Faith Pilgrimage – RCIA
This pilgrimage is not only a personal journey, but a parish wide experience. The first phase begins with inquiry. All of us have questions! Here faith filled Catholics and Monsignor McEnhill will guide you in the safety of your peers while meeting fellow members of Our Lady of Refuge. In the second phase we will begin to develop a deeper experience of the life of Christ and His church incorporating our Mass with breakout sessions. The third phase is one of purification and enlightenment. We will celebrate with the entire church special rites culminating at the Easter Vigil. Here within the holiest of nights you will join other Candidates and the Elect around the world for the Sacraments of Initiation – some will be Baptized, some receive their First Holy Communion and finally Confirmation! The fourth phase extends through the Easter Season devoted to Mystagogy, as you now enter more fully into the life and unity of the parish community and Church around the world.
You may call me, Lisa Marie, at 248-418-7212 or email email@example.com.
Intercessory Prayer allows us to pray in a very universal way. We meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 pm in the Narthex of our Church and conclude at 8 pm. This hour benefits in a powerful way our family, parish, universal church, community, country, those in purgatory, and all concerns you bring with you. You may also email your prayer requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vocation Prayer Chalice Program
Our Lady of Refuge has reinstituted our “Vocation Prayer Chalice Program.” The hope of this program is to encourage our families to pray regularly for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life. Each weekend a family would receive the Vocation Chalice at Mass and take it home with a promise to “pray for vocations” during that week. The family would place the chalice in a prominent place in their home and gather each day to pray around the Chalice, asking God to help raise awareness for vocations. A prayer packet will be enclosed in the chalice case to provide prayers for each day of the week. The family will then return the case with the prayer packet and chalice enclosed to the Hospitality Center so the next family may take it home. To participate in this vocation awareness program, you need only to fill out the sign-up sheet that is available in the narthex at the Hospitality Center.
This commission focuses on the heart of worship and the family. Our mission is to help all of us grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. Some of the ministries that are offered are: Altar Care Teams, Altar Servers, Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, Funeral Mass Ministers, Greeters, Intercessory Prayer, Men’s and Women’s Fellowships, Readers and Ushers. For more information call Lisa Marie at 248-418-7212 or email email@example.com.