Adult Enrichment

Each year, Saint Anne offers a wide variety of programs designed to deepen the spiritual lives of those who attend through activities like reflective talks, workshops, retreats, Bible studies, book discussions, gatherings, thoughtful conversation, video presentations, and more. Though each event is naturally linked though our faith, events are not cumulative or connected. Find below a list of past and current programs:


A Cultural Tour of the Bible and the Bible Timeline – The world of Sacred Scripture is foreign and familiar at the same time. Come learn how God speaks to us in stories, songs and parables. This Study Group meets on Sunday 10:30am-12:00pm

The Gospel of Mark – It is the shortest and first Gospel written – fast and intense! Join us for a verse-by-verse study of this unique portrayal of Jesus and his mission. This Bible Study meets on Wednesday 10:00am-11:30am

Catholic Beliefs that Guide You – Catholicism is rich and meaningful and really not that complicated! Join in casual conversations about faith, prayer and the way that we live. Study Group on Wednesday 6:00pm-7:30pm

The Spiritual Life: The Keys to Growing Closer to God – This video-assisted presentation by Fr. Jeff Kirby will remind you of some of the themes he presented in our parish mission in April. If you missed it, here it is! And, if you attended, here is your chance to dig a little deeper! The First Friday Friends Study Group meets on the First Friday of the month at 10:00am-11:30am


Past Programs


Walk through the Mass – Father Paul Maier presents the Mass setting, its history, rubrics, and importance.

Vocation Weekend – Father Jeff Kirby Mass and presentation on vocation to all peoples and stages of life.

Bible 101 – Disciples of Jesus Christ can meet him in the Bible. Where do we begin? Where did the Bible come from? How do we pray with Sacred Scripture? This 90 minute presentation will give you some tools to get started.

Fast, Pray, Give – In this group we will look at Lent through the lens of discipleship, encouraging ourselves to adopt practices that bring us more fully into an appreciation of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Through Lent and Easter with the Gospels – This program provides a general introduction to the Gospels of Matthew and John, which are the sources of most of the key insights of this Lenten Time in Year A.

Meet you on the Hillside – This group offers the opportunity to gather for prayer, and study of the Sunday readings, reflection, and meaningful discussion.

Evangelii Gaudium – Pope Francis Apostolic Exhortation – Sunday morning Group Study.

The Seven Deadly Sins and the Beatitudes – Wednesday evening Study Group.

Bible Study: The Minor Prophets – Wednesday morning Bible Study.

God in America – A History of Religious Freedom – Wednesday evening Study Group.

Church History – First Friday Friends Study Group.

Parish Mission – May 20, 21, 22 – Father Jeff Kirby.

Being Catholic – Adult Retreat Day – July 19


What Catholic Believe About … ? – This is a light-hearted look at topics of interest: Sacraments, Scripture, Prayer and Morality. Each week explores a different topic.

God in America – A review of the PBS series by the same name, exploring the impact of religion in the United States from colonization to the present time.

Bible Study: The Minor Prophets – These prophets are ‘minor’ only in the size of their book, not their message!

Church History – What happened after the apostles Peter and Paul were martyred in 64 AD?

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