AFF Past Events

Past Events

Adult Faith Formation Archive:

Past Events and Online Resource Library

2016         Themes: Mercy, Family, Grace, Prayer, Catholicism


See Adult Faith Formation Home Page for upcoming speakers, retreats, and series.

Lenten Mission Retreat: Experiencing and Living God's Mercy

With Fr. James McKarns, Mr. Miguel Chavez, and Sr. Carolyn Capuano, HM

March 6, 7, and 8, 2016





Lenten and Easter Catholicism Film Group

Facilitated by Fr. Don King, Barbara Ross, and Justin Huyck

February 23 - March 15, April 12-May 24, 2016 (Mornings and Evenings)




With Sr. Lisa Marie Belz, OSU

January 23, 2016



Men's Retreat Day: Men of Mercy and the Spirit

With Fr. Don King

January 16, 2016



Women's Bible Study 2016


Grace and Acts of the Apostles

Facilitated by Barbara Ross



Women's Book Study 2016


Be Merciful and Prayer

Facilitated by Nancy Leitner and Mary Ellen Jackson

More: Women's Book Study Page



2015 Speakers, Retreats, and Events

Morning of Reflection: 24/7 Christian

With Bill Miller

September 27, 2015

Handout - See also 24/7 Christian Series

Men's Retreat Day: Living the Joy of the Gospel 

With Justin Huyck and Jeff Fricker
January 24, 2015

Women's Retreat Day: Women of God Who Paved the Way

With Sr. Pat McNicholas

January 17, 2015

With Rhonda Miska
January 4, 2015

2015 Small Faith Groups, Series, and Classes

24/7 Christian Book Series

Facilitated by Justin Huyck

October 15 - November 22, 2015

Online Resources


2014 Speakers, Retreats, and Events

Third Annual St Michael Art Show 

Presented by the Students of St Michael School
May 17-18, 2014

Easter Stations of the Resurrection: Sing the Via Lucis  

Presented by Music Ministries for St Michael The Archangel, Christ the Servant and St Mary's of St Mary/St Benedict Parish

April 29, 2014

Heart and Soul Spirituality  St Michael's 2014 Lenten Mission March 16, 17, 18, 19 Presented by Fr John Graden Being the Beloved: Identity as God's Own, Responding to God: Sin and Reconciliation, Being in Christ: Ministry of the Baptized, A Faith to be Shared: Liturgy of the Eucharist

Reconnecting with Prayer Praying with Our Symbols, Praying with the Bible: Lectio Devina presented by Justin Huyck and Dr Tom Sauline Diocese of Youngstown

Reconnecting with the Bible January 7 2014 Featuring the St John's Bible featured at the Canton Museum of Art

2014 Small Faith Groups, Series, and Classes

Reconnecting with Our Catholic Faith   January 7; February 9-25 2014

Faith and Film Series Reconnecting with Jesus; Reconnecting with the Church using Fr Robert Barron's award winning film

Embracing Easter Spirituality  April 3 - May 6 - Water & LightCross and Glory presented by Justin Huyck, Pastoral Associate St Michael The Archangel.  Resurrection and Mission; Resurrection and Eucharist; and Resurrection and Discipleship Presented by Dr Chris Seeman Walsh University Dept of Theology 

2013 Speakers, Retreats, and Events

History of Church Architecture  November 14, 2013  M.J.Albacete, Executive Director of the Canton Museum of Art 

The Pope Francis Effect: Reflecting on the Mission of the Church Today October 21,   October 22, 2013  Justin Huyck, Pastoral Associate St. Michael The Archangel


"Reclaiming a Jesus-Centered Spirituality for Living in the Chaos and Confustion of our Times". September 26th 2013   Fr James Walker, pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Warren Ohio.

Parish Mission Light the World with the Fire of Faith  March 10, 11, and 12.   presented by Reverend Thomas Dragga, priest of the Diocese of Cleveland

Parish Retreat For Men "In the beginning and in the end, a walk of faith through the Gospel of John” January 26,2013  Presented by: Fr. Pat Manning, Chair Division of Theology, Walsh University. 

2013 Small Faith Groups, Series, and Classes

The Beginning of the Good News, The Gospel According to Mark   Feb 28, Mar 7, Mar 21, Apr 11, Apr 18, Apr 25, May 2, May 9, and May 16.   Dr. Chris Seeman Theology Dept. Walsh University.

The Saints: Five Catholics who Challenged teh Church   January 23rd, The Life and Thought of St. Augustine of Hippo; February 20th, The Life and Thought of St. Thomas Aquinas; March 20th The Life and Thought of St. John Chrysostom; April 17th, The Life and Thought of Dorothy Day; May 8th, The Life and Thought of J.H. Cardinal Newman. presented by Walsh University Lifelong Learning Academy

2012 Speakers, Retreats, and Events

Lessons & Carols  December 11, 2012 presented by the combined choirs at St Michael The Archangel Catholic Church. , Massachusetts, has performed the festival longer than any institution other than King's, holding its first Lessons and Carols in 1928.

 “Evolution of Liturgical Music in the Catholic Church,”November 15, 2012    presented by  M. J. Albacete, Executive Director of the Canton Museum of Art.  

“The Catholic Conscience According to Blessed John Henry Newman,”   November 8, 2012  Ken Hamilton Forum Reverend J. Patrick Manning, Chair Division of Theology, Walsh University,

The 2nd annual St Michael Parish Art Show 
Oct 13-14 and 20-21, 2012
 by  Parishioners of St Michael Parish.  

'Sisters of Stark County -- A Treasured Legacy' October 11, 2012 Ken Hamilton Forum Presents led Sister Edwardine Baznic, SJSM/ Sister Dorothy Fuchs SND/ Sister Marilee Heuer, CDS/ Sister Mary Ann Spangler, HM/ Sister Marion Zeltman, PCPA

October 1, 2012Faithful Citizenship  A Matter of Conscience / George Murry,  Bishop of Youngstown

2012 Small Faith Groups, Series, and Classes

 THE WORD BECAME FLESH  A Seven-Week Exploration of John’s Gospel 
 September 27 to November 8, 2012 .   led by Chris Seeman of Walsh University.

 Awakening Faith   October 4 thru November 8 2012  














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