Adult Education

Adult Faith Sharing for Lent 2023 for NW-2

All parishioners in the NW2 Family of Parishes are invited to enrich your Lenten season by joining of our Lenten Adult Faith Sharing scripture discussions. Five weekly sessions will prayerfully examine Jesus’ Last Supper, Passion, and Resurrection as presented in all four gospels. Five weekly discussion sessions will start on March 1/2 and will be held weekly until March 29/30. Sessions will be held on Wednesday mornings (8:30-10:00) and repeated on Thursday evenings (7:00-8:30) in Room 102 of the Immaculate Conception Parish Activity Center. For more info, contact Charlie Mescher at 419-586-5618, by email at, or text at 419-953-6189. If you are interested in attending, he will send you material to prepare for the first session. Also, CEU’s will be available for all catechists in NW2 – 1.5 hours per session, up to 7.5 hours.

33 Days to Merciful Love by Father Michael Gaitley, MIC. It is an excellent study preparing for Divine Mercy Sunday. This will be offered on Sunday evenings at 6:30 in the cafeteria at Holy Rosary. The material cost will be $15.00 Facilitated by Virgil Brown. Please call the Holy Rosary Parish Office if you have any questions at 419-394-5050.

We are offering Ascension Press Bible Study – Exodus – Called to Freedom during Lent. On Tuesdays February 28 – April 4 at 9am in the Holy Rosary cafeteria and on Thursday evenings at the St. Patrick’s rectory at 6:30pm beginning March 2nd. (They will meet at 7pm on Benediction night (March 16) and extend study until April 13 – due to no class on Holy Thursday, April 6). No charge or materials needed to take the class. Please call the Holy Rosary Parish Office if you have any questions at 419-394-5050.


Fr. Tim Talks

Adult Formation Online – Spring 2021 

Fr Tim McFarland, C.PP.S., Ph.D.

The following list of videos are about 20-30 minutes and can be viewed online at your convenience

  • Eucharist as Sacrifice: Giving Thanks – Giving Life
  • Is it a Sin?
  • The Problem and Meaning of Suffering
  • The Church: A Primer in Ecclesiology
  • The World Church
  • Reconciliation
  • Vision of the Church From Recent Popes
  • The Gospels of Christmas: What do these mean for us?
  • The Protestant Reformation


The Face of Mercy with Bishop Joseph R. Binzer