“The definitive aim of catechesis is to put people not only in touch but in communion, in intimacy, with Jesus Christ: only he can lead us to the love of the Father in the Spirit and make us share in the life of the Holy Trinity.” ( Catechesi Tradendae, #5)
Our Lady of Fatima Church strives to offer a variety of methods such as, workshops and Scripture/Bible study.

CCD Program: The initiation rites for children (First Penance, Eucharist and Confirmation) are provided through the parish school and the CCD program. A series of lectures and prayerful reflections are held in the spring and fall semesters
from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. between the Sunday morning Masses.

Bible Study
There are a number of different groups within the parish. Each group meets at different times and days and studies different aspects of the Bible. Please see below or contact the rectory at (205) 322-1205 if interested in starting a new group.
Men’s Faith Share Group – 9:00 a.m. every Sunday please call (205) 408-4406 for information.
Women’s Faith Share Group – 9:00 a.m. every Sunday please call (202) 541-7277 for information.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study group that meets every Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the Peach Room. All are welcome.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process of welcoming new members to the Catholic faith. RCIA begins each September and continues through the Easter season. Baptized Catholics who are interested in Adult Confirmation are invited to the program as well as those interested in faith enrichment. If interested in being sponsor or becoming a Catholic please contact the Parish office – (205) 322-1205 or Deacon Douglas Moorer – (205) 427-7885. Meetings are held on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. in the Weekday Chapel.