Adult Faith Formation

Formation for Adults

We do not stop growing in our faith when we graduate from high school. St. Thomas More seeks to support adults in their continued faith journey through classes, guest speakers, and opportunities for service, worship and community building. Questions? Email Brian Hefer or call 651-227-7669 x 311. 


Celtic Spirituality: Soul Friend and Thin Places

Wednesday, July 10, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Parish Library

This evening’s presentation will examine the characteristics of Celtic spirituality, from ancient times to the present, with special emphasis on the topics of soul friend and thin places. Ed Sellner will describe those qualities that many people today, of all sorts of backgrounds and religious affiliations, find especially appealing, such as the Celtic emphasis on nature, women’s leadership and gifts, kinship with animals, and the eternal value of friendships.  Discussion among participants will be a lively part of the evening.

Ed Sellner, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of theology, Saint Catherine University where he has taught graduate and undergraduate courses for 35 years, as well as administered pastoral ministry, spiritual direction and master’s degree programs.  A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he is author of numerous books on Celtic spirituality and other topics.  Ed is a popular speaker nationally and internationally, a retreat director and spiritual guide, trained in Jungian psychology. His book, Celtic Saints and Animal Stories: A Spiritual Kinship with be published this fall by Paulist Press, and a memoir, Our Dog Red: A Small Token of Remembrance, next year.

Registration requested for planning purposes; please register below, email Brian Hefer or call 651-227-7669 x 311. Free will offerings accepted.