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Come and See!

RCIA Gesu Parish seeks to be a church that welcomes everyone, children and adults alike, and we need your help in getting the word out!  Perhaps you or someone you know is considering joining us in the Catholic faith.  We, as a parish community, would be happy to accompany you on such a path of exploration and [...]

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Come and See! Gesu Parish seeks to be a church that welcomes everyone, children and adults alike, and we need your help in getting the word out! Perhaps you or someone you know is considering joining us in the Catholic faith.  We, as a parish community, would be happy to accompany you on such a path of exploration [...]

One Book, One Parish – My Life with the Saints

Let's Read Together - Again! Once again we are promoting a book for parish-wide engagement: My Life with the Saints by James Martin, SJ.  Fr. Martin’s stunning spiritual memoir – witty, heart-warming, and at times heart-wrenching - provides a glimpse into the lives of some of the Catholic Church's most noteworthy saints. This 10th-anniversary edition features a [...]

Ignatian Prayer & Faith Sharing

The next gathering for Ignatian Prayer and Faith Sharing will be Wednesday, August 21 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Ignatius Library.  You are invited to this experience of prayer in the Ignatian traditions of lectio divina and imaginative Gospel contemplation as we reflect on the coming Sunday's Gospel and share insights. For planning purposes, please respond to Hilda at hwalter@churchofthegesu.org if you would like to participate. All are [...]

Seeking Youth Group Mentors

Looking for adults and young adults who would like to be mentors for the high school and junior high youth group programs. All that is required is that you are present at our meetings and are willing to share your faith story. If you have any questions or are in need of more information please [...]

R.C.I.A. 2019-2020

WE ARE COMPANIONS ON A JOURNEY: R.C.I.A. The Church of the Gesu is beginning a new journey to welcome those who wish to learn more about our Catholic faith through a process called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, or R.C.I.A. Please join us for an informational meeting and spread the word to those you know who may [...]

New Bible Studies – September 2019

Three Bible Studies begin in September A New Women’s Bible Study - The Gospel of Luke  begins Tuesday, September 24.  Debbie Bruening and Veronica Yates will facilitate weekly sessions for 9 weeks from 9:00-10:30 am in the Dietz Room of the Madonna della Strada Pastoral Center. Join in this new study and newly formed group [...]

Virtus Training & Volunteer Fingerprinting

Virtus Training Virtus Training at Gesu will be Tuesday, October 1 from 6:30-9:00 pm. in McAuley Hall. 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 [...]

Ignatian Prayer & Faith Sharing

The next gathering for Ignatian Prayer and Faith Sharing will be Wednesday, July 24 from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Ignatius Library. You are invited to experience prayer in the Ignatian traditions of lectio divina and imaginative Gospel contemplation as we reflect and share insights on the coming Sunday's Gospel. For planning purposes, please respond to Hilda at [...]

Bible Study – Book of Psalms

(September, 2019 - May, 2020) Fr. Vincent will facilitate a Bible Study this fall on the Book of Psalms. Sessions will be held two Wednesday mornings each month, beginning September 11 from 9:15-10:45 am. Each session after the introductory meeting will cover eight to ten Psalms. We will concentrate on three to five of those, [...]