Children’s Faith Formation

Mission:

We strive to help families establish a firm faith foundation for the children of our parish by introducing them to the wonders of God’s word, by preparing them to receive the Sacraments of Initiation, and by furthering their education in our Catholic faith. 

Grades K – 3:
Classes for children in kindergarten through grade 4 are offered:Monday’s from 6 – 7:15pm or Wednesday’s from 4:30 – 5:45pm. 

Fees:           
1 child - $30         
2 children - $50    
3 or more - $65

Safe and Sacred (Safe environments) will be needed for ages 18 and above to help with any of our children's programs. If you have any questions about Safe and Sacred - contact Mary at 259-4350.


2nd Grade Children's faith formation 2021-2022
Monday 6:00-7:15pm or Wednesday 4:30-5:45pm

          
December    20    22        NO class Merry Christmas
December    27    29        No Class Happy New Year
January    3    5        No Class Happy New Year
January    10    12        I belong to a Loving Community
January    17    19        Processional; 1st and 2nd reading
January    24    26        Gospel; prayer offerings; collection
Jan./Feb.    31    2       Consecration and Lord's Prayer
February    7    9       Un-consecrated hosts; movie on bread
February    14    16        Footprints in the sand activity
February    21    23        Lent
Feb./March    28    2     Ash Wednesday
March    7    9    8       Finish Mass (closing song and Prayer)
March    14    16       No Class
March    21    23        Stations of the Cross
March    28    30        Maze behind church
April    4    6             Trinity    Confirmation Practice
April    11    13          Discipleship    Confirmation Practice
April    18    20         Easter No Class
April    25    27         Prayer    Confirmation Practice
May    2    4            Sundays and Celebrations Practice
May    9    11          Sundays and Celebrations
May        ??           Confirmation & First Eucharist Mass

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K,1,3 grades Children's faith formation 2021-2022
Monday 6:00-7:15pm or Wednesday 4:30-5:45pm

December    20    22    NO class Merry Christmas
December    27    29    No Class Happy New Year
January    3    5    No Class Happy New Year
January    10    12    Prayer
January    17    19    Our Father
January    24    26    The Early Church
Jan./Feb.    31    2    Community
February    7    9    The Mass
February    14    16    Valentine's day
February    21    23    Lent
Feb./March    28    2    Ash Wednesday
March    7    9    St. Patrick's Day
March    14    16    Spring Break No Class
March    21    23    Stations of the Cross
March    28    30    Church Tour
April    4    6    Teacher's Choice
April    11    13    Holy Week
April    18    20    Easter No Class
April    25    27    Easter
May    2    4    Sundays and Celebrations Practice
May    9    11    Sundays and Celebrations

Sacramental Preparation:
Second grade students are prepared for First Reconciliation, Confirmation, and First Eucharist.

Registration:
Register for the above classes in the fall of the year.   Sessions run from September through April.

Catechists/Volunteers:
Volunteers are the heart of our faith formation programs!  If you are interested in sharing and growing in your faith, you are encouraged to join us.

Contact:
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Tim McDonald 
259-4350  
tmcdonald@stbernardblgs.org.