Saint Brigid 
of Kildare
May 2018
In This Issue
Upcoming Events:

May 18
May Crowning - School

May 31
8th Grade Graduation - School

June 18-22
Vacation Bible School

Men & the Nun
"When one reaches the highest degree of human maturity, one has only one question left: How can I be helpful?"-TERESA OF ÁVILA

Rev. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI shows how identifying and embracing discipleship will lead to new heights of spiritual awareness and maturity. In the book, Sacred Fire, he takes us on a journey through the dark night of the senses and of the spirit. Fr. Rolheiser explains, when we embrace the struggle and yearning to know God we can experience a profound re-understanding to our daily lives.  In Sacred Fire, Rolheiser's deeply affecting prose urges us on in pursuit of the most holy of all passions-a deep and lasting intimacy with God. Sacred Fire is available from Amazon in different formats.  Join Sr. Teresa and some wonderful men on June 12, 19, 26 from 7:00 to 8:15 PM in Hendricks Hall. (Date change)



Registration is open until June 5th. We need at least 10 men.

Congrats to our 2018 RCIA Class

If you are interested in returning to the church, or want to learn more about RCIA, click here. 
Are you thinking of becoming 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 5:45-10pmJune 13 from 5:45-7:45pm-Introduction
    • Course Two: June 13 from 8-10pmJune 14-15 from 5:45-10pm-Scripture
    • Course Three: June 18-19 from 5:45-10pmJune 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 contact Tina White (twhite@stbrigidofkildare.org) or Andrea Komenda (akomenda@stbrigidofkildare.org) for further information.

Register for 2018-19 EPIC - Middle School Youth Group
High School Youth Ministry
 

2018-19 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Be sure to register for high school youth ministry before attending your first ministry gathering by visiting the youth ministry webpage and clicking "activity consent form."  While you are on the webpage, sign up for our weekly email for the most up-to-date ministry information.

Summer Ministry 2018

Sports Ohio Summer Outing | June 10 from 6:00-8:00 PM
All incoming freshmen through outgoing seniors are invited! $20/ teen. The registration form can be found on the youth ministry webpage.

Euchre with Independent Living from 7-8 PM | June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23, & Aug. 6
We will meet at Dublin Retirement Village (DRV) Independent Living's lobby to play euchre and spend time with residents at DRV.


Summer Series (The Virtues) | 7-8:30 PM | June 14, 21, & 28
Summer formation series & social will gather three evenings in June. Meet in the Massey Teen Room for small groups & summer games.


Mass & More | 9 AM -10:30 AM | July 12 & 26
9 AM Mass & board games or field games until 10:30 AM

Gospel Road Mission Trip | July 15-19  
Gospel Road is a five-day mission focused work camp for high school youth from Catholic churches and schools throughout the Diocese of Columbus. Gospel Road 2018 will be hosted at St. Patrick's Church in London, OH. The cost of the trip is $135. The registration deadline has passed. Email Laura Ginikos to see if spots are still available.


Stay Connected
See the parish bulletin, our parish website, and sign up for the weekly youth ministry email for up-to-date information. Follow us on Instagram @brigid_youthmin

Young Adult Ministry

Being Catholic: How We Believe, Practice, & Think by Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk
This series will focus on understanding and applying what we believe to daily life. Drawing from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, this series will explore the guiding principles of our faith and how we put faith into action each day through beliefs, practices, and mentality.
 
Part 1, How we believe: Tuesdays, May 8-June 5
Part 2, How we practice: Tuesdays, July 24-Aug. 14
Part 3, How we think: Tuesdays, Oct.2-Oct. 30
 
The one-time fee of $20 include the cost of the book. Email Laura Ginikos to sign up for the July/ Aug session.

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