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Hello 

What a year it has been! Our first priority is to support you and your family on this journey. We provide resources for parents to guide their children through the process but also resources for parents' own faith journey. Please check out all the resources we provide in this email.

In this email, you will find all the information you will need for this year! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email me at santonio@mqoa.org.
 
- Steven Antonio, Director of Family Engagement

First Things First: Sunday Mass

Mass is central to living out our Catholic Faith; it is where we receive our life-giving bread and learn through Scripture and prayer. Join us in committing yourself and your families to attend Mass weekly to further your life long faith formation. Our community will walk with you on this journey and participate with you during Sunday Mass. We are committed to offering excellent liturgy, through beautiful music, inspiring homilies, and welcoming communities.

We ask for a commitment to attend Mass together regularly. On our part, we commit to improving your experience to be more inspiring, fulfilling, and uplifting. Mass is offered in-person and online.

Our community will walk with you on this journey. Sacramental Preparation brings both candidates and sponsors/parents to a deeper understanding of the life-long commitment that is made when receiving a Sacrament in the Catholic Church.
 

Mass Schedule

Decision Point & Online Gatherings

Each youth will receive the Decision Point journal. 


Online Gatherings

Each candidate and their sponsors should attend. If the sponsor can not attend, a parent must be present. 


Sundays | 7:30 PM via Zoom

  • October 25th - Recorded Session
  • January 3rd
  • February 7th
  • March 14th or 21st
Confirmation Schedule
Bookmark the link above for dates and links to our online gatherings.

Confirmation Gathering: Sunday, October 25th


If you missed our first Gathering, please view the record session with your sponsor or parent.

Payment


The $65 covers the program materials and online meetings

We can't wait to help you prepare your child for the sacraments! Thank you for supporting our parish, your fees cover all the material costs for this year's preparation process.
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Serving Parents & Adults

Alpha is all about conversation and connection.

Alpha is the place where you can take an honest look at the Big Questions in life. If you've ever asked yourself “Is there more to life than this?” then Alpha is for you! At Alpha, you'll meet great people and have a chance to put your thoughts, questions, and doubts on the table, without being judged or discouraged. Our guests have described Alpha as "the antidote for Catholic guilt" and "the opposite of my CCD experience as a kid."
"A time to reconnect with the spirit and community." - Alpha Online Guest

 Alpha is great for:

  • Adults who are curious about Christianity
  • College Students who expected to be away at college, but are feeling stuck at home
  • People who were raised in a church but have drifted away over the years
  • Faithful people who want a safe place to talk about their questions and doubts
  • Parents of all ages, wondering how to keep the faith in turbulent times

Monday, January 6th, 2021

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The Marriage Course

MQOA is bringing a new program from the team that brought us Alpha, The Marriage Course. The Marriage Course is a series of seven sessions, designed to help couples invest in their relationship and build a strong marriage.

The Marriage Course is for couples who are seeking to strengthen their relationship. Some couples do the course to intentionally invest in their relationship, others are looking to address more specific challenges. Either way, the course offers essential tools and practical ideas to help you build a relationship that lasts a lifetime. The Marriage Course is based on Christian principles but designed for all couples — with or without a church background.

Even though called the "Marriage Course", the course is designed for couples who have been together for at least two years, married or not.

Next Course | January 2021

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