him. His passion is sharing his faith and how God is working in his life. [email protected] 317-842-6778, ext. 213

JR. HIGH YOUTH MINISTRTY LOVE GOD | MAKE DISCIPLES | SERVE CHRIST IN THE WORLD Our mission is to Love God, Make Disciples, Serve Christ in the World. To share Christ and the rich beauty of the Catho- lic Church, with our young people, is the single greatest gift we can offer. Through high-octane activities, dynamic teach- ings, small groups, and opportunities of prayer, we will jour- ney alongside our junior high students. We want each stu- dent to know they are blessed, they belong, and their belief in Christ will transform the world around them. We use a multi-faceted approach allows us to talk about and witness our faith, but also to put it into action in our daily lives: Weekly Sessions, Small Groups, Service Opportunities, Parish and Diocesan Retreats. Weekly Sessions Small Groups Service Opportunities Parish and Diocesan Retreats Gatherings to have fun, fos- A community within our We come together to give of Rallies and events to help ter community, and listen community. To be known, our time and support to us enter into the sacra- to teachings and witnesses to be heard, and to be given show others the love of Christ. Whether we are ments, prayer experiences, a place to unpack topics building care packages, and moments of conver- sion. Setting aside our schedules and giving God about our love of Jesus and about our faith and the serving food, or organizing time and space to work in clothing donations, our aim our hearts. We are then our Catholic Faith world around us. is to love others as Christ equipped to cast our nets beckons us. into the deep and become missionary disciples.

JUNIOR HIGH YOUTH MINISTRY WHO: Any and all 6th-8th grade students WHAT: Each Sunday we begin with fellowship (bacon and donuts), opening prayer and activity, dynamic message, break into small groups by grade, and conclude with a large group prayer sending and weekly Saint Spotlight WHEN: Sunday mornings from 10:00 am-11:15 am WHERE: Youth Ministry Center (unless noted otherwise on calendar) WHY: To encounter Christ, grow in fellowship, have a great time, and one day become a saint https://sldmfishers.org/junior-high Reid Leazier Coordinator of Faith Formation Reid adores Christ and truly loves being Catholic. He studied the- ology in college and discovered a deep passion for sharing faith with others. He and his beloved bride have been married for 8 years, and God has graced them with five beautiful children. In his free time, Reid enjoys fixing or building things around the house, listening to podcasts, fishing, building arrows, and bowhunting. If he had to choose one food to eat every day, for the remainder of my life, it would absolutely be pepperoni pizza! [email protected] 317-842-6778 x 232

CHILDREN’S RELIGIOUS EDUCATION LOVE GOD | MAKE DISCIPLES | SERVE CHRIST IN THE WORLD Here at SLDM, our Religious Educa- tion program offers a singular time for our children to build the founda- tion of their Catholic faith. Open to kids from Preschool to 5th grade, we meet every Sunday morning to de- velop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We want to spread a love for the Bible, the Church, and all of God’s creation. This is done through weekly classes, retreats, service projects, volunteers, and through the power of the Holy Spirit. Kaitlyn Armiger Coordinator of Children’s Religious Education Kaitlyn has been working with the young children and families of our parish for the past three years and is trained as a Level 1 Catechist for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. She has a passion for working with children, helping them en- counter Jesus, grow their relationships in Christ, and learn more about their Catholic faith. She and her husband, Jon, have been members of the parish for six years, married for ten, and have four wonderful children. In her free time, she enjoys playing games, traveling, camping, listening to podcasts, baking, and reading a good book. 317-842-6778, ext. 311 [email protected]

FIRST COMMUNION Preparation for First Communion is a two-year process, typically beginning in 1st grade and culminating in the recep- To learn mtioorne aobf otuhtewmhaotstwheoly Eucharist in the offer at SLsDpMrinfgoroAfdtuhlteir 2nd grade school year. FormationC,hpilledarseenvmisuitst be enrolled in RE classes the follow(ionrgalitntekns:ding a Catholic school) for both 1st & 2nd grade. Children starting their religious education after 1st grade will need to complete two years in order to prepare for the sacrament.


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