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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 5/28/19).

Date Time Gatherings or Events to equip, train, or serve parishes
August    
    Young Adult Retreat, Notre Dame Spirituality Center, Alfred Cancelled
24   RCIA with Children & Youth, Portland with video conference to Bangor and Caribou
September    
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
November    
14   Lifelong Faith Formation Association
15-17   Youth Retreat, St Dominic Academy Auburn Campus
December    
12   Lifelong Faith Formation Association
January 2020  
9   Lifelong Faith Formation Association
February    
29   Rite of Election, Caribou
March    
1   Rite of Election
21   Women's Conference, Holiday Inn by the Bay
April    
4   RCIA Lenten Retreats
7   Chrism Mass, Cathedral
17-19   Youth Ministry Convention, Holiday Inn by the Bay