Adult Spiritual Formation (ASF) Programs

The Adult Spiritual Formation program, under the direction of Sister Rebecca Shinas, OP, exists for the education and spiritual formation of adults in St. Simon Catholic Parish.

Ongoing spiritual formation programs at St. Simon Parish include:

NEW YEAR 2017
5 Sessions on POPE FRANCIS’ REFLECTION
on “THE FRUITS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT”

Facilitated by: S. Rebecca Shinas, OP

Start your NEW YEAR with JOY and treat your spiritual life, friends, family and faith community to some quiet time of ease and inner peace!

Come as you are, Relax and Enjoy 
Prayer, Scripture, Song, Art, Fun, 
Enjoyable Interaction and Shared Wisdom!

In the HOLY FAMILY (Formerly the Cry Room) in the Church
Offered twice at 10:00am-11:00am repeated 7:15pm-8:15pm 

Come to one session, Come to all!
JANUARY 10 FAITH, HOPE and COURAGE
JANUARY 17 PEACE, PATIENCE and PLAY
JANUARY 24 KINDNESS, GOODNESS and JOY
JANUARY 31 TRUTH, GOODNESS and COMPASSION 
FEBRUARY 7 BEAUTY, GENTLENESS and LOVE

 The challenge of Life is to Learn how to Love ~ Pope Francis

Women's Spirituality

Calling women of all ages to gather for fellowship and to do some Scripture meditation together. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, 7:30-8:30 a.m. in the Rectory Conference Room.

Contact

Men's Spirituality

The Men’s Spirituality group meets the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturday of every month from 7:30-8:30 a.m. in the Rectory Conference Room. All men are welcome to share their experiences of God in their relationships, family, home and work. Come whenever you can make it.

Contact

Dave Lipscomb

men@stsimon.org

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

MOPS is a group for mothers with children ages infant through kindergarten, which meets regularly the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Through monthly meetings, children's activities, and moms' nights out, MOPS provides a supportive environment where moms can come together and grow their spiritual life as a woman and as a mother.  Stay in touch by joining the St. Simon MoPs facebook group. You can click the logo below to go there now!

Contact

Kristina Killian
Michelle Studley

mops@stsimon.org

Young at Heart Seniors (age 55+)

Our seniors at St. Simon are better known as the Young At Heart. A vivacious, caring, fun-loving, and deeply spiritual source of wisdom in the parish community. We gather every first Tuesday of the month; except for June, July, and August. Begin in the chapel for Liturgy at 11:30 a.m., followed by a delicious $5 lunch in the Simon Room. Sometimes there is a speaker or entertainment after lunch. Feel free to come to part, or all, of the event, and bring a neighbor (need not be a parishioner to attend). Check the weekly bulletin for upcoming details.

Contact

Judy Howard
Joanne Schott
rectory@stsimon.org

Soul Sisters

We invite all women of St. Simon's and friends to join this gathering of Prayer, Sharing, Refreshments, FUN, and Lively Conversation! We meet in the Convent Chapel with refreshments following in the dining room. Monthly meetings (not in the Summer) are generally the 2nd Wednesday of the Month from 10-11 a.m.

Contact

Sr. Rebecca
rebecca@stsimon.org

for more information

The Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl Ministry meets on the first and third Tuesday's of the month in the St. Simon Holy Family Room (formerly known as the 'cry room').  On the first Tuesday of the month, the group meets from 1:00-
2:30 p.m. For more information please visit the Prayer Shawl page.

Contact

Bonnie Gebhart
650-387-9001
bonniegebhart@gmail.com