The Emmaus Programme
The Emmaus Programme is
• An experience and exploration of Christian faith
• Individually and as part of a community
• According to the rules of the Roman Catholic Church.
Who is it for?
• Any adult wanting to explore his/her own journey of faith
• Who feels drawn to discover more about the Catholic Church
• Its teaching and practice
• And is considering becoming a full member.
• consists of regular fortnightly meetings,
• held on Tuesday evenings from 7.30-9.15pm.
• Check the parish newsletter for dates.
In each meeting there will be present
• The parish priest- when possible
• Kathleen O’Gorman and/or other catechists
• Fellow enquirers
• Sponsors of enquirers
• Parishioners who are ready to accompany enquirers
• Participants journey at their own pace
and would normally expect to spend 18 months in preparation for
• Reception into the Church.
• Personal prayer
• Reading/praying and appreciation of the Bible
• Development of the habit of attending mass on Sunday