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586-771-4860
jschaeffler@adriandominicans.org
GEMS:  Great Endeavors Mined and Shared
             from an International Best Practices Study
#1 (September 2010): The Sunday-Monday Connection


#2 (October 2010): A Year of Renewal 
#10 (June-July 2011): Scripture by the Sound

#11 (September 2011): Online Scripture Study
#12 (October 2011): A Vicariate Mission
#14 (December 2011): Parish Lenten Book Study Process
#20 (June 2012): A Retreat by Parishioners
    For more resources and ideas on                             Best Practices in Adult Formation, see:

The Seasons of Adult Faith Formation


#25 (January 2013): Lenten Evening of Prayer
#31 (July 2013): Parish Week of Renewal
#32 (August 2013): Girlfriends in God 

#35 (November 2013): A Locally Developed Video Series
#36 (​December 2013): One Word 
#37 (January 2014): Stations of the Cross

#38 (February 2014): Movies at the Parish
#39 (March 2014): Blessing of Bikes 

#40 (April 2014): Technology in our Ministry

      #44 (August 2014): A Themed Approach to Lifelong Formation
              #45 (September 2014): Prayer Forms
                 #46 (October 2014): Hospitality Update I
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                   email jschaeffler@adriandominicans.org.
#48 (December 2014): Hospitality Update III
#47 (November 2014): Hospitality Update II
         #49 (January 2015): An Art Conference
          #50 (February 2015): It Happens at Home
#51 (March 2015): A Theme that Grows and Grows
#52 (April 2015): Praying with the Labyrinth
#53 (May 2015: Prayer Forms (Part II)
#54 (June 2015): Enjoying and Sharing Books
          #56 (August 2015): Hospitality Update IV
      #57 (September 2015): Hospitality Update V
#58 (October 2015): Hospitality Update VI
  #59 (November 2015): Technology in Adult Faith Formation
#60 (December 2015): A Digital Lent and Device Sunday
#61 (January 2016): Lenten Soup & Bread
#62 (February 2016): A Right Brain Process
           #63 (March 2016: Body and Soul
#64 (April 2016): Support for Grandparents (Part I)
#65 (May 2016): Support for Grandparents (Part II)
#66 (June 2016): Support for Grandparents (Part III)
   #68 (August 2016): Celebrating Creationtide (Part I)
#69 (September 2016): Celebrating Creationtide (Part II)
#70 (October 2016): Video for Adult Faith Formation
#71 (November 2016): Prayer Forms (Part III)
    #72 (December 2016): A Busy Person's Retreat
   #73 (January 2017): Hospice Nurses and Heaven
   #74 (February 2017): Icon Writing as Formative
#75 (March 2017): Ministry with Maturing Adults (Part I)
        #76 (April 2017): Ministry with Maturing Adults (Part II)
       #77 (May 2017): Spiritual Autobiography
     #79 (July 2017): Quotes Worth Thinking About
              #80 (August 2017): Soul Friends
  #81 (September 2017): Responding to Today's Needs