Adult Formation

St. Gabriel Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Good Help Shrine

Make your reservation for Saturday, October 23rd, to join us in a prayerful, peaceful day at Our Lady of Good Help Shrine in Champion, Wisconsin.  We encourage all parishioners—children, parents, families, seniors--to join us in Mary’s month of October to seek her intercession for the Lord’s action in our lives.

The plan is to leave St. Gabriel at 7:30 am, travel by charter bus to the shrine, and return to the parish between 5:30-6:00 pm.  While there, our group will have the opportunity for Confessions, Mass, History Talk about the Shrine, Rosary Walk, and more. The cost for the motorcoach and a lunch provided by the shrine is $30.00 per person; $20 per person if you bring your own lunch. 

There are several options to register:

  • Call or email Gerry Wolf at the parish office: 262-628-1141, ext 223; [email protected]
  • Stop after any weekend Mass to sign up in person with members of the Men’s Group who will be available to answer questions or provide information about the pilgrimage and/or the shrine.

Our goal is to fill the motorcoach with 56 persons, so please register as soon as possible, and preferably no later than Sunday, October 10thOur Lady of Good Help, pray for us!



We are happy to announce that our parish now has a wonderful online resource at our disposal…available to any and all parishioners who have Internet access.  It’s called “FORMED: The Catholic Faith. On-Demand.”  There are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of movies, books, study programs, prayer aids, information videos on Spirituality, the Sacraments, the Saints, Catholic teachings, etc., for all ages!



Click the link below to learn about any of our many adult ministries.

How Do I Become Catholic?

Men's Group

Mom's Group

Origin of the Rosary & Pray with Us

 Small Groups

Sunday Scripture Study

Thoughtful Thursdays

Spiritual Direction

Prayer Chain

God’s Pursuit of His People

Adult Ministry and Formation seek to fulfill the vision of St. Gabriel by you asking you to be a disciple in Jesus Christ, through the Sacramental life of the Church!  "God, infinitely perfect and blessed in himself, in a plan of sheer goodness freely created man to make him share in his own blessed life.

For this reason, at every time and in every place, God draws close to man. He calls man to seek him, to know him, to love him with all his strength. He calls together all men, scattered and divided by sin, into the unity of his family, the Church.  To accomplish this, when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son as Redeemer and Savior. In his Son and through him, he invites men to become, in the Holy Spirit, his adopted children and thus heirs of his blessed life."(Catechism of the Catholic Church)

Our response is to enter into the great Plan of God. We are called to come into this beautiful friendship with God, here on earth and forever in heaven.  Adult Formation, in light of God's goodness and goodwill, offers opportunities to answer the deepest questions we all have, strengthen faith, encourage conversion of heart, and to share the good news of Jesus with others. 

We continue to understand this plan is fulfilled in and through the Church, the Body of Christ.  We are not meant for growth in faith alone, as we commune with God and His people. 

Please answer the deepest longing of your heart by joining us at Mass, in Scripture study, discipleship groups, and more.


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