Our mission is to provide faith-based education to families and
children, Kindergarten – Grade 10. We also provide on-going
spiritual and Christ–centered resources for adults.
is an overview of the programs provided for Faith Formation at St.
Joan of Arc.
Classes for students in kindergarten through grade 10 including
Sacramental prep for Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation as
well as preparation for school-aged children who have not been
Teen Nites; Student Mentoring; Summer Bible Camp; Outreach Service
Projects; Altar Serving
Seasonal Programs (i.e.: Retreats, Speakers, Centering Prayer); RCIA
Social Service (CSS) / CORI:
Offer age-appropriate information for religious education students;
Train and process volunteers for CORI (background checks).
We seek to support our families by providing Religious Education
classes for Kindergarten through Grade 10. Classes are held on
Monday afternoon for K – 5 (2:20pm – 4:00pm) and Monday evenings for
grades 6 – 10 (6:00pm – 7:30pm). Our calendar of events is posted in
the weekly church bulletin. This includes the Family Mass schedule
and other family events. For more information regarding
registration, please contact the Faith Formation Office at
Youth Ministry We
also encourage youth who are interested in additional service
projects, such as Project Maine or Habitat for Humanity.
Designated evenings of outreach and service for students in grades 9
and 10 who are preparing for Confirmation.
school students who have been confirmed are encouraged and are
welcome to assist in the religious education programs as mentors.
Students are welcome to join this ministry after receiving their
First Communion and through their High School years. Each month the
families are contacted to determine their availability to serve for
the month. This offers each family to commit to this special
ministry while being able to accommodate the family’s busy
Usually held the 1st week of August (9:00am – 12:00pm)
for children 5 – 10 years old. Junior Camp Leader Assistants for
students 11 years old or older are needed to help guide the younger
children through their activities.
Seasonal programs are offered for the on–going spiritual and
religious education of adults. These are posted in the bulletin. All
are welcome to attend.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults provides classes for adults
who wish to learn more about the Catholic Faith. This process
instructs and prepares adults on their journey to becoming full
members of the Catholic Church.
CSS / CORI
We instruct religious education students on the CSS Safe
Environment Curriculum based on age-appropriate materials. In
addition, volunteers are required to complete the CORI process on an
annual basis. Contact the Faith Formation Office at 508.255.1257 for