Saint Brendan
The Navigator,  Roman Catholic Church
5101 Ocean Highway W. Shallotte, NC 28470

Faith Formation and Prayer Groups at St. Brendan

Catholic Biblical Institute
•        Monday mornings September through May
•        Meet in Brendan Hall
•        Contact: church office 754-8544 or Jerry Siegmund,

Centering Prayer Workshop
•        Thursday mornings
•        Meet in Maloney Room off the Gathering Space
•        Contact:  Jean Pelletier, or
•        Bring Your Own Bible

Creative Spirit
•        Friday mornings, 9:30 to 11:00
•        Meet in Ahearn Room in Brendan Hall
•        Contact:  Jeanne Magri,

Faith’s Journey/Tuesday Bible Study
•        Tuesday mornings, 9:30 to 11:30
•        Meet in McGivney Room in Brendan Hall
•        Contact:  Rosemary O’Connell,

Family-Centered Faith Formation Sessions for children and their parents
Grades Pre-K thru 8th and their parents
•        First Sunday of the month (October through May) 9:30 to 10:45
•        Classes meet in Brendan Hall in designated classroom space

High school students, grades 9 thru 12
•        See information above for K-8th –
•        High school students are invited to attend either the parent’s session or work as volunteers
assisting classroom facilitators
•        Contact:  Diane and Tom Nagle,

Healing Prayer Group
•        Meets second and fourth Monday of each month, 9:30 to 10:15
•        Meets in church library
•        Contact: Jane Moore,

Monthly Book Discussion
•        Meet Sunday at 9:00 to 11:00
•        Watch the bulletin for current book selection and dates of sessions
•        Contact:  Fran Salone Pelletier,
•        details and/or contact Fran at

Searchers of the Scripture
•        Meet Wednesdays at 9:30 to 11:00
•        Meet in Ahearn Room in Brendan Hall
•        Contact: Fran Salone Pelletier,
•        Bring Your Own Bible

Sacramental Preparation:  
Call the parish office for more information about preparing for and receiving sacraments
(baptism, first communion, confirmation, marriage), and preparation for those desiring to
become Catholic (RCIA.) (Church Office:  754-8544)

•        First Communion class (includes parent training): Held 3rd or 4th Sunday each month –
contact Parish Office for information as to time and location

•        Confirmation Training (requires 2  years of instruction):
o        Year I Preparation: (8th grade level)
o         Sessions held 1st Sunday of each month; October through May each year.
o        Time 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM in the church hall class spaces

o        Year II Confirmation: (Candidates must be at least 14 years of age)
o        Participants meet twice per month on Wednesdays evenings from 6:30- 8:00pm at St.
Brendan Church hall.
o        Dates announced each year and available in the Church Office.