JustFaith is an intensive and successful model of justice education and spiritual formation that consists of weekly meetings, and employs books, videos, speakers, discussion, prayer, retreats, and hands-on experiences. The intent is to provide a tapestry of learning opportunities that emphasize and enliven the remarkable justice tradition of the Catholic Church. This is a demanding course of study over seven months that exposes the participants to the privilege of becoming community with others and sharing a journey of faith and compassion that is both life-giving and challenging.
Are you an adult who:
If you answered yes, than JustFaith may be for you!
Join us for a one-time session to experience a taste of the JustFatih program and learn how you can be part of this special experience which returns to St. Monica in the fall of 2017.
August 27 Spirit of St. Monica
September 6 Spirituality Center
All will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
The program requires a significant commitment and one that needs to be entered into with some prayerful discernment and the ability to make space in your life for personal enrichment. The program consists of:
JustFaith Ministries is series of programs created to help bring awareness of Catholic Social teaching, our faith’s call to justice, and prepare individuals and parishes for the work of social ministry. Founded by Executive Director Jack Jezreel, M.Div. in 1989, JustFaith works in partnership with the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Catholic Charities USA, Catholic Relief Services and Bread for the World. The Catholic Social Teaching Ministry has hosted several programs at St. Monica with the express purpose of acquainting our parishioners with our rich heritage of Catholic Social Teaching. JustFaith is used in over 1,000 parishes and churches involving 20,000 people. Go to http://justfaith.org for more information.
Please note: In addition to this program, there are additional outings, service opportunities, speakers, and worship experiences scheduled throughout the year by this ministry for the entire community.
Sessions meet at 7:00 p.m. Please check the calendar for location. You must be registered to attend and commit to the listed requirements above.
Please note: Attendance is required for all JustFaith sessions and activities.
|13||Session 1 (Begin Phase I, Compassion & Option For & With The Poor)|
20 Session 2
22-23 Opening Retreat
27 Session 3
|28||Immersion Experience 1: St. Francis Center|
|1||Session 7 (Begin Phase II, Poverty At Home & Abroad)|
|22||Immersion Experience 2: Thanksgiving Boutique 1-6p|
|16||Immersion Experience 3: Journey to Justice|
20 Session 13 (Begin Phase III, Identity, Systems & Structures)
|21||Session 19 (Begin Phase IV, Violence, Non-violence & a New Way)|
|22||Immersion Experience: Alexandria House|
|28||Sessions 22 & 23|
|10||Session 25 (Begin Phase V, Post-Graduate Discernment Phase)|
Cost is $200 per person and includes all course materials. Register no later than September 6, 2017
If you have already submitted payment, but need to complete the supplemental registration form with longform responses, respond here:
Please note: All participants will be interviewed prior to the first class.