Adult Faith Formation

adult_faith1The Adult Formation Ministry offers opportunities for life long faith formation through small faith-sharing groups, Advent and Lenten retreats, whole community events, parish missions, seasonal events, and monthly Faith Formation events. If you are interested in participating please contact Rita Hatchett at or call 804-329-4599.

You may also be interested in deepening your faith through one of the Lay Associations

Lay Associations

14Oblates of St. Benedict

Looking for balance in your life? Want time for prayer as well as work and home life?Since the 6th Century, everyday people have found the Rule of St. Benedict a practical tool for a way of life rich in spiritual nourishment and balance. Benedictine oblates (lay people) live in the world but enjoy a spiritual connection with a Benedictine monastery near them.We meet the third Saturday of every month at Saint Bridget Catholic Church in Richmond. Want to know more? Visit or contact Sister Charlotte Lee, Benedictine Sisters of Virginia 703-361-0106 or

3Secular Franciscan Order

The Secular Franciscan Order, formerly known as the Third Order of St. Francis, is an official Order within the Catholic Church, established by St. Francis of Assisi himself early in the thirteenth century. For more information please visit the national website:


21Friends of St Francis De Sales Association

Do you long for meaning in your life? Do you want your personal joys, work, hopes, prayers and suffering to have value? Do you desire friendship within a spiritual family? If so, Salesian Spirituality may be the answer to God’s call for you. For more information please visit


1Third Order Carmelites

The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites (OCDS) welcomes those of the faithful who, by special vocation, undertake to live, in the world,and evangelical life of fraternal communion with the friars and nuns, and follow the example and teaching of the Carmelite Saints. For more information please visit