Pictured left to right are Bruce Slough, Membership Director, and new members Bill Cardullo, David Cal Whitehead, Steve Oswald and Brendan Mahoney.

 

St. Bridget Knights of Columbus Council #5476 is pleased to congratulate four candidates joining the Order; they completed their First Degree initiation at  St. Michaels on June 26, 2018.

Pictured left to right are Bruce Slough, Membership Director, and new members Bill Cardullo, David Cal Whitehead, Steve Oswald and Brendan Mahoney.

Please extend your congratulations to our new Knights when you have the opportunity!

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nights Council 5476 Volunteer Opportunities – Catechesis and RCIA

Good morning, Brother Knights.

Per the below, our Director of Faith Formation, Donna Adler, is looking for volunteers to join our Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) team and/or serve as religious education teachers for young parishioners.

Donna provided the following details regarding each volunteer role:

  • RCIA:  The RCIA team is a Tuesday evening weekly commitment, normally from 6:00-7:30pm (occasionally until 8:30pm) running from mid-September through Pentecost. RCIA team members would also be present at special Sunday liturgies for candidates and catechumens. RCIA team members accompany candidates and catechumens on their journeys by helping to incorporate them into the life of the parish and by being mentors in the faith, along with their sponsors. The RCIA team is expected to do the readings for RCIA sessions that we will require of candidates and catechumens. They should expect to spend up to three hours preparing every week.
  • Catechist/Religious Ed:  The pre-K through 5 program is also a weekly commitment on a Wednesday afternoon beginning around 4:00pm and ending around 6:15pm (taking into account set-up and clean-up time) or Sunday afternoons from around 12:00 to 2:00, also taking into account set-up and clean-up. Catechists should expect to spend one and one-half  to two hours preparing for every session.

Interested Brothers can reach out directly to Donna at dadler@saintbridgetchurch.org.

Vivat Jesus,  Bart