Faith Formation - Children & Teens
Note: Classes begin September 30 at 10 am for children in grades K - 9.
To register contact Sr. Ellen at 612-379-2259 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sundays at 10 AM - 10:45 AM
The Faith Formation Program presents the Catholic Faith at each grade level in an age-appropriate manner. The catechesis is centered on the gospel and integrates the instruction with the liturgy and everyday experiences. The archdiocesan program, Protection of God’s Children, is taught at all levels.
- Registration required for Preschool through Grade Nine Faith Formation (Online registration coming soon, contact Sister Ellen in the parish office at 612-379-2259)
3 & 4 year olds
Sundays at 11: 00 AM
To nurture the faith life of the young child, classes focus on the loving presence of God through song, story, and prayer. A program called SEEDS connects preschoolers to the Gospel with hands-on activities.
The Liturgy of the Word for Children
Preschool – Level Two
The celebration of the Word for children is part of the 9 AM Eucharistic liturgy. Children are dismissed to the church hall after the opening prayer. The readings are proclaimed from the Children’s lectionary. They return to the assembly at offertory time.
Sundays at 10 AM
God’s love is shown in all creation and people.
There is a minimum of one year of instruction prior to sacramental preparation.
Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist are celebrated. Expectations of parents in preparing their children for the sacraments are presented at the Parent Sessions.
Part one of a two-year preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. The program focuses on the central themes of the Catholic faith. Included in the curriculum are topics of interest to the adolescent.
Part Two of the preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Components include instruction, a retreat experience, and service to the community/church. Expectations of parents and sponsors are presented at the Parent-Sponsor Session.
Special Needs Program
All children and Young Adults are welcome.
Parish picnic, Blessings of Animals, All Saints Celebration, Christmas pageant, Lourdes Feast day, Family Rosary, Easter Egg Hunt, Catholic Jeopardy and Others.