Faith Formation classes are held from September – April. The first class will be September 13th, 2022.
Faith Formation Registration Form
Tuesday evenings, 6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (September – April)
There is one universal registration form for all the grades including the medical release form. Please fill out the form completely. Click the registration form link to print out the forms.
Registration fee is $25/child or $50/family.
Preschool/Kindergarten (Ages 4-6): Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a program where children learn about the Catholic faith, the Bible and the Mass by working with hands-on material that are specifically made for each lesson.
Each child works with materials designed for his/her age level.
Grade 1: Pflaum Gospel Weeklies
Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program is a unique program that combines a complete doctrinal catechesis with the liturgical life of the Church. The individual “lesson by lesson” format provides each child with a fresh new lesson every week. The lessons correspond to the three liturgical years and include current events and cultural developments that help children see the relevance of the Gospel to their lives.
Grades 2-5: St. Mary’s Press: Discover! Finding Faith in Life
Discover! Finding Faith in Life, a brand new approach to children’s faith formation, is here! Filled with exciting, energetic learning that will get your kids out of their seats as they excitedly dive into the Bible and the teachings of the Church! Imagine…helping them transform a learned faith into a vibrantly lived faith! It’s to spark such “Aha!” moments that we’ve created a faith formation program that uses The Catholic Children’s Bible as the main text. Children will dive into Bible stories, discover and connect them with Catholic teachings, and be called to age-appropriate action!
Children learn best when they can be engaged on all levels—emotional, spiritual, and physical! In Discover! Finding Faith in Life, you’ll easily channel their eager wiggles using the built-in energetic learning activities! Create fun, energy, and excitement for both your catechist and your children, all while building meaningful lessons!
Imagine…where every child, learns, loves, and lives their Bible!
Grades 6-8: Ignatius Press Faith & Life Series
The Faith and Life Third Edition series is a comprehensive catechetical series for Grades 1-8. It combines a solid doctrinal text with a scriptural presentation enhanced by beautiful classical and original artwork. Based on the story of Salvation History, each grade level speaks of the historical story of God’s love to lead the student to encounter Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
Using the time-tested ecclesial methodology and spiral development of catechesis, the series has been updated and enhanced over the years into both a student and teacher friendly, comprehensive format. There are separate instructor manuals for school and parish settings but the same student text. For a comprehensive overview of the series, a full scope and sequence, and more sample downloads, please visit the Faith and Life series website.
Sacramental Classes (2nd grade and older)
Classes for the First Holy Eucharist and Reconciliation are family based. The preparation for these sacraments normally takes place in the second grade. The child must have attended at least one year of faith formation classes before starting the sacramental classes. At least one parent or designated adult must attend each class. Classes are held several times throughout the year at the same time as Faith Formation Classes, 6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Students enrolled in both Faith Formation and Sacrament Classes will be taken out of their normal classes on Sacrament Class days. Use the Faith Formation Registration forms to register.
Contact Information: Samuel Ora, Director of Faith Formation
989-697-4443 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org