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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|24-26||Youth Ministry Convention, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland|
|7-8||New England Faith Forum 2020, Nashua NH|
|11-13||Young Adult Retreat, Alfred ME|
|20||Catechetical Sunday “I Received from the Lord what I also Handed on to You.”|
|17||Men's Conference, St John's Community Center, Brunswick|
|23-25||Rachel's Vineyard Retreat, Greater Bangor area|