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Faith Formation Gatherings & Events

The Office of Lifelong Faith Formation gathers people in a variety of ways to equip, train, and serve the parishes of our diocese.  Whether it's a training or a retreat or a liturgy, the purpose of all of our gatherings is to lead people closer to Christ and build up his Body, the Church. 

Please see below for a full listing of upcoming gatherings and events. Click on specific items listed on the right to find out more information.

Click here to download a Save the Date listing of opportunities in 2019-2020 (Updated 10/4/19).

Date Tme Gatherings or Events to equip, train, or serve parishes
January 2020  
23-25   Youth Pilgrimage to March For Life in DC "Life Empowers - pro-life is pro-woman"
February    
13 8:30am-12n LFFA meeting: Portland with Caribou and Bangor via video conference
29   Rite of Election, Caribou
March    
1   Rite of Election, Waterville and Portland
9   St. Timothy & Companions on the Journey nomination forms due
12 8:30am-12n LFFA meeting: Portland with Caribou and Bangor via video conference
18 9:30a-12n Pastoral Life Coordinators' Gathering, Portland with video conference
21   Women's Conference, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland
April    
2 8:30am-12n LFFA meeting: Portland with Caribou and Bangor via video conference
4   RCIA Lenten Retreats, Presque Isle, Bangor, Kennebunk
7   Chrism Mass, Cathedral, Portland
15 9:30a-12n Pastoral Life Coordinators' Gathering, Portland with video conference
17-19   Youth Ministry Convention, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland
17-19   Rachel's Vineyard Retreat, Greater Bangor area
May    
1 6:30p Teen and Adult Confirmation, St Mary, Presque Isle
5-7   LFFA Retreat, Marie Joseph Spirituality Center, Biddeford Pool
22 7pm Teen and Adult Confirmation, St Maximillian Kolbe, Scarborough
June    
5 7pm Teen and Adult Confirmation,Holy Family, Old Town
6   Workshop on learners with special needs, Portland with Caribou, Bangor via video
7 10am Neophyte Mass, Cathedral, Portland
11 8:30am-12n LFFA meeting: Portland with Caribou and Bangor via video conference
17 9:30a-12n Pastoral Life Coordinators' Gathering, Camden
27   Silver and Gold Mass, TBD
August    
7-8   New England Faith Forum 2020, Nashua NH