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Men’s Inception Retreat

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Men of St Brigid, are you looking to strengthen your faith through other Men of the Parish.  Do you desire to be the best version of yourself for your family, your community, your career?

If this appeals to you, please register for the 2018 Inception Retreat.  The 5th Annual Inception Retreat for the men of St Brigid Parish is a 24 hours experience on Sept 28th-29th.  It will be held at nearby St Therese Retreat Center featuring individual rooms, great food and an incredible atmosphere.
Come and enjoy new relationships, timely topic discussions, friendly competitions and great fellowship.  It does not matter where you are on your faith journey, you will find this experience of great value.  Talk to any of the two hundred plus men of the parish about their experience on this Retreat and see what you have been missing out on.
There are only 40 spots available so don’t delay.

Please contact Jim Rigby with any questions.

Parent Like a Champion Training – Aug 28

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The Diocese Recreation Association (DRA) has implemented Parent Like A Champion Today training for all of this year’s 4th – 8th grade sports parents which supports parents as the primary educators of their children, especially in their faith.  This is accomplished by providing parents with a sports workshop which teaches them strategies to be champion sports parents in their attitude and behaviors and enables them to positively partner with their children’s coaches.

All parents will need to complete the training before their child can participate in DRA sports programs.

To learn more and sign up, click here. 

 

Women’s Bible Study: Never Alone

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It is impossible to walk through life without experiencing the pain and loneliness of betrayal, shame, guilt, loss,judgement or rejection.  It is also impossible to walk through life and not know the joy of being forgiven, loved and showered with mercy.   During this Bible Study and Reflection, we will focus on six women from the New Testament – to hear their stories and to connect them with our story.  We will see how Jesus reaches out to heal and to forgive.       – Sr. Teresa Tuite, OP

DATES

September 5 – Introduction (books will be available)

September 12 and 26

October 3, 10, 17 and 31

November 7 – Social and Wrap-Up

PLACE AND TIME                                   COST

Hendricks Hall -Immke Room             $20.00 (includes the book)

7:00 – 8:30 PM

 

Free Diocesan Workshop: Implicit Bias in our World Today

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Free Diocesan Workshop:
Implicit Bias in our World Today

This workshop is put on by the Office of Social Concerns on the topic of Implicit Bias in our World Today.  This is open to any of our parishioners and will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at St. Margaret of Cortona Church (1600 N Hague Ave, Columbus, OH 43204) in Kulp Hall from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  We are hoping to get at least eight parishioners to attend this one-day workshop. This is a one-time workshop and does not involve ongoing workshops.

Join this productive workshop that can be taken back to our parish for a greater self-awareness of this issue in our own lives, relationships, and parishes.

To register, please email Bridget Malloy at stbrigidbulletin@stbrigidofkildare.org by August 14. 

POW Speaker July 11

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55+ Club special event, all are welcome
Parishioners, family and friends are invited to a special presentation arranged by the 55+ Club. Military veterans are especially welcome.
Speaker Ed Mechenbier is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot shot down over Vietnam. He spent six years as a Prisoner of War at the “Hanoi Hilton” with John McCain.
He will be speaking at Hendricks Halls on his topic “Resilience” on Wednesday, July 11 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
All are welcome, please join us for this special event.

Do you have difficulty hearing the readings and sermons on Sundays?

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Do you have difficulty hearing the readings and sermons on Sundays?
The parish has invested in a hearing amplification system that works with or without a hearing aid!  We have 12 lavaliere receivers available. They are worn around the neck, with a speaker placed over the ear. The device has volume control buttons to adjust to your hearing needs. Sit anywhere in the church with a direct line of sight to the altar… And you will clearly hear priests, deacons and lectors… all at no charge, just return the equipment at the end of Mass. 
Just stop by the Hearing Assist station in the gathering area before Mass. The ushers will help you sign out a device. 
If you have questions you may call Mike Sliclen at 614-519-6972; or Dan Schreibeis at 614-578-2363

Thinking of Becoming a Catechist?

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Are you thinking of being a Catechist?

The Diocese of Columbus is offering Certification to get you started!

  • Summer 2018: St. Mary, German Village, Columbus
    • Course One: June 11-12 from 5:45-10pm, June 13 from 5:45-7:45pm-Introduction
    • Course Two: June 13 from 8-10pm, June 14-15 from 5:45-10pm-Scripture
    • Course Three: June 18-19 from 5:45-10pm, June 20 from 5:45-7:45-Christ and the Church
    • Course Four: June 18-19 from 9:00am-1:15pm-Liturgy and Sacraments
    • Course Five: June 21-22 from 9:00am-1:15pm-Morality

Please see Tina White (twhite@stbrigidofkildare.org) or Andrea Komenda (akomenda@stbrigidofkildare.org) for further information.