October 2017


Faith Plan Year 2We are excited to introduce you to our very first "Growing in Spirit" e-Newsletter! Each newsletter will include our monthly prayer focus and will be filled with resources and inspirational ideas to assist you on your faith journey.

Our hope and prayer is that you'll find the information in each newsletter to be an ongoing help and support in your work with our students and in your personal walk with God.
Blessings to you all!

(For more information on prayer, visit  The Six Strands of Religious Education website)

Four Tips for making prayer a part of our daily lives:

1) Schedule It

2) Plan It

3) Make It Manageable

4) Be Consistent

                               - Fr. Cristino Bouvette

"We do not pray to change God's mind. We pray to change our hearts."

- Fr. Cristino Bouvette (paraphrase)

October - Month of the Holy Rosary

RosaryThe month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. The Rosary is a form of prayer within the Catholic tradition which is a way for us to meditate on moments in Christ's life through the eyes of his mother Mary.

Creative Ways to Pray the Rosary

String Your Own Rosary

Pray the Rosary Online

Prayers of Thanksgiving - Ideas for October

October Prayer

Forms of Prayer

Faith Plan in Action

October Prayer Prayers of Thanksgiving Our Faith Plan IN ACTION

Click on the image above to download an 8.5x11 PDF for use in newsletters, display on bulletin boards etc.

3-Minute Retreat-Received With Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Prayers

Litany of Thanksgiving

Students from St. Catherine School writing in their prayer journal.

Contact Information

Joann Bartley, Director of Religious Education
Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate
Regional Division No. 4
620 12 Street B North, Lethbridge, AB T1H 2L7
(403) 327-9555

Email: Joann Bartley

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