3 Cs in Christ Discussion Group

Our 3 Cs in Christ are coffee, conversation and contemplation as we gather for monthly discussions centered around faith, formation, growth and inspiration.

Sunday, October 7: Guest speaker Pat McCaskey leads a discussion on Faith and Sports


Pat McCaskey vice president and co-owner of the Chicago Bears will be the featured speaker for our discussion on Sunday, October 7 from 3:30-4:30 pm in the Church. An active member of his own parish, Pat will focus on his five books about faith and sports. He's an excellent and entertaining speaker so mark your calendars, sports fans, and watch for more information to come soon. 

Sunday, November 4: Guest speaker Dr. Melanie Barrett (USML) leads a discussion on Pope Francis' Gaudete et Exultate.

Dr. Melanie Barrett the Chairperson and Professor in the Department of Moral Theology at the University of St Mary of the Lake and Mundelein Seminary will join us on Sunday November 4th from 3:30-4:30 pm in the Church for a discussion on Pope Francis' Gaudete Et Exsultate. Click here start your reading of this wonderful Apostolic Exhortation

Sunday, December 2: Release of our Parish Advent Book Matthew Kelly's The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity. 

Sunday, January 6: Father James leads the discussion on the Matthew Kelly's The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity. 

Father James Wallace the Pastor of St. Juliana Parish will lead a discussion on Matthew Kelly's The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity. Join us on Sunday January 6th from 3:30-4:30pm in the Church 

Sunday, February 3: Father Emanuel leads the discussion his choice of topics on Sunday February 3rd from 3:30-4:30pm in the Church

Father Emanuel Torres, Associate Pastor of St. Juliana Parish will lead a discussion on a variety of chosen topics for faith sharing and theological reflections. Join us on Sunday January 6th from 3:30-4:30pm in the Church

Sunday, March 6: Distribution of Parish Lent Book

Sunday, April 7: Guest speaker Dr. Christina Zaker (CTU) leads the Discussion

Dr. Christina Zaker, professor at the Chicago Theological Union, is a practical theologian with a focus on cultivating reflective practitioners in a variety of settings. Her doctoral work focused on the development of parable as a lens for theological reflection and she continues to do research in the area of theological reflection as it intersects with justice. Please join us on Sunday April 7 from 3:30-4:30pm for a reflective look at our own spirituality and Catholic faith communities.

Sunday, May 5: Father James leads the discussion on 33 Days of Morning Glory and Marian Consecration 

Friday, May 31: Father James leads a public consecration to Jesus through Mary in the church

To facilitate ongoing discussion of topics raised during 3Cs sessions, we've created an online discussion forum, which you can access here. You may also email the 3Cs team leaders directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

3Cs Discussion Forum

Discussion Schedule

All gatherings take place in church from 3:30 to 4:30pm and we encourage you to stay with us for 5:00pm Mass immediately following.

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