The second semester of events for the catechetical year is in full swing. Take a look at some of your Catholic event options:
Catholic theater — Feb. 7-8 in Chandler and Scottsdale. Read 10 reasons why Catholics should see “Into the Woods” and hear an archived interview with the actor who portrays a nun in “Late Nite Catechism.”
CDA kickoff — Feb. 7-8 at parishes across the Diocese of Phoenix. Take this sneak peek at the latest stewardship video. It will be shown during Masses this weekend.
World Day of Sick Mass — 1:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish (map).
Celebration is in honor of Our Lady of Lourdes. The Healing Mass includes and anointing of the sick, blessing of caregiver hands and blessing with Lourdes water. Related story on a local Catholic’s healing in Lourdes.
Adoption: A Loving Option — 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 7 at Catholic Charities, 4747 N. 7th Ave. Journey with mothers who have experienced an unplanned pregnancy and chose the loving option of adoption. Heart how the choice affects families who want children, but could not biologically.
RSVP required: (602) 650-4832 or email Alcira, firstname.lastname@example.org. Info.
Abortion: From Debate to Dialogue — Feb. 7. at ASU in Tempe. Hosted by Justice For All, a nationally-acclaimed training program to become a gracious, persuasive ambassador for life. Info.