Programs, Events and Workshops

St. Gabriel Parish offers many workshops, programs and events to help you connect with others and grow in your faith.  Find more information below.  For details, follow the links provided or view our current bulletin.

For outreach and service opportunities, view our Volunteer Calendar

Faith and Spirituality Programs and Workshops

On-going RCIA:  Explore becoming Catholic or learn more about your Catholic Faith, Ministry Center.  New groups begin throughout the year.
On-going FORMED:  Online access to the best Catholic e-books, videos, talks, studies, and more!
Feb 20-Mar 20 Lenten Small Group Series, 9:30 am OR 6:30 pm, Ministry Center
 

Scripture Studies

Mondays Daytime Bible Study with Susan Krasniewski, 9:30 - 11:00 am, Ministry Center
Tuesdays Evening Bible Study with Susan Krasniewski, 6:45 - 8:15 pm am, Ministry Center
 

Parish Life Events and Programs

Saturdays St. Gabriel Artists/Painters Group, 11:00 am, School Art Room
Tuesdays Women's 55+ Fun & Fit Exercise Group, 11:00 am, Ministry Center
Tuesdays Young Adults ARC Running Club, 7:00 pm, Freedom Park
Monthly Spritual Writers Group, Ministry Center
Feb 21 OWLS (60+) Luncheon Meeting, 10:30 am, Ministry Center
Feb 22 Parenting Teens in the Age of Anxiety, 6:30 pm, Church Sanctuary
Feb 23 CMG special program "Gratitude in Life's Challenges", 9:15 am, Ministry Center
Feb 23 Forever Young (75+) Lunch, 12:00 pm, Minstry Center
Mar 4 CMG's 30th Anniversary Mass & Brunch, 9:00 am
Mar 9 Men's Club Fish Fry, 4:30 - 7:30 pm, Parish Center hall
Mar 16 CMG special program, "Scream Free Marriage", 9:30 am Ministry Center
Mar 17 St. Patrick's Day Dinner-Dance, 6:15 pm, Parish Center Hall
Mar 24 Parish Easter Egg Hunt, 11:00 am, Parish Center Hall/school playground
 

Youth & Teen Events and Programs

Sundays & Wednesdays Faith Formation for grades K - 9:  view schedule 
Various Youth Group (Grades 4 - 8) Events:  view events
Various High School Venture Crew:  view outings and service projects
Feb 25 & Mar 4 StrengthsQuest for Teens, 2:30 pm, Ministry Center


 

Forever Young (75+) February Luncheon

Come join us for our February luncheon on Friday, February 23, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm, in the Ministry Center.  RSVP to the Parish Office at 704-364-5431 by Monday, February 19.

Our Mission: To provide the parishioners of St. Gabriel who are of the age of 75 and over, a fun environment and the opportunity to join together in fellowship.


St. Gabriel Artists Group

Calling all artists!  Join other adult artists (of every level) for a morning of shared creativity every Saturday morning at 10:30 am in the St. Gabriel School Art Room 106.   Bring your talents and your own art materials.   Questions?  Contact Alice St. Angelo at abankst519@gmail.com or 704-552-1584, or Judy O’Toole at jotps46@carolina.rr.com or 704-684-5600.


 

Spiritual Writers Group

Interested in spiritual writing?  Do you feel God is nudging you to write?  Join a small group of writers using our individual talents to write from the heart and who like to share their personal experiences about writing with others.  We plan to meet monthly and welcome you to join us at our next meeting on Thursday, January 26, from 7:30 - 9:00 pm in the Ministry Center.  RSVP to Cathy Esposito at cesposito@stgabrielchurch.org or 704-362-5047,  ext. 276.  Questions?  Contact Judy O’Toole at 704-684-5600.


 

Women’s Fun & Fit Exercise Group 

Looking for a way to exercise and socialize at the same time?  Our Fun & Fit weekly class for women 55+ meets in the Ministry Center on Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.  It is a chair exercise class to upbeat music, using stretch bands and streamers to strengthen the upper body.  Classes are free and include time to socialize.  New participants are welcome to join anytime!  Lunch, Bunco or birthday celebrations often take place after the class.  Contact Laurel Hamber at laurelcardinali@gmail.com with questions.  


St. Gabriels O.W.L.S. (60 +) February Meeting

The next meeting of the St. Gabriel O.W.L.S.(60+) will take place on Wednesday, February 21, at 10:30 am in the Ministry Center.  Dwayne Fox will be calling Bingo and lunch will be provided by Mama’s Italian Restaurant.

RSVP must be received by Friday, February 16.  Donation is $8 for members and $10 for guests, by reservation only.  Guests and new members are always cordially invited.  Please make checks payable to St. Gabriel O.W.L.S. and mail to Ms. Mary Lou Johanek, 4008 Larkston Drive, Charlotte, NC 28226.  For more information, call 704-542-9125.


Spiritual Writers Group

 

Interested in spiritual writing?  Do you feel God is nudging you to write?  Join a small group of writers using our individual talents to write from the heart and who like to share their personal experiences about writing with others.  We meet monthly and welcome you to join us.  For details, contact Judy O’Toole at jotps46@windstream.net.


 
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