Religious Education/Youth Ministry

Please visit our main Faith Formation tab for information regarding our Faith Formation Office and the Safe Environment Policy.

FAITH FORMATION: Ages 3- Grade 12

REGISTRATION:

  • Registrations should be submitted to the Faith Formation Office at the address below, as soon as possible. We will have a blessing of catechists and registration blitz on Catechetical Sunday, Sept 15th, at the 10:30 am Mass. Classes start Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019!
  • Please view the Welcome letter and print the 2019-20 registration form  , complete and attach your payment. Forms will also be available in the parish gathering space.
  • Please ensure your parish registration is complete, and includes all family members.  You may register with the parish online at Register.  Automatic mailings are only generated for children registered also as parishioners.

 

PROGRAMS & CALENDARS:

Little Church calendar 2019-20

  • Little Church focuses on a small project related to the Sunday Gospel.  Little Church meets in the Bishops’ Room during the 10:30 a.m. Mass, Liturgy of the Word.  During the collection, the children rejoin their families for the Liturgy of the Eucharist and Concluding Rites. A Little Church family may also be invited to bring the gifts to the altar.
  • Although there is no fee for Little Church, children must still register using the Faith Formation registration link above.  Homeschool or public school children in Little Church are also highly encouraged to register for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd as noted below.
  • Little Church begins on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

2019-2020 Faith Formation Calendar

  • Ages 3 – Grade 12 Faith Formation begins on  Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019.   Classes run from noon-1:15 pm.  We begin by gathering in the parish hall immediately following the 10:30 am for snacks supplied by parent volunteers.

 

High School Faith Formation Schedule

High School Events Calendar – Sept, Oct, Nov –

Faith Formation Program Details:

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd:  (ages 3-6) Since Little Church has a Sunday Gospel focus, children ages 3-6 are highly encouraged to also join us our faith formation program, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS).  CGS has a full age-appropriate curriculum which allows the child a space and time to encounter God, drawing them deeper into relationship with Him.  Please see our  CGS 2019-20 CALENDAR  and the Resource Links page for more information.

Faith Formation: Classes Ages 3 – grade 8:  Our Faith Formation classes follow the diocese curriculum standards using a variety of resources.  Please see the resource links for more information regarding the curriculum itself.  We begin with an optional snack immediately following the 10:30 am Mass.  Classes run from noon – 1:15pm and all will be held at St. Peter Cathedral this year.

High School Faith Formation: grade 9 – 12:  This year we will be diving deeper into our Catholic faith and the theology of it. We will have a new saint each Sunday that we learn about and once a month we will focus on a different type of prayer. Class will follow the 10:30 am Mass; starting at 12pm and run until 1:15pm. We will be located downstairs of the Cathedral in the Media Room.  For more information on the high school curriculum, visit Diocese High School Curriculum.

First Reconciliation/Eucharist Preparationplease visit First Communion

Confirmation Preparation: please visit Confirmation.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS: See Youth & Family Events.