Spirits and Spirituality

Spirits and Spirituality:

The Perfect Brew of Faith and Fun

Spirits and Spirituality is a speaker series for adults, married and single, in their 20's and 30's. It is sponsored by Catholic parishes in Stark County.

The program provides opportunities to explore issues and topics that relate to the Catholic faith in a fun and casual environment.


Our Next Gathering:


Thursday, March 30, 2017

Juggling Faith and Life (with Pete Schafer)


Pete Schafer is Director of the Office of Evangeliation and Pastoral Planning for the Diocese of Youngstown, and also directs the diocese's Lay Ministry and Leadership Formation programs. Pete has been juggling since college. Pete juggles parish ministry, teaching, marathon running, and upgrading a "fixer-upper." Now married with four boys, he concentrates on juggling work, family, and faith!

7pm Dinner and Drinks, 8pm Speaker and Social


Location: Canton Brewing Company Speakeasy (Snorky's on Third)


Event is free. Suggested Donation $5.

To RSVP and/or be part of our contact list, please contact the leadership team at spiritsandspiritualitycanton@gmail.com

Or Justin Huyck at justin@stmichaelcanton.org ♦  330-492-3119 ext. 218



We have recently been meeting at:

Canton Brewing Company Speakeasy

Market Ave. between 2nd and 3rd Street Entrance next to Napoli’s Italian Eatery


Scenic Brewing Company

7253 Whipple Ave NW


Papa Bear's Italian Restaurant

4990 Dressler Road NW


Past Events:

Young Adulthood, Discernment, and the Coalition for Young Adults

(with Sr. Kate Hine, SND, Sr. Carol Dicovitsky, SND, and Christina Hannon)

February 23, 2017

A Conversation with Bishop Murry (with Bishop George Murry, S.J.)

January 19, 2017

Advent: A Time for Hoping (with Jim Naegeli)

December 15, 2016

Service Projects with Matthew 8:20 and Thanksgiving Baskets Downtown

November 2016

So You Think You Know What You're Thirsting For? (with Fr. Pat Manning) 

October 27, 2016

Closer Than Your iPhone: With Unlimited Date and Unconditional Love (with Bill Miller)

September 29, 2016

Health and Spirituality (with Julie Sutton and Chris Fogarty)

August 25, 2016

The Song That Moves You (with P.J. Chavez)

July 28, 2016

Granola, Gatorada, and a God on the Move (with Margaret Vogel)

June 30, 2016

Summer and the Pace of Mercy (with Justin Huyck) 

June 2, 2016

God in My Newsfeed (with Erica Jackson)

April 28, 2016

Resurrection and Real Life (with Roberta Muoio, Tammy Mierzwa, and Trevor Ivan)

March 31, 2016

Mardi Gras and Mercy (with Fr. Shawn Conoboy and Diana Hancharenko)

January 28, 2016

Mercy for the Poor: Catholic Social Teaching (with Deacon Chris Germak)

November 14, 2015

How to Get Into the Church When the Drawbridge is Up (with Fr. Nicholas Shori)

October 8, 2015

Finding Your Sprititual Temperment (with Michele Blate)

September 12, 2016

The Blessed Ordinary: The Least Likely Heroes of our Faith (with Miguel Chavez)

August 1, 2015

Today, listen to the voice of the Lord (with Deacon Daniel Finnerty)

May 2, 2015

Stirring a Passion for the Bible (with Cackie Upchurch)

February 27, 2015

The Joy of the Gospel (with Justin Huyck)

January 15, 2015

For More Information:

Please contact the leadership team at spiritsandspiritualitycanton@gmail.com

Or any member of our team: 

Roberta Muoio at rmuoio@stanthonycanton.org ♦ 330-452-9539

Justin Huyck at justin@stmichaelcanton.org ♦  330-492-3119 ext. 218

Erica Jackson at religioused@littleflowerparish.com ♦ 330-494-2759 ext. 13 














Adult Faith Formation - Main Page (Speakers, Retreats, and Seasonal Parish Series) 

Women's Bible Study (Tues Evenings)

Women's Book Study (Wed Mornings)

Spirits and Spirituality (For Adults in their 20's and 30's)



Justin Huyck
Pastoral Associate,
Adult Faith Formation
(330) 492-3119, ext 218