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Faith Formation Gatherings & Events

The Office of Lifelong Faith Formation gathers people in a varitey 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. 

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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.

for Leaders/Staff    for Youth    for Adults      Liturgies

Date Time  Gathering or Event to equip, train, or serve parishes
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listing of opportunites for adults in 2019
December    
13 9am-noon LFFA Meeting: Portland, Bangor, Houlton, Caribou
  2019  
January    
10 9am-noon LFFA Meeting: Portland, Bangor, Houlton, Caribou
17-19   March for Life Youth Pilgrimage
February    
14 9am-noon LFFA Meeting: Portland, Bangor, Caribou, Houlton
March    
9/10   Rite of Election
15 9am-3pm Leader Workshop on Helping Hurting Teens - Roy Petifils
15   "Helping Hurting Teens" session for Parents and Teens - Roy Petifils
25-27   Evenings for Catechists
April    
6   Women's Conference, Portland Marriot Sable Oaks, South Portland
11 9 am-noon LFFA Meeting
13   RCIA Lenten Retreat - Van Buren or Portland
26-28   Youth Convention - Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland
May    
7-9   LFFA Retreat with Ann Garrido
13-15   Mornings for Administrative Professionals
June    
13   LFFA Meeting
22   Silver and Gold Mass, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland
October 2019  
4-5   Parish Life Conference in Lewiston, featuring Fr. J. Michael Joncas and Joe Paprocki