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Virtus Training & Volunteer Fingerprinting

Virtus Training at Gesu will be Tuesday, August 21 from 6:30-9:00 pm in McAuley Hall. Please click here to register. If you attended a Virtus training session in the past, you do not need to repeat the training. Fingerprinting for Gesu Volunteers Background checks are a requirement for VIRTUS certification. Checks can be completed electronically [...]

Ignatian Prayer & Faith Sharing

The next evening of Ignatian Prayer and Faith Sharing will be Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 pm in the Ignatius Library. This is for anyone who wishes to pray!  ​Come for an experience of prayer in the Ignatian tradition as we reflect on the​ upcoming Sunday's​ Gospel. The evening will include small group faith sharing and the Examen. For planning [...]

Early Childhood Programs

Please register now for the fall session of the Gesu Early Childhood Programs: Happy Together and TOPS (Time Out for Parents). Happy Together is a parent and child class with a playgroup like setting. It offers opportunities for free play, art, music and early socialization experiences. This class is offered on Monday mornings from 10:00-11:00 [...]

Eucharist Minister Formation Sessions

Below is the Spring 2018 schedule of formation sessions for Eucharistic Ministers. A High School and Spanish session will be added shortly. High school students must be in the Spring of their Junior Year. NOTE: Your registration needs to be submitted through Gesu. Email Hilda Walter a hwalter@churchofthegesu.org if you wish to register for a particular [...]

What Does the Church Say About Annulments

Many Catholics and some Gesu parishioners who have undergone a civil divorce may believe that they are no longer “in communion” with the Church, and for that reason either avoid taking part in Mass, or attend Mass without receiving the Eucharist. This is not the case. In fact, it is attempting re-marriage outside of the church after a divorce ending one’s [...]

Communal Reconciliation Service

On Tuesday, March 20 at 7:00 pm, Gesu will celebrate a Communal Reconciliation Service as part of our “Gesu Together” Lenten Programming. Come for an opportunity for a short prayer service, followed by an opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation with Fr. Kiser, Fr. Vincent, or any of the guest priests who will be [...]

Novena of Grace

The theme and general topic this year is “Ignatian Prayer: Finding God in All Things,” an important aspect of Ignatian Spirituality. The occasion for this annual Novena, a period of nine days of prayer, is the anniversary of the canonizations of Saints Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier, the first the leading Founder of the Society of Jesus, [...]