Sunday Morning Adult Faith Formation

Livestream - Sunday 9:30 am

Welcome to the Holy Spirit Adult Faith Formation webpage. On Sunday's the livestream player above will be active for viewing the current weeks topic. Below you will find the Spring 2021 topics along with their descriptions and recordings. We are striving to provide a program that addresses the pressing issues that Catholics are facing in today’s culture. Although the teachings have not changed for 2000 years, different situations and issues need to constantly be addressed. If you have any questions or want more information, please reach out to our Adult Faith Formation Coordinator, Grant Aasen, at GAasen@hsccatl.com.

The Mass: Part III - Andrew McGovern, MTS

The Mass: Part II - Andrew McGovern, MTS

The Mass: Part I - Grant Aasen

The first in a three-part series on The Mass. Grant Aasen and Andrew McGovern will cover topics ranging from the Jewish roots of the liturgy, the history of the Mass in the Church, as well as the Theology of the Mass.

The Case for the Georgia Martyrs - Fr. Pablo Migone

Fr. Migone will speak about the case for beatification for the Georgia Martyrs.

Can a Sacrament Be Undone? - Deacon Allen Underwood and Bryan Harrison

Deacon Allen Underwood and Bryan Harrison will present “Can a Sacrament be Undone?” They will examine where we as Catholics should stand on divorce and remarriage in society and what the church teaches on marriage and the annulment process in the Church.
Click to view slide deck Can A Sacrament Be Undone?

Faithful Citizenship - Father Paul Burke, JCL

In light of St. Augustine’s City of God and City of Man, and compared with St. Paul’s teaching on “our true citizenship is in Heaven...”, how do we live out an authentic earthly citizenship aimed towards our eternal citizenship?
Click to view slide deck Faithful Citizenship

Holy Week: From Joy to Tragedy - Andrew McGovern, MTS

How does Christ go from being cheered to getting crucified in a matter of days?
Click to view slide deck Holy Week: From Joy to Tragedy

Living in a Pagan Society - Mike Verlander, MTS

Can I send my children to public school? How do we live in a world that rejects our Catholic faith?

The Four Last Things: Death, Judgement, Heaven and Hell - Andrew McGovern, MTS

Andrew McGovern, MTS, tackles “The Last Things—Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell.” Could I go to Hell? What does the Church teach on the existence of Hell and if people do go there? 
Click to view slide deck The Four Last Things: Death, Judgement, Heaven and

Faith and Secular Society - Joey Martineck

The current moral landscape in society demands that we support same-sex marriage. How should we reconcile Church teachings on Homosexuality, and gender with the Gospel message?

Miracles - Father Paul Burke, JCL

In this session Father Burke explores the mysteries of miracles where he explores the miracles of Jesus, Eucharistic Miracles, the Marian Apparitions and more.
Click to view slide deck Miracles - Father Burke

Faith vs. Science - Grant Aasen

Join Grant Aasen in this in depth look at current issues surrounding faith and science, where he separates facts and fiction and shines a light on truth and understanding.
Click to view slide deck Faith vs. Science - Grant Aasen



Upcoming Faith Formation Opportunities

Friday, December 3
7:00 AM - Bible Buckaroos
Sunday, December 5
10:00 AM - Adult Ed
Tuesday, December 7
10:00 AM - Tuesday Morning Bible Study
6:30 PM - Walking With Purpose
Thursday, December 9
7:00 PM - Great Books Discussion (via Zoom)

The next meeting of the Great Books Discussion Group will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 9th, using Zoom. For further information, please contact Patrick Carey at 770-241-2511. The Czeck writer Karel Capek (1890-1938), nominated seven times for the Nobel Prize in literature, never received the prize. Despite being named public enemy number one by the Gestapo, Capek refused an opportunity to flee his country. Our group will discuss his play R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots) that brought the word robot to the English language. Two deeply human truths are explored: Technical developments liberate man from heavy labor and at the same time demoralize man. 

Friday, December 10
7:00 AM - Bible Buckaroos
Sunday, December 12
10:00 AM - Adult Ed
Tuesday, December 14
10:00 AM - Tuesday Morning Bible Study
6:30 PM - Walking With Purpose
Friday, December 17
7:00 AM - Bible Buckaroos
Tuesday, December 21
10:00 AM - Tuesday Morning Bible Study
Friday, December 24
7:00 AM - Bible Buckaroos
Tuesday, December 28
10:00 AM - Tuesday Morning Bible Study
Friday, December 31
7:00 AM - Bible Buckaroos