New from “The Word Made Fresh”  Spiritual & Bible Studies for Spring 2019


  • Simon Peter: Flawed but Faithful Disciple – Tuesdays, March 5 – April 16 Instructor: Deacon Don Smith
    He was not rich or educated, but was familiar with hard work. He was quick-tempered and impetuous, but possessed a passion that would change the world. He left everything to follow his teacher, yet struggled with doubt and fear. Take an in-depth dive into the life, faith, and character of Simon Peter featuring book study supported by on-site video in Israel and Italy.
    Registration Form – 2019 Simon Peter


  • Making Sense of the Bible – Wednesdays, March 13 – April 17 Instructors: Donna Girard & Jeanne Smith
    In a straightforward manner, this course designed by the Hartford Catholic Biblical School introduces you to how the Catholic Church approaches the Bible.  Participants will experience some of the educational dynamics of the Archdiocesan Biblical School as they become more comfortable finding their way around the Bible, develop a better understanding of its themes and writing styles, and gain clear insights about Catholic use and interpretation of the Bible. This course provides a real boost to those looking to gain more from study of the Bible
    Registration Form – 2019 Making Sense
  • Revelation – Sundays, March 24 – May 12  Instructor: Jeanne Smith
    This study invites the modern reader to revisit a volatile period of history through apocalyptic, symbolic writing. Enter into the struggle between good and evil, hear the call to conversion and experience God’s ultimate triumph.
    Registration Form – 2019 Revelation
  • Paul: Letters from Prison – Wednesdays, April 24 – May 29  (to continue in Fall) Instructor: Donna Girard
    In these letters of encouragement, correction, and instruction written from prison, Paul lovingly inspires and challenges us to greater discipleship.
    Registration Form – 2019 Paul Letters

These will all be evening classes held at the Faith Formation Center at our Holy Angels Campus in South Meriden, which is an  accessible facility. Registration is open to anyone.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The registration form and payment for ALL courses must be RECEIVED (not just “in the mail”) by Sunday, February 24th.

Visit “The Word Made Fresh” at for details and interesting information about Bible study – or email Deacon Don at to get on the email list for announcements and registration materials.