The 10th Annual Gainesville Area Faith Formation Day
September 11, 2023 • Diocese of St. Augustine

“Abiding by the Eucharist of the Lord”

Saturday, Sept. 30
Queen of Peace Catholic Church
10900 SW 24th Ave., Gainesville

Join us for a spiritually enriching day dedicated to deepening our connection with the Eucharistic Lord. The day is intended for lay Catholic adults, clergy and ministry leaders who seek to strengthen their faith and understanding of the Eucharist.

Schedule for the Day:

9:30 a.m. | Doors open
10 a.m. | Opening prayer and remarks
10:15 to 12:15 p.m. | Part I
12:15 to 1:15 p.m. | Lunch
1:15 to 2:15 p.m. | Part 2
2:15 p.m. | Closing reflection and prayer

Registration Details:

Special Group Rates: 3/$60 or 5/$100 from the same location or $25/person. Your registration includes a light breakfast, a delicious lunch and a refreshing beverage to keep you energized throughout the day!

Register now by visiting If you plan on using the special group rates, please choose the “bill the parish option.”

Choose from the following inspiring topics:

  1. Abiding with Jesus: The Gospel of Mathew
    Presenter: Pat Cook, M.A.
    One of the ways we abide with the Lord is by reading, studying and reflecting on the Sacred Scriptures. In this workshop, Pat Cook will explore several themes found in Matthew’s Gospel: Sermon on the Mount, Building on Rock and the connection with the Old Testament.
  2. Basic Certification (Level 1) Liturgy & Sacraments
    Presenter: Matt Kozicz, ECHO Apprentice
    Delve into the essential aspects of liturgy and sacraments to enhance your understanding and practice of the Eucharist.
  3. Basic Certification (Level 1) Catechetical Legal
    Presenter: Erin McGeever, M.A., M.Ed.
    Discover the legal aspects of catechesis and religious education while exploring innovative ways to engage students using games in the classroom.
  4. Take, Bless, Break, Give: Claimed by the Eucharist
    Presenter: Alex Groppe, Ph.D.
    Using the four action verbs: Take, Bless, Break and Give, Dr. Alex Groppe will lead participants through a reflection on these key actions of the Eucharist. This workshop is an excellent way to participate in the Parish Year of the Revival and strengthen your focus on the Eucharistic Lord.

Don’t miss this opportunity to grow in faith and the understanding of the Eucharistic Lord. Reserve your spot today for a day of spiritual enrichment. Click here for a downloadable flyer.