|Is discipleship training for our littlest disciples ages 3 through kindergarten.|
The sessions consist of a bible story and lesson, songs, crafts, and saints stories.
They meet most Sundays of the formation year during the 8:30 am and 10:30 am Masses.
1st Sacraments Prep
Are prepared for celebrated with students who are in 2nd grade. Preparation is done primarily at home with parents, with 2 large group sessions where parents and children work and learn together.
All children must be registered in ongoing formation through our parish school or Family Formation in addition to the 1st Sacraments preparation program.
| ||Is held most Sundays throughout the entire year, even during the summer months! It is a ministry for our 1st—4th grade disciples.|
Children are dismissed from Mass right after the Opening Prayer to hear the Word of God and a short lesson at an age appropriate level. They assemble in the Chapel of the Angels and return to their families at the Intercessions.
Confirmation Preparation for Teens
Is a two-year program beginning in 8th grade, with the Sacrament of Confirmation celebrated in the spring of 9th grade.
Sessions consist of topics related to the Holy Spirit and how Confirmation effects everyday living.
Both years of formation include small group discussions, service opportunities, sponsor candidate activities, retreats, and personal interviews.
Year 1 Confirmation Candidates meet either in their St. John's School classroom or Sunday evenings .
All Year 2 Candidates meet on Sunday evenings.
Both Sunday evenings sessions meet directly followign the 5:30 pm Mass.
Confirmation 1 (C1) - 8th Grade
Confirmation 2 (C2) - 9th Grade
| ||Is open during 8:30 am and 10:30 am Masses on most Sundays mornings throughout the year, even during the summer months! It is available to children ages 1-3.|
The nursery is staffed with an employee supervisor and additional volunteers who help during each mass.
Is for those who attend public middle schools. These tweens are too old for Family Formation and not quite ready for Confirmation Prep.
These sessions are designed to assist teens in embracing their faith through building relationships with one another and their leaders, small group discussions, dynamic presentations, and interactive games.
Middle School Youth Group
Is offered to 6th-8th graders on Wednesdays throughout the formation year.
There will be open youth room from 2:30-5 pm with program from 5-6 pm.
| ||Is offered to families with 1st-6th graders, both parents and children grow in discipleship.|
On the 1st Wednesday of every month of the formation year, families meet at Church for their catechesis; parents receive their teaching at an adult level and children go to age appropriate classrooms and learn the same topic.
Parents will receive materials and guidance to teach their children 3 additional lessons at home during the rest of the month.
Family Formation is meant to bring the family together once a week to learn
High School Youth Group
Is offered all year round for 9-12th graders on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm.
No registration necessary for drop-ins and large groups.
Those wanting to be part of an ongoing D-Group will need to register!