Adult Spiritual Growth

Continue to grow in faith

Living out our Baptismal promise, through prayer, study and action

 

Spiritual growth is a life-long opportunity. Following are current opportunities at Holy Cross.

SPIRITUALITY

  • Triangle Catholics Scripture Reading & Sharing Group: Wednesdays, 7 PM (except Ash Wednesday) Read and discuss the upcoming Sunday Scriptures, led by Jason Martin, Holy Cross parishioner. Read about Jason Martin.
  • Stations of the Cross and Benediction | 7 PM Fridays during Lent (adults and children)
  • Parish Revival | Check our home page and Featured Events Calendar for announcements about upcoming revivals and other special programs. 

Resources

US Conference of Catholic Bishops: Daily Readings & Video Reflections

Peace, Justice and Human Concerns Commission: Explore opportunities to learn and serve through programs advanced by this ministry. Details here

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

HOLY CROSS BOOK CLUB

The parish’s Spirituality Committee strives to provide meaningful opportunities for all adults to continue growing in their faith through reading and discussion of faith-based books. Watch our Special Events calendar for upcoming sessions.

Following are previoius books we have read and discussed:

  • "Love is the Measure: A Biography of Dorothy Day", by Jim Forest
  • "Tatoos on the Heart", by Fr. Greg Boyle
  • “The Interior Castle”, by St. Teresa of Avila
  • “Simplicity”, by Fr. Richard Rohr

Previous studies have included: 

  • “True Reformers: Saints of the Catholic Refodrmation,” a video series by Lighthouse Catholic Media
  • “Catholicism,” a video series by Fr. Barron
  • “A Quick Journey through the Bible,” a video and text series by Jeff Gavins, Tim Gray and Sarah Christmyer

Send suggestions to Deacon Phil Rzewnicki, facilitator of adult faith formation programs, in coordination with Jeantta Hopkins, Holy Cross director of religious education.

 

 

 

Some approach spirituality as the wholehearted living of Christian faith, creed, moral code, and worship. Others consider it to be humanity’s innate reaching for self-transcendence and for ultimate meaning. Some insist that it must include a God-centered struggle for justice. But for almost everyone, spirituality implies a direct relationship with God. (Source: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, paper on an ecological spirituaity.)

Our mission is to enable all youth and adults in our parish community to understand and live a rich faith live rooted in Catholic traditions and practices.

For adults exploring Catholicism or a return to the Catholic faith: 

RCIA AND LANDINGS

Adults interested in becoming Catholic or returing to the Catholic Church are welcome to join us for our informal adult spirituality growth opportunities, and also to participate in our sacramental preparation programs: RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) and Landings (for those returning to active membership in the Catholic Church). 

TRIANGLE AREA YOUNG ADULT SCRIPTURE SHARING/FELLOWSHIP

All young adults in the Triangle area are welcome to participating in these Wednesday evenings, to read and reflect upon the upcoming Sunday's Scripture readings, led by Jason Martin, Holy Cross young adult parishioner. 

For our youth:

View a complete overview of our youth programs in the Faith Formation section of our website. 

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