WHAT IS ALPHA?
Alpha is a series of interactive gatherings exploring big life questions and the basics of the Christian faith. Every Alpha gathering includes a meal, a talk and small group discussion, where no question is too simple and no answer is prepackaged.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Everyone and anyone who Desires a warm, friendly and relaxed environment to explore life's big questions, or...
Has questions about the Christian Faith, or...
Would like to have a deepened relationship with God, or...
Would like to get involved in the parish, or...
Would like to meet people or...
Is unsure of his or her belief in God, or...
Is in love with Christ and His Church, or...
WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?
Alpha is a place to talk about faith, to give voice to your opinions, beliefs, doubts, and convictions. It's a place to be accepted, yet challenged. This isn't a theology class or religious ed: it's a place to hear the Gospel message and respond. So, whether you've been taking theology classes for the past 11 years, or you're new to the Christian faith, this is for you!
Alpha is a pre-requisite for Confirmation.
WHAT IS THE DAY AWAY?
The "Day Away" is a one-day retreat, 10am-8pm and an integral part of the Alpha program. This mini-retreat is all about the Holy Spirit and for many students it is the highlight of the semester.
WHEN IS IT OFFERED?
Alpha Youth is offered on Sunday nights, 6:45-8pm, each semester. In Spring 2020, Alpha Youth will be held at St. Pius X.