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Faith Formation for Families with Children

PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK TO REGISTER FOR 2018-2019

The faith formation program assists parents, who are the primary catechists for their children, to help children grow in love of Christ and in understanding of our faith, thereby wanting to live as followers of Jesus.

Family Faith with Weekly Gatherings

We offer a weekly program in our school on Tuesday evenings where the children are taught by volunteer teachers, adults and older adolescents.
Grades 1 – 6, September through April
Click on link for Tuesday Weekly Family Faith Calendar 2018-2019 

Classes 6:15-7:30 pm
Doors Open 6 pm

Opening Session For Parents and Children – No Drop Off
Tuesday, September 11 at 6 pm
Begins with Prayer Service with Fr. Paul in Church
Followed by Open House in the School to Meet Teachers

Family Faith with Monthly Gatherings

We also have a program in which parents teach the weekly classes at home and then the families gather monthly, on Sunday mornings – the first or the second Sunday, for enrichment sessions on seasonal topics and unit reviews with other families.
Grades 1 – 12, Monthly Meetings September through April
Click on link for Sunday Monthly Family Faith Calendar 2018-2019
Sundays 8:45 -10:15 am in the Cafeteria
Doors open 8:30 am 

Opening Session – For Parents and Children
Sunday, September 16, 2018
8:45 -10:15 am in the Gym
Doors open 8:30 am

Curriculum
We use Catechetical textbooks that are approved by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Grades 1 – 5 
Be My Disciple
 by RCL-Benziger provides our children with age appropriate Catholic faith formation to help them grow in their conversion to Jesus Christ, while developing the habits of discipleship, which is rooted in a daily decision to choose life in Christ and to live as an active, committed member of the Catholic Church.
Online Support and Chapter Quizzes at BeMyDisciples.com 

Grades 6 – 
The Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers
 by St. Mary’s Press provides a comprehensive program to foster the faith of young adolescents and help them make the connections between the Catholic faith, their everyday life, and their faith community, which will strengthen their Catholic identity and inspire them to participate more fully in the Church’s mission.
Online Support and Chapter Quizzes at St. Pius X Faith Formation Resources Website

Grades 8 – 12
The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth
 by St. Mary’s Press is an easy-to-understand and practical guide to all things Catholic. The handbook helps the young person gain the foundational catechesis to present him or herself as a Candidate for Confirmation at the end of 9th grade.
Online Support and Chapter Quizzes at St. Pius X Faith Formation Resources Website

SUMMER FAMILY FAITH FUN FILM NIGHTS  –  An Invitation to Deepen Your Faith 

CHRISTMAS IN JULY—                                           

Sunday, July 22— The Star A look at the Nativity from the animals perspective 
Here is 
The Star – Family Discussion Guide for download.

 

Monday, August 6—  Peter Rabbit
Recognize importance of family, honesty and forgiveness

Here is Peter Rabbit  – Family Discussion Starters for download

For more information, please contact Johan Engström at (585) 247-2566 x112