What we're about

Welcome to Catholic In Real Life, the group for Roman Catholics (married, single, divorced, with or without kids) living in Upper Westchester County and Putnam County, New York.

We started CiRL to answer the need for a faith-based, local group because we want to be more engaged in our faith life and encourage others to do the same. The organizers are parishioners of Church of the Holy Spirit in Cortlandt Manor (pastor: Fr. John DeBellis). While Holy Spirit is our home base, we serve and have members from all over the area.

Join us on our journey to explore what it means to practice our faith beyond Sunday mass--in short, to become Catholic in Real Life!
We only ask 2 things of members:

1) Engage: come to events, provide feedback on the events you attend, and send us suggestions.

and,

2) Respond: give a yes or no RSVP to each and every event posted in our calendar – this helps us gauge interest in meet-ups.

Past events (61)

Coffee and the Catechism

Kurzhal's Coffee Shop in Peekskill

Volunteer Day with the Newburgh Friars

Saint Mary of the Assumption Friary

Lenten Faith Sharing: Movie Night!

Church of the Holy Spirit

Winter Wine and Cheese Social

Church of the Holy Spirit

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