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Recuerda Quien Tú Eres @ The Chancery
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – May 9 @ 4:00 pm

Hay una gran oportunidad para los jóvenes (adolescentes, casados o solteros) para aprender sobre la Teología del Cuerpo de un invitado que viene desde la Arquidiócesis de Miami, Gustavo Mejía.  Gustavo es el fundador de One Body Spirit Mind y profesor de Teología del Cuerpo en el SEPI.  Tiene su maestría en psicología, bachillerato en filosofía y está trabajando actualmente como un consejero de salud mental para jóvenes en riesgo y como el director de los jóvenes en la parroquia de San Jose en Miami Beach, FL.

Gustavo es un presentador EXCELENTE y muy dinámico y se apasiona hablando de la Teología del Cuerpo, pero usando los términos y ejemplos que los jóvenes pueden entender.  Habrá 3 oportunidades para escuchar sus temas y todos van a ser en español así que inviten a los jóvenes (no importa su estado de vida) a venir y aprender de cómo hemos sido creados por, para y con amor y el sentido verdadero por lo cual hemos sido creados hombre y mujer.

~Jóvenes entre 13 y 17 Años de EdadEl viernes, 8 de mayo, 6:00-8:30 PM en la Cancillería.  $10/persona, incluye la cena.  *Los padres son bienvenidos a quedarse*

~Jóvenes Adultos, Solteros o en un NoviazgoEl sábado, 9 de mayo, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM en la Cancillería.  $15/persona, incluye almuerzo.

~Jóvenes Casados o Comprometidos:  El sábado, 9 de mayo, 8:45 AM-5:00 PM en el Salón Parroquial de la Catedral.  $30 por pareja, incluye almuerzo. *Si hay alguna pareja interesada en esta última opción tiene que ponerse en contacto con Blanca Primm para inscribirse al (865) 637-4769 o por el sitio de web Eventbrite porque este es el mismo evento que la Conferencia Diocesana para Matrimonios que Blanca está coordinando, donde Gustavo también va a ser el invitado especial.* 

Ojala que puedan considerar organizar un grupo de jóvenes de su parroquia para asistir por lo menos a uno de estos 3 temas.

There is a great opportunity coming up for teens and young adults (married and/or single) to learn about Theology of the Body from a guest speaker coming all the way from the Archdiocese of Miami, Gustavo Mejía.  Gustavo is the founder of One Body Spirit Mind and the professor of Theology of the Body at SEPI (the Southeast Pastoral Institute).  He has his masters in psychology, bachelors in philosophy, and currently works as a mental health counselor for at-risk youth and as the youth ministry director at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Miami Beach, FL.

Gustavo is an EXCELLENT, dynamic speaker passionate about speaking of Theology of the Body but in terms and examples that young people can understand.  There are 3 opportunities to hear his talks and they will all be in Spanish so this is a unique opportunity to invite all those young couples and young people you know that understand Spanish to come learn about how they were created for, by, and with love and what the true meaning is of being created male and female.

~Teens (ages 13-17):  Friday, May 8, 6:00-8:30 PM at the Chancery.  $10/person, including dinner.
*Parents are welcome to stay for the talk to listen in.*

~Young Adults (single or in a dating relationship ages 18 & up):  Saturday, May 9, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM in the Chancery.  $15/person, including lunch. 

~Young Married or Engaged Couples:  Saturday, May 9, 8:45 AM-5:00 PM in the Cathedral parish hall.  $30 per couple, including lunch.  *If young couples are interested in this last opportunity they should contact Blanca Primm, Hispanic Ministry Director, at (865) 637-4769 to register or visit Eventbrite as Gustavo will be the Spanish speaker at the Diocesan Marriage Conference for that day as this is the same event.*

 Please consider organizing a group of young people from your parish to come hear at least one of these three talks.


POSTPONED INDEFINITELY Picture of Love Engaged Couple Program @ St. Stephen Church
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – May 9 @ 6:00 pm

Picture of Love Marriage Preparation Program for Engaged Couples

This marriage preparation program is a supplement to the couple’s marriage formation with their parish priest or deacon. The Picture of Love marriage preparation program for engaged couples explores the joys and challenges of living out the Sacrament of Matrimony with special focus on the importance of inviting Jesus to be the center of marriage and family life. The program will help the couple gain insights into their relationship, as well as give them practical ideas and tools to help smooth their journey and become the “Picture of Love” to one another.

Offered 3 times a year • Cost is $135.00 per couple (Program certificate will get the couple a $60.00 discount on their marriage license.) You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate.

The program is 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. on Friday and 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m on Saturday. Snacks, a light breakfast, lunch and Saturday dinner are included.

This program is sponsored by the Diocese of Knoxville Office of Marriage Preparation and Enrichment in conjunction with the Chattanooga Deanery.

Complete registration form, save, print and mail with payment a minimum of two weeks prior to PoL date.                                                      Registration PoL_May’20.pdf_fillable

Option: You may attach completed registration form to email after saving it and send to  then make payment through Eventbrite.

In an effort to keep the Picture of Love on schedule, we ask that you complete the following exercises individually in advance and bring results with you. You will share with your fiancé/fiancée during the program. The results are for your information only and meant to enhance your discussions as a couple.

2020 –  autumn date to be determined

Youth Ministry Leader Formation Event @ Gasper River Catholic Youth Camp and Conference Center
Aug 28 @ 5:20 pm – Aug 29 @ 6:20 pm