Adult Faith Formation

Be sure to check the Good News for information on programs throughout the Archdiocese. 

Blessed Duns Scotus
This movie about Blessed Duns Scotus will be offered on Sunday, November 26 at 2 pm at SEA.  This is the story of the holy Franciscan priest and theologian who defended the teaching about Mary and her Immaculate Conception.   This teaching eventually became a dogma of the Catholic faith.   Length: 85 minutes.   Audience: not rated    You may want to bring a more comfy chair since Parish Center chairs are used.   For questions, contact Tom Schrad at 402-493-4112.

Women's Study/Prayer Group
Our women's study/prayer group for Fridays has started.   We meet from 10-11 am on Fridays.   More ladies are welcome to join us any time.  We will meet every Friday now to June 15 with some days off around holidays.  On Friday, October 27 we will begin VCAT or Video Catechism published by St. Joseph Communications.  If you ever wanted to study the Catechism here is a great way for you!  With 60 short engaging films we will study the four sections of the Catechism: Creed, Sacraments, Morality and Prayer.  Contact Jo if you would like to join.   Participants need not come every week.

Discover the EPIC Story of the Catholic Church
Epic: A Journey through Church History is a captivating and fast-paced look at the story of the Catholic Church.   In the course of 20 sessions participants learn the captivating story of Christianity.   This DVD study will be held at SEA at 7 pm on Tuesdays evenings began September 26.   For more information or to register for the study, call Stephanie Jensen at 1-208-241-1326 or

Queen of Heaven: Mary's Battle for You
Once a month, a segment from this DVD study will be offered for the parishioners of SJ and SEA.  The series was originally purchased by SJ Catholic Daughters and they are most welcome to join us along with the parents of our PRE students.    All are welcome to join us in the Parish Center.   On Wednesday, November 29 we will watch the segment on Our Lady of Guadalupe.  All are welcome to join us in SJ Parish Center for this segment.   Our Lady of Guadalupe's feast day is December 12.

Here is a link to St. James's new YouTube channel:

And here is a link to the video itself:

That Man is You! Men of SJ, join us Saturday at 7 am as our new Season begins September 16.  See the Good News for more information on topics and purpose.   Steve Bollman is back.  We will dive into the spiritual struggles of our day and also into mystical theology.  We meet on Saturdays at 7 am for coffee and fellowship and the program begins at 7:15.

Contact Andy Ryba
Dan Matuella

Contact Information


Jo Kusek, Director
Religious Education Office

Phone 402-572-0369