REBUILDING CULTURE

Building a truly human culture

Below is a list of the courses we will be offering for the Spring 2019 semester! If you are interested in attending a class that requires registration (marked with an *), please do so in the form below or call the parish office for help. All classes are free and open to everyone. If you cannot attend a class you’ve registered for, please contact the parish office to allow someone on the waitlist to have the spot. 

heritage

Basement Dialogues *
Based on the custom of “salons” of people getting together to discuss pertinent issues, we’ll have our own series of dialogues in the rectory basement, a perfect setting for sharing ideas. A moderator will present a topic and give a short intro in order to facilitate discussion. To encourage sharing, group will be limited to 15 people.
The Art of Parenting
Thursday 1/24 | 7pm |
Beatrice and Patrick Sullivan
Does anyone really know how to parent? How do we raise holy kids in this generation? The Sullivans will provide a few points of conversation. Realness and imperfections welcomed.
The Situation in the Church
Thursday 2/28 | 7pm | Alejandro Bermudez
During this tumultuous time, where do we turn? Come with your questions.

Culture Through Cuisine
Tuesday 2/5 | 6pm | Eduardo Regal
Eduardo will teach us how to make a traditional Peruvian meal, Ají de Gallina, and then we’ll enjoy it together.

Hike + Mass at St. Malos
Saturday 5/11 | 9am
We’ll celebrate Mass at the St. Malo’s Chapel on the Rock, then go for a moderate, family-friendly hike in the Allenspark area. Meet at the parish at 9am to carpool.

language

Spanish-Speaking Happy Hour
Last Tuesday of the Month | 7pm
Beginners, intermediates, advanced and native speakers all welcome! Join us for some conversation and cultural food and drink. We’ll hear a short presentation on a cultural aspect of the featured country and practice Spanish conversation.
1/29 Spain
2/26 Peru
3/26 Mexico
4/30 Colombia

Arts & Humanities

Culture + Craft *
Saturdays 2/9, 2/16, 3/2  | 9am-11am

Instead of instant gratification, we’ll take the time to craft something with our hands and enjoy the fruit of our labors. Two ladies will give personalized instruction to walk you through all of the steps of sewing your own skirt, from choosing fabric and a pattern to sewing the actual piece. Class size limited to 9, bring your own sewing machine if you have one. Participants will pay for fabric and pattern.

An Evening of Celebration
Friday 5/17 | 7pm | Holy Name Schola

On the weekend of the one year anniversary of the Dedication of our new Sanctuary, the Holy Name Schola will present  motets and musical pieces. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails to follow.

Shakespeare’s Catholicism
Thursday 4/11 | 6:30pm | Joseph Pearce

What does Shakespeare have to teach us about the faith? How can his plays enrich our lives? Author and speaker Joseph Pearce will share his expertise.

 

Theology

Vatican II and the Liturgy: What Happened Before, During, and After *
Saturday 3/23 | 9am-noon | Fr. Daniel
What were the actual decisions of the Council? How did these decisions come about? Learn from Fr. Daniel about what took place before, during, and after Vatican II with regard to the Liturgy.

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