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Faith Formation

⇒  Our Office will be closed the week of June 26th. ⇐

 

2017-2018 Calendar –

Rejoice and Be Glad!

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Sunday June 25, 2017 – 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Go now to USCCB.com for Sunday’s readings

News

Thank you to all of our families for a great year of sharing and growing in our faith.  Have a happy and safe summer!


 

† SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION 2017-2018

†Mysteries of Life in Reconciliation and Eucharist

Family Based combined First Reconciliation and First Eucharist preparation.

  • Parents of 2nd graders currently enrolled in Faith Formation or Nativity School, please pick up First Reconciliation materials in the Faith Formation Office.
  • Ages 8 & 9; typically, but not necessarily 3rd grade
  • Monthly family gatherings on certain Sunday 9:00 Masses  in the cafeteria (schedule will be out late summer)
  • Suggested donation of $40/family

Mysteries of Life Request Form»

Mysteries of Life Schedule 2017-18>>

 

 


† Confirmation (typically, but not limited to, High School Sophomores)

Students who will be entering their Sophomore year in High School in the Fall 2017  are invited to meet up with Father Bernard after or before any weekend Mass to briefly discuss approaching the Sacrament of Confirmation.

  • Please download, sign, and bring your signed Candidate’s Covenant with you.
    CANDIDATE’S COVENANT 2017
  • At this time, you will be given a Prayer Assessment to be completed and returned.

CONFIRMATION NEWS:

  • Please check your email (especially your Spam/Clutter) for periodic communications from us

Faith Formation Enrollment 2017-2018

GENERAL ENROLLMENT FORM (will become available later this summer)
FAMILY BASED MYSTERIES OF LIFE REQUEST FORM »
DONATION RELINQUISHMENT FORM »

  • Use GENERAL ENROLLMENT FORM to
    • Sign up for sessions
    • Update contact information
  • Use DONATION RELINQUISHMENT FORM if:
    • Unable to donate at this time.

 

 

† ARISE

Faith Formation for everyone – families and singles alike. Deepen your faith, develop a closer relationship with Christ, grow in community and reach out in Apostolate to others. Children attend with parent or guardian. Sessions consist of some multi-generational and some “grouped by age” discussions.

  • All Ages
  • Weekly August – June
  • Sundays/10:30 Mass followed by group meetings in the cafeteria
  • Suggested donation of $15 for each adult and $10 for each child 3yrs – 12yrs old

arise-schedule-2016-2017

 

† Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level I

Montessori-based process of faith formation for preschoolers.

  • Typically Ages 3-6
  • Thursdays at 4:15 – 5:30 in the “Upper Room” of the Activity Center
  • Suggested donation of $20/child

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Schedule 2017-2018 TBA

 
 

† Our Lady’s Lambs

A process of initiation into following Jesus, socialization into Christian traditions, and the Catholic community.  Chlidren attend with their parent or guardian.  Entire families welcome!

  • Typically 1st Graders
  • Monthly August – June
  • Sundays/9:00 Mass followed by gathering in the cafeteria
  • Suggested donation of $40/family

Our Lady’s Lamb Brochure »
Our Lady’s Lambs Schedule 2017-2018 TBA

 
 

† Children of Holy Father Francis

Individualized faith enrichment for children with special needs.

  • Any Age
  • Suggested donation of $40/family
  • Customized schedule

Our Inspiration »
Individual Enrichment Plan »
Family Needs Survey »

 


 

† Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level II – New!

Montessori-based process of faith formation for children in Grades 2-3.

  • Typically Ages 6-9
  • Thursdays at 5:30 – 6:30 in the “Upper Room” of the Activity Center
  • Suggested donation of $20/child

† Children’s Connection

Liturgically based ritual, prayer, activities, and catechesis.  We meet in the cafeteria for community prayer before breaking up into smaller groups.

  • Typically Grades 2-6
  • Weekly September – June
  • Monday 4:15-5:15  OR Wednesday 4:15-5:15  OR Wednesday 5:45 – 6:45
  • Suggested donation of $40/child

Monday Schedule 2017-2018 »
Wednesday Schedule 2017-2018 »

 
 

† Y Disciples

Small group discipleship meetings with monthly service events. Friends are encouraged to form groups.

If you are interested in becoming a small group leader, please contact the Faith Formation Office.

  • Typically Grades 7-8
  • Weekly
  • Monday 6:00-7:15 OR Thursday 7:00-8:15
  • Suggested donation of $50/youth

Y Disciples Information »
Y Disciples Schedule 2016-2017 TBA

 
 

† Quaker Lectio

Discipleship, Apostolate, prayer, and discussion.  Confirmation Year 1 option.

  • Typically 9th Grade
  • Weekly September- June
  • Monday 6:00-715
  • Suggested donation of $50/youth

Quaker Lectio Schedule »

 
 

† L.O.F.T.

Discipleship, Apostolate, prayer, and discussion.  Confirmation Year 1 option.

  • Typically 9th Grade
  • Weekly September – June
  • Thursday 7:00-8:15
  • Suggested donation of $50/youth

L.O.F.T. Information »
L.O.F.T. Schedule 2016-2017 »

 

 

 

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