Adult Enrichment

PARENTING THE LOVE & LOGIC WAY: This Six-Session parenting program was created by the Love & Logic Institute. Raise self-confident, motived children who are ready for the real world. Learn loving, yet powerful tools for parenting children of all ages. Cost is $30/single and $40/couple (one workbook included). The program begins on February 21st and meets Tuesday evenings from 6-8 PM at Saint Ambrose of Woodbury. Workbooks will be available at the first session on February 21. Payments may be brought in advance to the parish office or to the first session. Cash or check accepted. Make checks payable to Angela Spoto. REGISTER FOR PARENTING THE LOVE & LOGIC WAY.


MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DINNER: Join us on Saturday, February 11th, 2017 for the 9th annual Marriage Enrichment Dinner at Oak Marsh Country Club featuring presenters Pat and Kenna Millea. Be inspired to renew, refresh and support your marriage. Cost is $65.00 per couple. To request childcare, please call 651-768-3015. For more information please contact Patti Watkins or at 768-3011. REGISTER FOR THE MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DINNER.

Please Note: Registration will not be confirmed until payment is submitted to the parish office.

4:00 PM            Mass at Saint Ambrose of Woodbury
5:30 PM            Social at Oak March Country Club
6:00 PM            Dinner
7:00 PM            PreSENTATION


RAISING THE BAR: Join us at Angelina’s Kitchen in Woodbury for a social hour and guest speaker as we address relevant faith-based topics to challenge us to greater faith and inspire us to a deeper relationship with God. This event is for adults 21 and older. There is no cost to attend. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Social hour starts at 7:00 PM followed by a guest speaker at 8:00 PM. Registration is not required. However, it would be great if you let us know which dates you plan on attending. RSVP to Molly Mendoza or 768-3016. Angelina’s Kitchen is located at 2170 Eagle Creek Ln. Woodbury, Minnesota 55129

February 7:  “Is Faith Blind?” by Fr. Michael McClellan
February 21:  “Choosing the Cross of Christ over the Cross of the World” by Dr. Rachel Lu
February 28: “ Grill the Priest” with Fr. Stan Mader


Momnipotent: Finding Peace, Balance and Joy in Your Vocation as a Mother validates the dignity and importance of motherhood and will help you recognize your uniquely feminine strengths and see how you can use those strengths to find peace, balance, and joy in being the woman God created and called you to be. This Eight-Part study includes a book, a mother’s journal and access to online video lessons. Cost is $30.00. Study begins on January 20th and meets Friday mornings from 9:30-11:00 AM in Saint Anne 1. Childcare is available in Extended Day. To register, please fill out the Momnipotent Form AND register for the study through Ascension Press. Register a new account with Ascension Press or sign-in using an existing account. Registration and payment will be confirmed through Ascension Press.Com and your study materials will be shipped to your home address. If you have questions, please contact Molly Mendoza at 768-3016 or


PRAY & PLAY: Pray & Play is for moms with infants, toddlers and preschoolers who want to come together to support one another in motherhood through prayer. Pray & Play meets the first three Thursdays of each month. 9:30 AM -11:30 AM in the Extended Day Room. For more information, please contact Rachel at 952-607-9683.


Women’s Morning of Reflection
The Women’s Ministry at Saint Ambrose of Woodbury invites you to the 2017 Women’s Morning of Reflection with special guest Laura Sobiech. Laura is the author of the book Fly a Little Higher: How God Answered a Mom’s Small Prayer in a Big Way. The Women’s Morning of Reflection will be held on Saturday, March 11 from 9:00-11:00 AM at Saint Ambrose of Woodbury. A continental breakfast will be served. The registration cost is $25.00 per person. Register for the Women's Morning of Reflection. Please note that registration will not be confirmed until payment has been submitted to the parish office. For more information please contact Molly Mendoza or 768-3016.

About the Guest Speaker: Laura Sobiech was born and raised in Minnesota. She has been married to her husband, Rob, for twenty-four years, and they are the proud parents of four awesome children: one married, one in college, one in heaven, and one in high school. Laura has spent the past couple of years crossing things off her I-Never-Want-To-Do List, now having done most everything that was on it, including: globe trekking, public speaking, fund-raising, Skype-ing on live television, and supporting a child with cancer. In her free time she volunteers as an EMT/firefighter at her local fire department and can knit a wicked awesome pair of socks. You can visit Laura’s website at:

Men’s Bible Study meets Thursday 7:00-8:00 PM at Saint Ambrose. This Eight-Part study begins January 19th. Cost is $15.00. Books are available at the parish office or at the first session. The books of the Bible covered in Historical Books II share a common emphasis centered on the need for the people to remain faithful to the covenant established between God and the Israelites.  If the nation remains faithful to God’s covenant, God will protect Israel and lead it to be victorious in battles, but if the nation abandons the covenant, God will abandon Israel and allow other nations to plunder and conquer this nation established by God.  Historical Books II covers 1 and 2 Kings, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah) by Rev. William A. Anderson DMin, PhD. This study will be followed up by Paul’s Early and Prison Letters and Letters to the Corinthians study Spring 2017. Register for the Men's Bible Study.


Staff Contact

Do you have a question about the Adult Enrichment offerings at Saint Ambrose of Woodbury? For more information please email our Adult Faith Formation Coordinatior Molly.Mendoza or give her a call at 651-768-3016.