The Lay Ministry
Formation Program is focused on forming people to live out their
baptismal commitment in a profound and balanced way in their everyday
lives. There is a strong emphasis on the integration of knowledge,
spirituality and community.
aims to deepen our understanding of the church.
the ability to access one's own gifts and talents and how these
may be used in the service of the people of God within the family,
work place, community or parish.
To develop the
candidate's spiritual life commitment to Christ.
To develop some
skills and working knowledge in particular areas of service.
June 2013 Newsletter featuring stories of parishioners who have
graduated from the program over the past 30 years.
included as paper copy with bulletin (PDF)
(edited for space restrictions)
Extended Version with unedited stories (PDF)
Individual Stories: (all PDF format)
Paula & Bill Nistor
Carol & Bruce Sheldon
program runs one weekend a month from October to June and is held
at St. Michael's Retreat House, Lumsden. Weekends begin Friday at
8:00 p.m. and conclude with Sunday Eucharist at 3:00 p.m.
asked to make a commitment of one year at a time. An initial commitment
does not indicate that one is obligated to participate in the course
for the full three years or even for three
Cost of the
program is $500 per year from the candidate. The parish contributes
$500 and the Archdiocese of Regina subsidizes the remainder of the
If you are interested,
please contact Linda 306-545-9123 or Father John at the church.