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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 opportunities in 2019-2020 (Updated 10/4/19).

Date Tme Gatherings or Events to equip, train, or serve parishes
April    
7 POSTPONED Chrism Mass, Cathedral, Portland
15 9:30a-12n Pastoral Life Coordinators' Gathering, video conference
  POSTPONED Youth Ministry Convention, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland
May    
1 TENTATIVE Teen and Adult Confirmation, Site in Aroostook County TBD
5-7 CANCELLED LFFA Retreat, Marie Joseph Spirituality Center, Biddeford Pool
22 7pm Teen and Adult Confirmation, St Maximillian Kolbe, Scarborough
June    
5 7pm Teen and Adult Confirmation,Holy Family, Old Town
6   Workshop on learners with special needs, Portland with Caribou, Bangor via video
7 10am Neophyte Mass, Cathedral, Portland
11 8:30am-12n LFFA meeting: Portland with Caribou and Bangor via video conference
17 9:30a-12n Pastoral Life Coordinators' Gathering, Camden
27   Silver and Gold Mass, St.John's Church, Bangor
July    
24-26   Youth Ministry Convention, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland
August    
7-8   New England Faith Forum 2020, Nashua NH
September    
11-13   Young Adult Retreat, Alfred ME
20   Catechetical Sunday  “I Received from the Lord what I also Handed on to You.”
October    
17   Men's Conference, St John's Community Center, Brunswick
23-25   Rachel's Vineyard Retreat, Greater Bangor area