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Diocese News 1.4.2016

Learn more about your Catholic faith this Christmas season

Christmas is a time when many Catholics come back to the sacraments. Many parishes will be offering classes and resources in 2016 to help those Catholics who are returning to their faith or who want to grow ever deeper in their faith. Here are some examples of upcoming parish programs:

  • St Joseph Catholic Church in Richardson offers a seven-week series for returning Catholics starting January 20, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.  For information on the program, refer to the parish’s Come Home for  Christmas webpage.  To register or get more information call 972-231-2951 or send an email to .
  • St Ann Catholic Parish in Coppell starts a six-week listening / learning series on January 14, 2016 called Reditus geared towards those who desire to return to the practice of their Catholic faith but are unsure, uncomfortable, or just need some questions answered.  For more information or to sign up call 972-393-5544 Ext. 1886 or send an e-mail to 

    St. Ann will also be hosting Alpha, a series of interactive sessions where guests have an opportunity to explore life and Christian faith freely in a friendly, and informal environment. For more information about Alpha at St. Ann, Including Registration Information, visit
  • The Catholic Community of St Elizabeth Ann Seton in Plano offers a seven-week program starting on January 5, 2016 called Catholic Once & Again that provides assistance to adult former members of the Roman Catholic Church who, having left the faith or merely lapsed in participation for an extended time period, wish to return to full and active membership in the Catholic Church.  For more information call 469-777-8668 or send an email to


For additional Adult Faith Formation classes held throughout the Diocese of Dallas, visit the AFF Events Directory and share the link with friends and family who are interested in learning more about their faith.