The Mass – An Adult Study Group *This is the program that runs in conjunction with the Archdiocesan initiative to help you rediscover the MassTuesdays: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31 and Feb 7, 21 at 7:00 p.m.Dessert, Drinks, and Discussion in the AtriumJoin us Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. beginning January 10, 2023 to view Bishop Barron’s newest study program, “The Mass.” Fr. Eric Roush and Fr. Adam Puntel will join Emily Daley in facilitating this 6-part video-based walk through the Liturgy of the Mass designed to help us grow in our understanding of how to fully, consciously, and actively participate in the source and summit of the Christian life.*Unable to attend? Make the journey instead with Archbishop Schnurr. Details here:Word on Fire’s The Mass with Archbishop SchnurrFor the six weeks between Christmas and Lent, Archbishop Schnurr will send out one short video each week to help us deepen our appreciation for and participation in the Mass. Just watch the video at your convenience during the week and see how the Holy Spirit moves in you to renew and strengthen your love through the Eucharist – especially during the Sunday Mass. Visit https://catholicaoc.org/themass/ to sign up. Pages with PadresMonthly book discussion group using The Creed in Slow Motion by Ronald Knox. We will read and discuss one chapter each month. Discussions will center on sharing stories from our lives or on responding to theological questions raised by the chapter.Beginning January 18 and 19, 2023Two sessions. Meet in the St. Stephen Parish Center:Session 1: Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. with Fr. AdamSession 2: Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. with Fr. Eric Men & Women’s Ignatian Weekend RetreatFebruary 24 – 26, 2023“A Heart Centered Approach to the Spiritual Exercises”The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius are designed to lead one into a deeper relationship with Jesus. This retreat will help you examine your own heart and then enter into the Heart of Jesus. There you will find the fulfillment of the prophecy of Ezekiel “I will give you a new heart and place a new spirit within you, taking from your bodies your stony hearts and giving you natural hearts.” This retreat led by Fr. Jim Kubicki, SJ will follow the prayers of the Spiritual Exercises in hopes that through silence and prayer, these will be days of encountering our God who desires to reveal Himself to you. The fee is $275 and includes a private room and meals during your 2-night stay at the Jesuit Spiritual Center. To register or for more information, please call 513-248-3500, ext. 10 or visit www.jesuitspiritualcenter.com Wednesday Women’s Bible StudyWednesdays from Noon-1:30 p.m. in the AtriumWill resume in February; dates are Feb. 8, 15, 22; no meetings in March; April 5, 12, 19All women of the parish are welcome! More details to follow!