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Into the Desert

A lenten Series by Fr. Joshua Voitus and Fr. Cory Catron

Wednesdays during Lent (March 13th to April 10th)

at 7:00pm in the Activity Center (following 5:00pm Adoration, Reconciliation and Mass)

March 13th,  Introduction to the Desert Fathers

March 20th, The Lives & Writings of the Desert Fathers

March 27th, Prayer: Conversing with Christ in the Desert

April 3rd, Fasting: United to Christ in the Desert

April 10th, Alms giving: Freedom to Follow Christ into the Desert

Bring a snack to share. Drinks will be provided.

Donations are encouraged, but not required.

All proceeds will go to support Adult Formation efforts.

Faith Formation - Youth Ministry

Position Available - Youth Minister 
The Catholic Parish of St. Vincent de Paul in Charlotte, NC, is seeking applicants for a part-time position as Youth Minister. The Youth Minister is responsible for grades 9 through 12 in the form of Confirmation preparation and youth group in collaboration with the Director of Faith Formation. This position answers directly to the Director of Faith Formation.  
Applicant must have the following qualifications:

1. Be a faithful, practicing, knowledgeable, and Confirmed Catholic, in good standing with the Catholic Church and committed to the authentic teaching of the Catholic Faith.

2. Be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and possess strong evangelization and catechist skills.

3. Enjoy working with and being around teens and young adults.

4. Be available on some weekends and evenings:

      - Sundays, Wednesday evenings, select Saturdays

5. Proficient in Word, Excel, and Publisher

6. Previous experience or a degree in a related field is a plus.

7. Proficiency in English and Spanish would be beneficial.

Interested applicants need to send résumè, cover letter, and three professional references with contact information to

Children’s Faith Formation Volunteers Needed

The Faith Formation program is in need of volunteers for the upcoming semester and next school year. Assistants will grade homework and be present in the classrooms as good examples of the faith. Additionally, adult volunteers are needed to help with 0-4 year old childcare offered during the classes, especially on Tuesday evenings. The sessions most in need are Sunday afternoons from 12:40 pm to 1:55 pm and Tuesday evenings from 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm. Please contact Riley Provost if interested at 704-554-1622.

ACES Monday Bridge Game 

The ACES are having a Monday Bridge Game! Come and join the ACES from 12:30pm-4:00 pm in the new Assembly room. For more information on how you can become part of the ACES Bridge Game please contact Mary L. O'Connor, Group Coordinator, at 704.845.8622. For membership please contact Peggy Gibbons at 704.588.5870 or by email at

 Santa Zita Circle Is reaching out to women of our parish to join them on every first Wednesday at 7:00 pm in the Reception Room, for Christian Fellowship.  For those who are interested and need information please contact Celia Smith at 704.556.1749 or email her at 

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