Faith Formation

Our Faith Formation Vision is a community nurturing the spiritual lives of those we serve from first encounter to initiation, cultivating ongoing conversion to a mature faith that is alive in the Sacraments, at home with the Word and rooted in God’s Love, Jesus’ Mercy and the Promise and Power of the Holy Spirit, inspiring intentional discipleship alongside others living out the Gospel.

Youth Faith Formation Enrollment is now open for the 2024-2025 academic year. Click here to register children ages 5 through 16. (Kindergarten through Confirmation)

  • Kindergarten & 1st Grade – Focusing on God’s love for children, God’s love for others, how to pray traditional prayers and praying for those in need. Includes storytelling and fun activities relate children’s own experiences to the Gospel.   
  • 2nd Grade – Guiding children to more involvement in Sunday Mass with realistic stories that tie the Sunday Mass readings tie to their lives. Fun hands-on activities support formative learning. 
  • 3rd Grade – Jesus as the Good Shepherd - Focusing on helping children understand intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally that the Sacraments as real encounters with Jesus, and that he desires to forgive, heal and unite with every child of God.
          • Preparation for 1st Reconciliation Sacrament (Fall)
          • Preparation for 1st Communion (Spring)
  • 4th & 5th Grade – Leading children in making moral choices, exploring and connecting the Gospels to their own lives. Imaginative activities and engaging with Saints’ lives in fun ways that tie to our Catholic Faith
  • 6th Grade – Focusing on the Word of God through Jesus and Sacred Scripture. Students read from both the Old and New Testaments to understand Salvation History with special attention to the Gospel of Matthew. Special events will include Mass participation and service to our parish and community.
  • 7th Grade – Helping our youth explore their lives through the lens of Jesus’ call (Discipleship). Utilizing the Gospel of Mark as a foundation, students will consider topics related to morality, anthropology and the desire for happiness.
  • 8th Grade – Sharing the lives of the great men and women who responded to the call of Jesus with courage and heroism. Students will read from the Acts of the Apostles, learn about the saints and how the Holy Spirit first poured out on the Church at Pentecost.
  • Confirmation
        • Fall sessions will present the “Alpha Youth” series, a program designed to engage ages 14 to 18 in conversations about life, faith and Jesus. Offering compelling stories, images, questions, and discussion topics that help prepare youth to better engage within the parish and their communities as they step into their role as fully participating members of our faith community.
        • Lenten sessions will provide a variety faith experiences, including Stations of the Cross, Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary Services, Passover Seder Meal in order to bring alive the faith for our Confirmandi and their families