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Faith Formation Class Times

Ages: 3-5 yrs. 9 am on Sundays

Grades: 1 - 6  9 am on Sundays

Grades: 7-12   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesdays


Cirriculum

Grade PreK-K: Starting to introduce Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. Also learning about the Mass and why we do what we do.

Grade 1: Faith and Life: Our Heavenly Father. Introduction to the Holy Trinity through presentations on God the Father, the life of Jesus, the Holy Spirit, God's plan of salvation and our part in that plan. Acquaints children with Mary, angels, and the saints. Children learn basic prayers. 

Grade 2: Faith and Life: Jesus Our Life. Preparation for the first reception of the sacraments of Penance and Holy Communion, with the law of God and salvation history as background. The lesson emphasizes God's mercy and love. Covers Creation, the Covenant with Moses, the Ten Commandments, Redemption, Forgiveness of Sins, and the Mass.

Grade 3/4: Faith and Life: Our Life with Jesus. God's plan of salvation, from creation to the Incarnation and Redemption to the birth of the Church at Pentecost and our life in the Church. Special emphasis on the importance of Confession, Communion and the Mass.

Grade5/ 6: Faith and Life: Credo: I Believe. A thorough study of the articles of the Creed as the basic belief of our Catholic faith, with a special emphasis on careful understanding of definitions through the words of the Gospels, and the prophets, and the prayers of the Church.

Grades 7-12 will be using a combination of the Didache Series, Call to Faith, video series, Apologetics, & the Catechism of the Catholic Church. 

Grade 7/8: Morality and Theology of the Body

Grade 9: The history of the Church and the Mass.

Grade 10: Spreading and Defending the Faith and Confirmation preparation.

Grade 11 &12: The importance of the Catholic Faith and how to bring it into College and beyond.