Adult Faith Formation
Our parish offers a variety of programs throughout the year, including Small Groups, Faith Studies, Retreats, and OCIA. Listen for pulpit announcements and watch this website, the bulletin and the St. Odilia Messenger for information about upcoming events.
Formed.org offers a wide array of online Catholic study programs, movies, ebooks, and audio downloads from top Catholic presenters. There is something for every age, including family movies. Watch as an individual, as a couple, family or form a small group. You can grow in your faith in a profound and meaningful way. St. Odilia has purchased a shareable subscription to an online Catholic resource that you'll find to be invaluable.
St. Odilia has purchased a shareable subscription to an online Catholic resource that you’ll find to be invaluable as you seek to grow in your faith. To access our subscription, go to www.formed.org
- Select "Sign up as a parishioner"
- Type in "St. Odilia, 3495 Victoria St. N Shoreview, MN"
- You can then enter your name and email address.
- Happy browsing!
Some great resources to check out on Formed.org:
Symbolon – Link – 20 videos and study guide for you to study the Catholic faith
Reborn – Link – 3 videos to recall and remind you about the great importance of the Sacrament of Baptism
The Search – Link – A new video series by Chris Stephanic (author of Chosen Confirmation Program)
Presence: The Mystery of the Eucharist – Link – Understand in depth this great gift and mystery in which Christ is given to us sacramentally
OCIA (Order of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Are you looking to become Catholic? Maybe you have never been baptized or were baptized in a different Christian tradition, or perhaps you received Baptism as a child in the Catholic Church but never received your First Communion or Confirmation. If any of these strike a chord with you, then OCIA is the place for you! Click here to enter the OCIA homepage for full details.
Advent Series - Journey to "The End"
Join us for a 3-week series of talks on Wednesdays at 6:30 starting November 16 in the Church. Fr. Brian Zuelke will be presenting a series of three presentations on the Church, the Four Last Things, and the Sacraments.
November 16 - "The Church"
November 23 - "The Last Things"
November 30 - "The Sacraments"