Faith & Scripture Studies

For more information, please contact: Paul Ambro at paul@sthelenchurch.org or 281-485-8867

New Humanae Vitae Study!

Workshop dates are on Saturdays at 10 am in Braden Center:

Jan 29, 2022
Feb 5, 2022
Feb 12, 2022
Feb 19, 2022

For more information please contact Richard Lang at ricclang@sbcglobal.net or 713-298-4755

To register, please go to https://forms.office.com/r/Z6mZ1CCXyB


St. Helen Scripture Study Group

Our St. Helen Scripture study group meets on Tuesday nights every other week in St. Helen’s Braden Center at 7:30pm to learn more about and share in our understanding of the Bible and our Catholic Faith. Our current study is entitled The Bible and the Church Fathers. Anyone is invited to come!

In The Bible and the Church Fathers, you’ll learn who the early Church Fathers were and how they shaped the way we read Scripture. The Bible and the Church Fathers will teach you everything you need to know about how the Bible took form. You’ll learn powerful tools for reading it, and you’ll understand Scripture’s relationship to Tradition and, in particular, to the sacraments.

Below is our tentative class schedule:

SessionDate
Lesson 1: Introduction to the Fathers9/14/2021
Lesson 2: Heroes & Heresies9/28/2021
Lesson 3: Promise & Fulfillment10/12/2021
Lesson 4: Inspiration & Authority10/26/2021
Lesson 5: The New Testament11/9/2021
Lesson 6: The Real Presence11/30/2021
Lesson 7: The Fathers of the Church1/18/2022
Lesson 8: Preserving the Truth2/1/2022
Lesson 9: The Doctrine of the Mysteries2/15/2022
Lesson 10: All in the Family3/1/2022
Lesson 11: Fathers & Martyrs3/22/2022
Lesson 12: Living the Mysteries4/5/2022

For more information and how to order workbooks, please email Paul Ambro at paul.ambro@gmail.com or paul@sthelenchurch.org.


St. Helen’s Women’s Bible Study

We will be starting The Wild Goose with Fr. Dave Pivonka on January 12, 2022. Dates are below. There will be a short gathering to get the schedule and to make sure everyone can get connected to Formed and download the study guide.  We will be gathering in the Braden Center at around 9:15am and starting with prayer at 9:30am.  For all future meetings we ask that you watch the videos ahead of time and come prepared to discuss the questions from the Study Guide. For further information, please contact Tina Little at btlittle2@me.com.

  • Jan 12 – Meet & Greet (make sure everyone can log into Formed and has found The Wild Goose & study guide. Watch trailer.
  • Jan 26 – Sessions 1 & 2
  • Feb 9 – Sessions 3 & 4
  • Feb 23 – Sessions 5 & 6
  • Mar 9 – Sessions 7 & 8
  • Mar 23 – Sessions 9 & 10
  • Apr 6 – Sessions 11 & 12
  • Apr 20 – Sessions 13 & 14
  • May 4 (optional fall planning or make up session if need)

All are welcome to join a new study entitled “NO GREATER LOVE – A BIBLICAL WALK THROUGH CHRIST’S PASSION which will be starting in February.

Walk step-by-step with Christ from the Garden of Gethsemane to Calvary. Filmed in the Holy Land with Dr. Edward Sri, this study reveals how Old Testament prophecies, messianic expectations, historical realities, and powerful symbolism come together in awe-inspiring fashion to reveal God’s unfathomable love for us.


This book/video study can be attended as follows:

  • Virtually (via Zoom) on Thursdays (beginning February 17th) 7:30pm-9:00pm.
  • In-person on Fridays (beginning February 18th) 12:30pm-2:00pm at St. Helen’s church parlor (enter at the bell tower side entrance of the church)

(Each Thursday and Friday session will be covering the same material)


This will be a great opportunity for those who need sacramental requirement faith formation for their child, or for personal enrichment. In the first two sessions of this study we will be viewing the Passion of the Christ movie, and praying the Rosary afterwards. We will watch the first half of the movie in week 1 and the second half in week 2.

To register, email Linda Asbach at asbach99@gmail.com and let her know if you plan on attending the Thursday (virtual) or Friday (in-person) sessions. Please also let her know if you are taking the class for sacramental requirements. If you have any questions, please contact Linda at 281-736-7366.
Please purchase the study kit at the following address: https://ascensionpress.com/products/no-greater-love-study-pack. Please order this study kit as soon as possible so you have it before week 1 of the study.


Eucharist in Scripture

Discover God’s plan as it is expressed through the Bible and the liturgy. This six-lesson study, presented by Dr. Scott Hahn, will unlock the meaning of covenant, sacrifice, and sacrament as understood in the Bible, from Genesis through Revelation.

To register, email Linda Asbach at asbach99@gmail.com and let her know if you plan on attending the Thursday (virtual) or Friday (in-person) sessions at St. Helen’s church parlor (enter at the bell tower side entrance of the church).  Please also let her know if you are taking the class for sacramental requirements.  If you have any questions, please contact Linda at 281-736-7366. The study book can be obtained for $24.95 at the following address:  https://stpaulcenter.com/product/the-eucharist-in-scripture-participant-bundle/

Below is our tentative class schedule:

Session and topicVirtual session – 7:30pmIn-person session – 12:30pm
Lesson 1: The Lamb’s Supper, Part 111/18/202111/19/2021
Lesson 2: The Lamb’s Supper, Part 212/2/202112/3/2021
Lesson 3: The Fourth Cup, Part 112/9/202112/10/2021
Lesson 4: The Fourth Cup, Part 212/16/202112/17/2021
Lesson 5: Consuming the Word, Part 112/30/202112/31/2021
Lesson 6: Consuming the Word, Part 21/6/20211/7/2021