Fr. Greg’s Road to Catholicism: What to do in church, praying the Mass

How to dress, do’s and don’ts, praying

Fr. Greg Ames - praying the Mass

Fr. Greg Ames

Ever wondered what to do in Church or feel like Catholicism for Dummies was written for you? Is church just for rich people? Fr. Greg Ames explores Catholicism’s ancient roots, which are older than Buddhism and an integral part of Mass. Understand where Catholicism’s Jewish roots begin and end in the Mass. Get tips on church do’s and don’ts, including how to dress, what is more important than arriving on time, the two ways to take Communion and the one thing you should not do after Communion.

What are ‘Catholic aerobics’?

Watch this video to find out what people mean by “Catholic aerobics”. Discover the oldest words in continuous use in human language and while you’re at it, RSVP to Christ’s great invitation. Join Fr. Greg Ames in this engaging Wednesday night series that explores highlights of Catholicism, now through April 27, 2016. Drop in for one or all sessions. Fr. Ames is Chaplain to the Homeless at the Mission in Fort Collins, and priest in residence at Saint Joseph Catholic Church.

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Fr. Greg’s next talk

Join us for Fr. Greg’s next talk, “The Sacraments: Understanding our Sacramental Church”, Wednesday Feb. 3, 6:45 – 7:45 p.m. Get directions.

Our Catholic Journey: Remaining Talks

February 10, No ClassAsh Wednesday

February 17, Lent: The Sacraments of Initiation

February 24, No Class

March 2, Sin: The Sacraments of Healing

March 9, Our Calling: The Sacraments of Vocation

March 16, The Triduum: The Great Liturgies of Holy Week

March 23, No Class – Holy Week

March 30, No Class – Easter Week

April 6, Catholic Morality: Being Easter People

April 13, Medical Ethics: Living and Dying in a Modern World

April 20, Human Dignity: a Review of Catholic Social Teachings

April 27, Last Class

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About Karin Livingston

Mrs. Livingston taught at Saint Joseph Catholic School with a State of Colorado teaching license for 15 years before moving into the parish-school technology coordinator position in 2006. Mrs. Livingston was instrumental in piloting the technology aspects of the school literacy program, including introduction of the Accelerated Reader reading practice program, and the Student Teacher Assessment of Reading (STAR) program. Mrs. Livingston has been a parishioner at Saint Joseph Catholic Church since 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Science from the University of California at Davis. Mrs. Livingston blogs and is the author of the young-adult equestrian novel, Winning Bet.
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