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Faith Formation Gatherings & Events

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 adult opportunities in 2019 (Updated 1/2/19).

Date Time Gatherings or Events to equip, train, or serve parishes
April    
26-28   Rachel's Vineyard Retreat - greater Bangor area
26-28  7pm-12n Youth Convention - Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland
May    
3 7pm Confirmation for Teens and Adults, St Mary Church, Presque Isle
7-9   LFFA Retreat with Ann Garrido
13-15 9am-1pm Mornings for Administrative Professionals, Presque Isle, Bangor, Westbrook
17 7pm Confirmation for Teens and Adults, St Teresa Church, Brewer
31 7pm Confirmation for Teens and Adults, Holy Maryrs Church, Falmouth
June    
13 9am-noon LFFA Meeting: Portland, Bangor, Caribou, Houlton
19 9:30am-noon Pastoral Life Coordinator Gathering - Camden
22 4pm Silver and Gold Mass, St Joseph Church, Biddeford
29 4pm Neophyte Mass, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland
July    
22-26   E.P.I.C. Youth Leadership Training Week, St Joseph College, Standish
August    
23-25   Young Adult Retreat, Notre Dame Spirituality Center, Alfred
October    
4-5   Parish Life Conference in Lewiston, featuring Fr. J. Michael Joncas and Joe Paprocki