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Fall ALPHA Course - to begin on 9/16

Posted on August 25, 2021 in: General News

Fall ALPHA Course - to begin on 9/16

Have you been wondering what this ALPHA is all about?   Come and see!
Have you been thinking about doing the Alpha course?    Now’s your chance!

What Is It?
The Alpha Course is a practical introduction to the Christian faith, where guests have an opportunity to explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, friendly setting. The course meets once per week for 10 weeks. Each session, people enjoy a simple meal, laughter and learning about the person and teachings of Jesus in a fun and non-threatening atmosphere where no question about life or God is too simple or too hostile. There is no charge to attend the Alpha course. In the middle of the course there is a Friday evening/Saturday retreat which involves a fee.

Who Is Alpha For?
Alpha is for anyone: all backgrounds, religions and viewpoints. Everyone is welcome. The Alpha course has proved to be an effective tool for awakening faith in people who are on the fringe of parish life, faithful Catholics and those outside the faith.

More than 16 million people in 168 countries around the world have taken the Alpha Course already, and it is being offered by Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant churches. The basic truths of Christianity are presented with energy and enthusiasm, and Catholics should not have to go to other churches to hear that message. 


Catholic Endorsements?
Although it originated with an Anglican parish in London, the Alpha Course has received enthusiastic endorsements from Catholic cardinals, bishops and archbishops. One of its strongest supporters is Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the papal household for both Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.

You have questions?

See the following link to hear Father Cantalamessa’s and other endorsements

WHO WILL YOU INVITE

The Visitation BVM Fall course

Will begin on:

Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm with dessert & refreshments at Michele & John Doman’s House
3426 Mill Rd, Collegeville, PA 19426
We will meet each Thursday for 10 weeks
In addition, there will be a retreat day on Saturday, November 6th Call/text for further information or to register:
Joe Baldassari: 610-715-1593

If you have any questions about Alpha, please contact Joe Baldassari at (610) 715-1593 or Mike Castagno at 267-934-1985 or mcastagno65@gmail.com.

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