The Office of Lifelong Faith Formation gathers people in a variety of ways to equip, train, and serve the parishes of our diocese. Whether it's a training or a retreat or a liturgy, the purpose of all of our gatherings is to lead people closer to Christ and build up his Body, the Church.
Please see below for a full listing of upcoming gatherings and events. Click on specific items listed on the right to find out more information.
Click here to download a Save the Date listing of opportunities in 2019-2020 (Updated 5/28/19).
|Date||Time||Gatherings or Events to equip, train, or serve parishes|
|24||RCIA with Children & Youth, Portland with video conference to Bangor and Caribou|
|12||Lifelong Faith Formation Association (LFFA), Portland, Caribou, Houlton, LifesizeCloud|
|15||Catechetical Sunday: Stay with Us/ Quédate con Nosotros|
|18||Pastoral Life Coordinators' Gathering, Portland with video conference|
|October||Extraordinary Missionary Month "Baptized and Sent"|
|4-5||Parish Life Conference in Lewiston, featuring Fr. J. Michael Joncas and Joe Paprocki|
|Lifelong Faith Formation Association|
|19-20||Middle School Rallies, North (Presque Isle), Central (Bangor), South (TBD)|
|19||Men's Conference, Scarborough|
|25-27||Rachel's Vineyard Retreat, Greater Bangor area|
|14||Lifelong Faith Formation Association|
|15-17||Youth Retreat, St Dominic Academy Auburn Campus|
|12||Lifelong Faith Formation Association|
|9||Lifelong Faith Formation Association|
|29||Rite of Election, Caribou|
|1||Rite of Election|
|21||Women's Conference, Holiday Inn by the Bay|
|4||RCIA Lenten Retreats|
|7||Chrism Mass, Cathedral|
|17-19||Youth Ministry Convention, Holiday Inn by the Bay|