March 2017 Living Faith as a Young Adult

Mar 13 | Theology on Tap | Loft 150 in Old Town | Speaker: Dillon Cott

 

Mar 30 | Basic Evangelization Training Workshop | Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception | 10 am - 4 pm

 

50 minute video from the Magis Center on the Origins of the Cosmos from a scientific and faith perspective

 

Whether you are a prospective, current or former volunteer, this 2017 Lenten Reflection Guide from the Catholic Volunteer Network is a resource that will help enrich your spiritual journey over these forty days of Lent.

Dr. Tim Hogan's Lenten blogs begins with a spiritual and scientific support for fasting.

Focus Ministries' blog offers 7 practical tips for Lent.

 

Creighton Online Ministries offers many suggestions (even recipes) for Praying Lent 2017.

 

Prayer and Action College Week will take place June 4-9, 2017 at Sacred Heart Parish in Arkansas City, KS. Pre-registration is now open. You are invited to attend the entire week or as many days as possible.

 

Click here to learn about faith-based service opportunities all over the world

February 2017 Living Faith as a Young Adult

Feb 13 - Theology on Tap in Wichita (TOT in Old Town now meets on MONDAYS!)

Feb 19-21 - Jesse Manibusan Concert | Holy Cross Church | Hutchinson, KS

Feb 25 - Luke Spehar Concert | Bricknell Center at PSU | Pittsburg, KS | 7pm

Feb 17-18 | Prairie Troubadour Symposium | Liberty Theatre | Ft. Scott

Mar 3 | Christopher West on Life, Love and Mercy | St. Francis of Assisi | Wichita | 6:30pm - 9:00 pm

Mar 30 | Basic Evangelization Training Workshop | Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception | 10 am - 4 pm

Encounter LENT offers daily prayers and videos from Catholic Relief Services

NextLevelMinistry.org has compiled a list of fresh new ways to keep Lent. Combine ideas from the following lists to create your own personal Lenten journey.

Prayer and Action College Week will take place June 4-9, 2017 at Sacred Heart Parish in Arkansas City, KS. Contact the Office of Faith Formation for registration information.

Click here to learn about faith-based service opportunities all over the world

January 2017 Living Faith as a Young Adult

  • Theology on Tap has moved to MONDAYS --still at the Loft in Old Town (above River City Brewery)
  • Jesse Manibusan will be at Holy Cross Church in Hutchinson on February 19-21, 2017 for a FREE concert.

  • The next Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) retreat will be February 18-20 at the Spiritual Life Center. 
  • SEEK 2017 has come and gone--but the talks live forever! Order your SEEK Adventure Talk Set to hear Fr. Michael Gaitely, Fr. Mike Schmitz, Sr. Bethany Madonna, Leah Darrow, and more.
  • Ignatius Press and the Augustine Institute have a FREE APP to make your Bible come alive!

  • Daily prayers for Ordinary Time from Creighton Online Ministries
  • Consider ENCOUNTER LENT-- to walk through the holy season beginning March 1
  • Give Us This Day: Daily Prayers for Today's Catholics has an app to try the subscription out for FREE.
  • Magnificat offers a special discount for those under 25 for their daily prayer book subscription.

  • Consider serving as a Totus Tuus Teacher or counselor in 2017. Download applications here.
  • Apply to serve as a camp counselor for the Summer Projects in Colorado sponsored by FOCUS. Space is limited!
  • Click here for information on faith-based service opportunities all over the world.

 

April 2016 College Age Ministry Highlights

Congratulations to the class of 2016! Many seniors who attended the Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC) are pictured here. Watch out world…they aim to “spread the light of Christ” everywhere!

  (photo courtesy of Joe Schinstock from Wichita Adore Ministries)

 


UNITE
Ike Ndolo outside concert | April 16 | Newman University | FREE

 

Theology on Tap
April 12 | Cancelled due to scheduling conflict
May 10 | The Loft 150 River City Brewery | Tom Racunas

Check out Wichita Adore Ministriesevent calendar for dates of upcoming Eucharistic Adoration Celebrations

Did you know? A number of colleges in the area have campus ministry opportunities for Catholic students. Click here to see if your school is among them!

Wichita Catholic Young Adults has a new website with lots of activities for the summer. To receive text and email updates, on young adult events text WCYA to 84576

GROW

If you have never experienced a TEC retreat, what are you waiting for? It is a wonderful opportunity to deepen your relationship with Jesus within a supportive community of believers. If you've made a TEC, please consider serving on a TEC. Serving is an entirely new level of amazing!
TEC Retreat 

 June 11-13 | Hutchinson, KS

 July 16-18 | St. Paul, KS

 

Many in the world think that chastity is unnatural. This quick read from the Chastity Project puts it in proper perspective.

 

SERVE
Prayer & Action College Week | June 12-17 | St. Anne Parish, Wichita | Registrations due by May 16
During this Year of Mercy, consider offering up 5 days to serve those is need by joining other college students on Prayer & Action. We will be serving the St. Anne parish neighborhood. You can sign up for the week or just a day at a time. All are welcome--you don't need to have been on Prayer & Action in the past to participate. 

2016 March College Age Ministry Highlights

As we all move closer to Easter during this year of mercy, here are a few activities designed to help you in your spiritual journey. You will also find a few practical tips at the end of this month's highlights. In the words of Pope Francis, "...let the Church be your visible face in the world, its Lord risen and glorified."

GROW
Theology on Tap | March 8 | The Loft in Old Town | Featuring Fr. Jarrod Lies | Doors open at 7 pm - speaker at 8 pm 

Catholic Men's Conference | March 12 | Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception | 8: am -3:30 pm
All men in the diocese are welcome. Speakers include David DiNuzzo, Sr., Fr. Jarrod Lies and Dusty Gates. Registrations accepted by March 6.

Southwest Kansas Young Adult Conference | March 5 | Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe - Dodge City | 8 am - 5 pm
Anyone up for a road trip? This is the Diocese of Dodge City's first young adult conference. All young adults are welcome to attend. There will be something for everyone!

There are 3 important dates this spring and summer commemorating Fr. Kapaun.  The Year of Fr. Kapaun Events:
April 20 | 100th Anniversary of Fr. Kapaun's birth
May 23 | 65th Anniversary of Fr. Kapaun's death - Mass at Cathedral
June 9 | 75th Anniversary of Fr. Kapaun's ordination

PRAY
There is still time to make a personal Lenten retreat by logging on to the Creighton Online Ministries site sponsored by Creighton University.

If you have never experienced a TEC retreat, what are you waiting for? It is a wonderful opportunity to deepen your relationship with Jesus within a supportive community of believers. If you've made a TEC, please consider serving on a TEC. Serving is an entirely new level of amazing!
TEC Retreat | June 11-13 | Hutchinson, KS
TEC Retreat | July 16-18 | St. Paul, KS

SERVE
Prayer & Action College Week | June 12-17 | St. Anne Parish, Wichita | Registrations due by May 16
During this Year of Mercy, consider offering up 5 days to serve those is need by joining other college students on Prayer & Action. We will be serving the St. Anne parish neighborhood. You can sign up for the week or just a day at a time. All are welcome--you don't need to have been on Prayer & Action in the past to participate. 

UNITE
Ike Ndolo outside concert | April 16 | Newman University | FREE

Wichita Catholic Young Adults has a new website with lots of activities for the summer. To receive text and email updates, on young adult events text WCYA to 84576

EXTRA
If you (or someone you know) are experiencing same-sex attraction, there is help for you and your families through Courage. Sponsored by the Office of Family Life.

Looking for something to do this summer? Eagle Eye Ministries has some very interesting excursions lined up in Norway, Florida islands and Colorado. Check them out!

Nearly every student I know could benefit from additional scholarships. Here is some information that may be helpful for you.

 

 

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