fatherboyleFather Mike Boyle is leading a 6-week Bible Study meeting Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30p beginning September 8 at the Parish Center at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church. The series will cover the end of the Book of Leviticus and beginning  of the Book of Numbers. Audio from his previous series is available (here) and serves as an example of the  great depth he covers in his talks on word etymology, history, audience, and more. Father Boyle makes understanding the Bible interesting for every type of learner as well as those across many stages of biblical knowledge/study.

LVG member are encouraged to attend. Bring your Bible and expect read scripture together with Father Boyle providing insights. Would you like us to save you a seat? Text Kylee at 864-266-8843.

high-cotton-nightJust a reminder that Happy Hour for September was rescheduled to this Friday (September 4) from 5:30-6:30 at High Cotton to allow LVG members to attend Father Christopher Smith’s 10th Anniversary of Ordination Mass @ Prince of Peace at 6pm (with celebration afterward).

Where: High Cotton (550 South Main Street)

When: 5:30-6:30pm

Contact: Questions? Call or text Victoria & Dan B at 770-366-3246

About High Cotton’s Happy Hour:  Cheers with $3 Maverick Private Label liquors, $4 Maverick wine, $5 Maverick specialty cocktails and $3 Featured Beer of the Week! Happy Hour prices are available in the bar and patio area only.

Within a sermily (sermon/homily) series on the Eucharist at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Father Chris Smith reminded parishioners of the importance of prayer as a way to prepare ourselves to receive our Lord Jesus Christ in the Eucharist at Mass along with a prayer of thanksgiving following Holy Communion (listen here). Preparatory praying can give us the proper frame of mind for our own special time with Him. Below is a suggested prayer by Venerable Fulton Sheen. A suggested prayer of thanksgiving after Holy Communion follows! 20150823_111008 untitled

Add us to your Sunday 8/23 fun with lunch at Babaziki’s at 1pm. Babaziki’s is a Mediterranean restaurant located on Woodruff Road in the Magnolia Park Shopping Center in front of Cabela’s. A Living Social coupon (50% off $10) is available (while it lasts) on Living Social.  Contact Teresa with questions at  864-607-8941. Stay informed about this and other events in our latest newsletter!

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CalendarYour LVG Leadership Team had their monthly meeting last night and finalized plans for a number of events – monthly lunches and Happy Hours across August, September and October; additional details about the Fall Bible Study on The Mercy of God happening Sept 14-November 9 (schedule); a Bonfire Party in October, Fall 2015 Theology on Tap on the Intersection of Faith & Politics, and our annual Advent Party. Sync your plans with our our LVG Calendar for more details and stay tuned for more details! See you there!

Have an idea for an event? Host a spontaneous gathering by posting in our LVG Community on Facebook OR plan-in-advance a scheduled event by submitting a Wufoo Form!

on fire with faithHave you heard about the On Fire with Faith – Called, Nourished, Sent? Young adults from across the Diocese of Charleston are encouraged to attend this exciting conference held at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church on Friday, October 2 (evening session) – Saturday, October 3 (ending with Mass at 5pm).

Special features include:

  • Friday Night Keynote by Hector Molina, “The Motivationalist”
  • Saturday Keynote Carole Eipers of William H. Sadlier, Inc.
  • 3 small group sessions on a variety of faith-filled topics (evangelization, discipleship, scripture, marriage, Church life, Eucharist, RCIA, community, catechesis and more.) including sessions especially for young adults with speakers Rachel Neubauer and Father Marcin Zahuta! Read more about the session titles here.

Should you attend? Any Catholic who wants to deepen their knowledge of the faith and grow in fellowship with other Catholics from around the Diocese! Invite your non-Catholic friends as well! Registration is $40. Form.

Are you willing to host young adults from other regions? If yes, please contact lvgreenville@gmail.com with the # of people you are willing to host.