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Offerings in 2020

Weekly Mass for Young Adults 
Young adults ages 18-30 years old are invited to be part of Amigos Cruzados (Crosier Friends). Participate in a contemporary Mass followed by fellowship and conversation every Saturday at 5:30 p.m. All are Welcome!
CrossWalk: A Veterans' Journey to Healing
CrossWalk is a program created to help male veterans explore how to find God and help them reclaim spiritual hope and healing. The monthly sessions are free of charge and for male veterans only. Dates: Second Saturday of each month, 2020: Feb. 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14 & Dec. 14, from 9:30 a.m.–Noon at Crosier Village, 717 E. Southern Ave. in Phoenix, AZ 85040.
Legal Consultations for Immigrants
This service is offered for people with questions and concerns about immigration issues relating to citizenship, permanent residency, replacement or renewal of documents, petitions and Visas. Completion of applications or petitions will not be provided at this session, however, individual appointments may be made. The legal consultations will be conducted by an immigration attorney on Jan. 18 from 10 a.m.-Noon at Crosier Village in Phoenix, AZ 85040. There is no charge for the consultations but donations are greatly appreciated. If you are interested in attending, we ask that you call and make an appointment in advance as availability is limited. Please contact Br. Jim at 602-769-7744. 
Friends of Mary: A Muslim-Catholic Dialogue
Crosier Village Ministries, in collaboration with the Sema Foundation, a Muslim community service organization in Chandler, Arizona, invite all to this very special dialogue event on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Crosier Village. The dialogue features a conversation between Muslim and Catholic believers about the role of Mary in their spiritual lives: Who is Mary? What does the Koran and the Bible say about her? What relationship do Muslim and Catholic believers have with her? How does Mary inspire Muslims and Catholics in their daily living? Click here for the program agenda and to register.
ekLAYsia: Information Session 
ekLAYsia is a program designed to empower adult lay Catholic men and women, 18 years of age and older. It provides resources to lay people who feel personally called to participate more effectively in meeting the challenges of Church life today. Join us for an informational session to see if this program is for you, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. on Jan. 25 at Crosier Village. For more information, contact program administrator Gail Ratti Curran, 602-574-3155. Click here to register.
English Class for U.S. Citizenship
The Crosier Fathers and Brothers are offering a new class series offered for anyone who must pass the U.S. citizenship test and interview in English. It is designed for all adults, especially those with limited English skills. Classes are FREE but donations are greatly appreciated. Participants will receive instruction as well as ample practice in reading, writing and speaking the English language. The additional focus will be on specific material necessary for passing the citizenship test and interview. If you are interested in attending, we ask that register in advance as seating is limited. Class dates are Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 10 a.m.—Noon at Crosier Village, 717 E. Southern Ave., Phoenix 85040. Please register at You may also contact Br. Jim at 602-769-7744.  
The Wondrous Cross: Our Hope for Eternal Life 
We invite you to an inspiring presentation by Fr. Nathan Castle, OP, a nationally renowned Catholic speaker, and author of the book “Afterlife Interrupted.” Through interactive exercises, Fr. Nathan will guide us in reflecting on the power and hope gifted to us by Jesus’ death and resurrection that can enrich our life’s journey. The program is Feb. 8 from 8 a.m.-Noon at Crosier Village. The cost is $20 per persona and includes breakfast. Sponsored by the Companions of the Holy Cross. Click here to register.
Pilgrimage to the Oberammergau Passion Play
Radio Family Rosary is organizing a 10-day pilgrimage to the village of Oberammergau, Germany, with Fr. Tom Enneking, osc, as a spiritual director. Every 10 years, the villagers present the "Passion Play" which is an acclaimed and stirring reenactment of the final days of Christ offered in gratitude to God for sparing the town from the ravages of the Black Plague. The pilgrimage is July 1-10, 2020 and includes travels to Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Every major acting role is only available to those born in Oberammergau, giving them generations to hone their talent. The key actors spend an intensive, weeks-long trip to Israel to study the culture, life and times of Jesus, which lends an authenticity to their performance. The community maintains five choirs and orchestras to train children who will eventually be chosen as singers and instrumentalists. It’s truly an amazing, historical legacy. Space is limited. Please register with your deposit today! 


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