Bible Study

The purpose is to help parish adults break open the Bible
to more fully understand its message, its context, and
how it relates to their lives. We will have day and evening
groups to accommodate busy schedules.

Would you like to join a Bible Study? Contact the parish office at 616-754-4194.

Current Bible Studies:

Why do we talk so much about Mary?  Do we need to know more than she is the mother of Jesus?

The Bible and the Virgin Mary unveils the mystery of Our Lady that is woven into the fabric of Sacred Scripture.  The Bible and the Virgin Mary is based upon the book Hail, Holy Queen, by Dr. Scott Hahn It teaches Catholics how Marian doctrine and devotion are firmly rooted in Scripture and answers common objections from non-Catholics.

 12 Week Summer Study

Monday June 5 – August 28

6:30 -7:30 p.m.

St. Charles McKinney Hall

If you would rather meet at a different time, please consider facilitating a small group at your home, at St. Joseph or at St. Mary.  For more information to go about doing this or to sign up and order the study guide for $20.00 contact Molly Scoby at 754-4194 or  email

Presented by Matthew LeonardMatthew Leonard is an internationally known speaker, author, and Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. A convert to Catholicism and former missionary to Latin America, he is a frequent guest on radio and television programs, and hosts a podcast on iTunes titled The Art of Catholic. Matthew holds a Masters in Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville.



Though prayer is one of the essentials of a thriving faith, we often feel as if we’re talking to ourselves—or, worse, as if we’re talking to no one at all. How can something so vital to the Faith be so elusive?

Dr. Tim Gray masterfully uses the discipline of Lectio Divina to show you how to make prayer an effective effort of love and intimacy. In six video sessions, Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God captures the secret to opening our hearts and minds to Scripture as the means to hear from God and then respond in conversation, basking in his presence and resolving to live in and through his love.

Beginning the week of October 15th –  the week of November 19.  

Sunday at St Charles from 10:30 a.m. – noon.

Tuesday at St. Charles from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday at St. Joseph from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Other small groups are forming.  

Study guide is available to download from Formed or to purchase for $25.  To register contact Molly Scoby at or 754-4194  ext.  131