Adult Spiritual Growth

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Gesu Parish provides opportunities for enriching all faith dimensions of an adult life. Experiences that promote a deeper appreciation and understanding of the Catholic faith include, but are not limited to: Bible studies, book clubs, retreats, speakers and discussions. For information on the these programs call the parish office or watch the bulletin.

BIBLE STUDIES

Gesu offers opportunities for exploring both Old and New Testaments.

  • Women's Bible Study
    The Gesu Women's Bible study will be meeting via Zoom on Thursdays beginning September 24 through November 12 from 9:00-10:30 am. There will be a practice Zoom session on September 17. For more information, click here >

  • Saturday Bible Study virtual schedule: A study of 1st & 2nd Samuel is being held virtually every Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm, Sept. 12 thru Nov. 28. Four studies are planned through July, 2021, including 1/2 Kings, 1/2 Chronicles, and Ezra/Nehemiah. Click here for a complete schedule. Materials are available in the parish office. Interested participants should email Christie Okocha to register.

     

BOOK CLUB

Gesu Book Club meets monthly to discuss various Catholic works of literature and share fellowship. Watch the bulletin or e-News for more information.

IGNATIAN PRAYER AND FAITH SHARING

Each month, there is a gathering for prayer in the Ignatian traditions of imaginative Gospel ContemplationLectio Divina and the Examen. A facilitator guides participants in prayer and reflection with a focus on Sacred Scriptures for the coming Sunday. For information on our next meeting, contact Hilda Walter or click here >

GENERATIONS OF FAITH

Generations of Faith events, organized around a Catholic topic of interest and open to people of all ages, take place periodically throughout the year. For more information, email Mary von Carlowitz.

PARISH RETREATS

Retreat experiences at the Church of the Gesu and at the Jesuit Retreat Center in Parma, OH, help parishioners to develop a deeper spiritual connection with God and one another.

IGNATIAN THREADS

Click here to view our weekly blog, Ignatian Threads, which offers insights and reflections on Ignatian Spirituality and ways to infuse it into our daily lives. 

 

 

 
ONLINE RESOURCES

Click the links below for Ignatian prayer, at-home retreats, daily meditations and more: 

Sacred Space >
Online Retreat in Everyday Life >
Pray As You Go >
Jesuit Prayer >
Ignatian Spirituality >