News and Updates

Check back here for the latest news and updates regarding what is happening at Holy Disciples and in our greater community.

NEWS FOR YOUNG ADULTS
"Theology on Tap"

Calling all young adults age 18-39! 
  • SAVE THESE DATES:    June 23   July15    August 19
    Quench your social and spiritual thirst. Enjoy an evening outdoors with food, drink and meaningful conversations as we EXPLORE OUR FAITH TOGETHER.
  • Limited capacity. 
  • Must register online. $10 registration ($5 non-alcoholic & under 21); fee includes 2 drink tickets. Food will be available for purchase from a food truck.

Click here for June 23 Registration  |  Learn more  | 

Faith Formation & Youth Group 2021-2022

As we head into the summer of 2021, we excitedly anticipate the Fall when the younger members of our community come back to their Faith Formation classes and Youth Group meetings. The registration link for the year 2021-2022 is live now! Click here to get your student registered. If your student is in the Junior High or Senior High Youth Group, there will be a Summer bible study and a few volunteer opportunities for the students to participate in starting in mid July. Please contact Amanda Woyak at Youthminister@holydisciples.org for more information about Youth Group and Confirmation. 


Please visit the Children K-5, Junior High, and Senior High pages for more information about summer activities and the upcoming year. 

Holy Land Pilgrimage

In the Footsteps of Jesus

Join Fr. Matthew O’Leary

16 Days: February 11-26, 2022

 

Live and breathe the Bible when traveling to the Holy Land, the land where it all began. Visit and pray at Jerusalem, Caesarea, Capernaum (Jesus’ hometown), the Jordan River, Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, Bethlehem, Bethany of Lazarus, Emmaus, and many other inspirational places in the Holy Land.

 

Link for brochure and more information: https://holylandtoursllc.com/tour/659

Link to video of the Informational Meeting which took place at Holy Disciples on Saturday, May 8, 2021

 

Young Adult Community

Are you a young adult? Are you looking for a community to join and build fellowship with? The Young Adult Group is for you! This group is welcoming members who fall between the age range of 18-39. For more information on joining this group, please contact Amanda Woyak at Youthminister@holydisciples.org. Make sure you find us on Facebook and Instagram! Message us and we will get you connected! 

Sacrament of Reconciliation and

Anointing of the Sick

Fr. Matthew will be available regularly in the church to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation on Saturday afternoons beginning at 2:00 and ending after the last penitent.  You may also call Fr. Matthew to celebrate Confession at another time.


COVID protocols are in place to help keep you and our priest safe during all Sacramental celebrations.


The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is celebrated during the 9:00a.m. Mass on the First Friday of the month.


PONDER
A Lectionary-Based Bible Study

An  Adult Faith Sharing Bible Study (via Zoom)

This Bible Study is an opportunity to better understand and pray with the Sunday readings. 


The material provides clear, reliable methods including lectio divina, Ignatian contemplation, and group discussion. All Sunday readings are included, along with informative commentary and thought-provoking reflections. Come, Ponder with us!

This bible study meets via Zoom on Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 PM.

This group is limited in size; therefore, additional groups will be formed as interest indicates.

The cost for the book (which includes a full year of Cycle B readings) is $20. If you cannot afford this expense, scholarships are available - contact Rosemary at robrienwilson@holydisciples.org


Click here to sign up!

Virtual Rosary

Join us for a virtual rosary via Zoom led by Tim Braden. If you would like to take part, please click here to fill out a form to show your interest and availability. We currently offer this prayer opportunity daily at 10:30AM.  Additional prayer times will be added as interest suggests. A Zoom link will be sent to those who have signed up.

Purchase Gifts from SERRV

Purchase "fair trade" gifts from SERRV International and a percentage of your payment will be forwarded to Holy Disciples to support our parish. Click here to learn more and to select your purchases. Sponsored by Holy Disciples Peace and Justice Committee.

New To Zoom?

COVID-19 may have us down for the moment, but we are resilient and we have so many programs online; from Faith Formation to Bible Studies to praying the Rosary. These programs are all being hosted in the Holy Disciples and Our Lady of Good Counsel community! If you are new to Zoom, or if you are curious about how it works and whether or not it's easy, here is a quick little video tutorial that shows you what it is like to join a Zoom meeting! If you are using a MacBook and your experience does not match what you see in the previous video tutorial, give this Zooming with a MacBook tutorial a try! See you on Zoom!