Christ Renews His Parish
October 7 - 8, 2017
October 14-15, 2017
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Click here for a printable (pdf) registration form
The Christ Renews His Parish Eucharistic Adoration Chapel will be open for both the men's and women's weekends to anyone who wants to pray for the weekend participants.
Click here to sign up for a Eucharistic Adoration time slot.
For more information:
Click here to send an email to the Christ Renews His Parish team
What others are saying..."It" was not what I expected...It was so much better than that!""I enjoyed the companionship of those attending and made many new friends. I feel like I'm more a part of the Saint Jude parish community.""My Christ Renews His Parish weekend was a spiritual awakening. It let me embrace my faith and put it into action.""Attending Christ Renews His Parish had nothing but a positive impact on my life and my family's life. I really needed that weekend.""It was comforting to know that others had common experiences and challenges in their life. I learned so much about the way others are living their life and practicing their faith."
"Come to me
all you who labor
and are burdened
and I will give you rest."
What is it?
Christ Renews His Parish is a renewal program conducted over a weekend to help individuals grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ and with others in the Saint Jude faith community. The purpose of the program is to provide you dedicated time to:
Christ Renews His Parish / CRHP is now accepting registrations for the upcoming weekends. Hear from parishioners, men and women just like you, how this renewal program has changed their lives and helped them grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
To watch an inspiring video, click on the button below to go to our Parish Media Center - then select "Christ Renews His Parish."
Parish Media Center
When did Christ Renews His Parish begin?
Christ Renews His Parish was started in 1969. It was recommended by the Renewal Office of the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops as the primary instrument of personal and parish renewal for Catholic parishes in the United States.
Nearly thirty years ago a series of Christ Renews His Parish weekends bore bountiful fruit here at Saint Jude and had a significant impact on the renewal and commitment of many of the long-time parishioner that have made St. Jude such a wonderful parish community for so many years.
What happens on the weekend?
You will be given the opportunity to unplug from your life and spend dedicated, uninterrupted time with no distractions, determining where you are and where you want to be in your life with God. You will:
Who may attend?
All men and women of the parish are welcome to attend the respectively designated weekends. Participants from outside the parish are also welcome but parishioners will be given first opportunity if space is not available.
Why do people go?
People choose to attend Christ Renews His Parish for various reasons:
Some are looking for a "shot in the arm."
When/where are the weekends?
Weekends are conducted annually, with separate weekends for men and women. They are held at Saint Jude's Franciscan Hall, right here on the parish grounds. The weekend begins at 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning and concludes around 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.
How much does it cost?
Saint Jude underwrites the cost of the weekend, but donations to Christ Renews His Parish are always welcomed and appreciated.
So...what about you?
If you have read this far, you must be at least a little interested. We can assure you that the weekend is a lot of fun and a great opportunity to form meaningful and lasting friendships.Think about it, pray about it and ask God what you should do. If you feel called, please take the step and join us.
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