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Form­ing mis­sion­ary dis­ci­ples in the Catholic Dio­cese of Birm­ing­ham in Alaba­ma.

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You can find a small group in your area! You can search by dis­tance, but also to find oth­ers who share your own inter­ests. 


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Have a great small group or Bible study at your parish and want to see it list­ed here? Please add it to our direc­to­ry!



Why have small groups? Answers to com­mon ques­tions.


Group Resources

Resources to use with­in your small group: Rec­om­men­da­tions for Bible Stud­ies, Dis­cus­sion Guides, Video Series… 

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Leader Work­shops

The Dioce­san spon­sors train­ing ses­sions and pro­vides resources to help form and strength­en groups and group lead­ers. 




Towards the Eucharis­tic Con­gress

Our Mis­sion (Should we choose to accept it)

The word “Mis­sion” or “Mis­sion­ary” is one of those church-y words that calls up imme­di­ate men­tal images. A com­mon word with what seems like an easy def­i­n­i­tion. Our Office of Dis­ci­ple­ship and Mis­sion web­site is “disciplesonmission.com” and there was a very inten­tion­al debate about choos­ing that spe­cif­ic name. What is a mis­sion­ary, and what…


I Don’t Go To Church To Social­ize

If you go around a Catholic dio­cese tout­ing the val­ue of small groups, dis­ci­ple­ship groups, home groups, small Chris­t­ian Com­mu­ni­ties, or what­ev­er oth­er vocab­u­lary hap­pens to be the phrase of the day, you are like­ly to come across this reac­tion: I don’t go to Church on Sun­day for oth­er peo­ple. I go to wor­ship…

Are small groups a new fad?

One com­ment we’ve got­ten a lot since begin­ning the con­ver­sa­tion about mak­ing dis­ci­ples through small groups here in the Dio­cese of Birm­ing­ham is: Small groups seem like a fad that is sweep­ing through protes­tant church­es. It’s a phase that’ll like­ly fiz­zle out because it isn’t what we as Catholics have done for thou­sands of…