Adult Faith Formation

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Click here for a full listing of Diocesan sponsored courses throughout the Diocese from fall until Advent; the listing below are only a selection of the courses that are available.

Catholic Adult Bible Study (CABS)

Msgr. David Rhodes leads a weekly Bible study every Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. in Hope Hall.  The study will focus on the upcoming Sunday Mass readings, primarily the Gospel reading.  There is no need to register and no attendance requirement; please feel free to attend as often as your schedule allows.  Attendees will receive a book containing all the Sunday readings for the year, but you are also welcome to bring your own Bible.

 First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown

For more information, call 330-533-1023 or visit  Event held at Avion-on-the-Water on the first Thursday of every month from 11:30am-1:00pm.  Contact Barb Zorn for more info (330-792-8305).


Free Online Bible Studies 

The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology offers free Bible studies on their web site ( covering the following topics:

  • Covenant Love: Introducing the Biblical Worldview
  • Genesis to Jesus: A Journey Through the Scripture
  • The Lamb's Supper: The Bible and the Mass
  • He Must Reign: The Kingdom of God in Scripture
  • Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of God
  • Reading the Old Testament in the New: The Gospel of Matthew

Boston College also provides free Scripture mini-courses online - C21 Online


Catholic Courses on Audio CD and/or DVD

Study Theology, Spirituality, and the basics of the Faith in the comfort of your own home or car: