Faith formation forms, informs and transforms.
Jesus chose 12 men to form into his Apostles. They followed closely and were informed by the way Jesus lived and taught. Following the death and resurrection of Jesus, they were transformed into the men who wrote the Gospels and evangelized the world.
This is the goal of our Faith Formation programs: To form each adult and child into a disciple of Christ, to inform them of the teachings and life of Christ, and to transform each of them into men and women of faith who can bring light into a dark world, just as the original Apostles did. Faith Formation is so much more than sacramental preparation or “Sunday School” for our children!
“While expressed in many different ways, faith formation seeks to help people:
Grow in their relationship with God for the whole of life
Live as disciples of Jesus at home, at work, in the community, and in the world
Develop an understanding of the Bible and their faith tradition
Deepen their spiritual life and practices
Engage in service and mission to the world
Participate in the life and ministries of their faith community”
From Generations Together by John Roberto
Faith Formation Classes for Children
Classes for children Kindergarten through 12th grade are offered August through June from 11:40 to 12:15 p.m. Sacramental preparation is included in these classes.
For more information, contact Melaine Haunert, Director of Faith Formation.
Faith Formation Classes for Adults
Adult Bible study classes are offered in English and Spanish:
Tuesday 9:30 am (English)
Wednesday 7:00 pm (Spanish)
Saturday 5:00 pm RCIA
Sunday 9:00 am (English)
Sunday 11:15 am (Spanish)
Sunday 3:00 pm (English)
Monthly Family Gathering
On the second Sunday of each month, Father Stephen leads our entire Parish in this special class. All are invited to participate, young, old, in-between, as Father teaches about one of the seven Sacraments.
English Class is at 11:40 am
(following the 10:30 am Mass)
Spanish Class is at 1:40 pm
(following the 12:30 pm Mass)
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