With the arrival of Advent, there are a number of different traditions that we can use to mark the season in our home and avoid the temptation to overlook Advent in the rush to Christmas. Click for this presentation from our own Susan Falkner.
How much do you make? What's your net worth? How much does Jesus want us to have? As business expert Bill Heiden explains, simply having money is not in-and-of itself a bad thing. Click for more information.
There are aspects of parenting that aren't easy or comfortable. Having "The Talk" with your child is one of those instances. This program aims to ease the anxiety for parents and provide a road map to navigate this part of parenthood. (click for more info)
Deacon Art Miller often says that if there was an 11th Commandment, it should be "Thou Shalt Not Be A Bystander." In this presentation, he connects that notion with the Bible in our Christian lives through John 2:5
Our children/grandchildren/nieces/nephews/neighbors are growing up in an age much different from generations past. But we, as adults, can't bury our heads in the sand. This presentation offers a fascinating look at social media and how we can help guide our children.
Steve Rushin writes a weekly column for SI.com and is a What TK to Golf Digest. Steve has published several books including The Pint Man (2010), The Caddie Was a Reindeer (2005), Road Swing (1998) and soon to come out The 34-Ton Bat (Oct 2013). Steve, his wife Rebecca Lobo and their four children are parishioners of St. Mary’s. Click to watch the video of Steve's presentation on the importance and challenge of integrating faith, family and sports.
Our speaker, Chris Haddad is a lawyer and the youth minister at St. Thomas in West Hartford. Today he talked about ways that parents can pass on their faith to their children. If you were able to hear the discussion today and have some comments or if you would like to read more information, click the title.
Today was the kickoff of our new Adult Enrichment series that will take place on Sunday mornings. Father Matera explained how the program is going to work and gave a brief highlight of the weeks to come. If you could not join us today . . . we hope to see you in the upcoming weeks!