Ministries & Activities to help you explore your faith

Group Discussion
Adult Formation

Mary Kane Mauer

1855stpaulcathchurch@live.com

(219) 531-0933

This group designs programs and offerings to help adults explore their faith. For more information, click here.

Prayer Group
RCIA: Becoming Catholic

Deacon Mike Foster 

dnmdfoster@gmail.com

(219) 464-8103

Are you interested in the possibility of becoming a Catholic? To learn more about our faith, click here.

Praying Together
Divorce & Beyond Support Group

Mary Kane Mauer

1855stpaulcathchurch@live.com

(219) 531-0933

Hope and healing can be found by participating in this 10-week support group. This is a safe group where feelings and experiences can be shared with confidence and compassion.

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Women's Retreat

Paulette Klawitter

kepacape@frontier.com

(219) 531-1814

Generations of Catholics have been strengthened by the Christ Renews His Parish retreat program, now called Welcome. This group hosts weekend retreats to help parishioners renew and reflect on their faith, seeing where Christ is present and active in their lives.

Ray of Light
Women's Cursillo

Sue Livarchik

slivarchik@comcast.net

(219) 462-0613

The Cursillo is a three-day diocesan retreat designed to help women encounter Jesus Christ and renew their faith.

Lecture
Women of Grace

Terri Collins

theresecollins1@frontier.com

(773) 343-1332

Full of Grace is a 10-week program designed to help women explore the gift of femininity, through the examples of Mary and great women saints of the Church.

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Men's Retreat

Steve Nicksic

snicksic@gmail.com

(219) 508-0554

Generations of Catholics have been strengthened by the Christ Renews His Parish retreat program, now called Welcome. This group hosts weekend retreats to help parishioners renew and reflect on their faith, seeing where Christ is present and active in their lives.

Ray of Light
Men's Cursillo

George & Sue Livarchik

slivarchik@comcast.net

(219) 462-0613

The Cursillo is a three-day diocesan retreat designed to help men encounter Jesus Christ and renew their faith.

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That Man is You

Phil Page

phil.page@comcast.net

(219) 928-3420

This is a men's group that meets seasonally in the Saint Paul Catholic School cafeteria from 5:45 to 7:15 a.m. Through videos and discussions, we address pressures and temptations men face, especially  in their roles as husbands and fathers.

Praying Girl
Religious Education

Diane Matthys, director

stpaulre1755@gmail.com

(219) 464-8502

Together, we partner with parents to help children grow in faith. For more information on how to register a child or to volunteer your time as a catechist, click here.

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Saint Paul Catholic School

Jane Scupham, principal

principal@stpaulvalpo.org

(219) 462-3374

Saint Paul Catholic School provides intellectual, spiritual, human and leadership formation for young disciples from Pre-K4 through grade 8. For more information on enrolling your child, click here.

Priest
Vocations Ministry

Jo Anne Rosenow

jorosenow59@comcast.net

(219) 707-0881

This group helps empower men and women of the parish to consider priesthood and religious life as a positive path for their future. They sponsor the Vocation Cross ministry at the 8 and 10 a.m. Masses. Families are always welcome to join in their prayerful support of our seminarians.

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Life Teen

Matt Pysh

olson897@comcast.net

(219) 926-8544

LIFE Teen is a movement within the Catholic Church leading teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church. At Saint Paul, LIFE Teen meets every Sunday for the 5:30 p.m. Mass, usually followed by a LIFE Night, ending at 8:30. Any teenager currently in high school is welcome to join. Adults who enjoy ministering to teens are welcome to be part of the CORE Team.

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Edge

Cathie Dull

stpaulvalpoedge@gmail.com

(219) 508-5606

EDGE is a nationally recognized Catholic middle school youth ministry program. At Saint Paul, our EDGE program is tailored to meet the educational, spiritual, emotional and social needs of early adolescents in grades six, seven and eight. Through enriching spiritual experiences, amazing service projects and fun-filled social gatherings, EDGE strives to enrich Catholic youth and draw them closer to Jesus.

Bible Lessons
FAME: Scripture Sharing Group

Lori Page

valpopage@comcast.net

(219) 548-2933

This group meets every Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Social Hall C to study the upcoming weekend's readings. Children are welcome and have a special play room where they can socialize while their parents participate.

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