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Faith Formation

Office Telephone: 508-255-1257
Email  [email protected]

Advent Resources

Advent starts this coming Sunday, November 27th. Are you looking for ways to observe Advent? Here are a few ideas:

- The Diocese of Fall River Advent Resource page has activities, playlists and more for children, teens, families, and you!

- The Diocese of Bridgeport has a huge Advent resource page.

- Busted Halo has a 2-minute video on Advent for a quick refresher.

 


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Scheduled Class Times
(Based on Nauset Regional School Calendar)

Grades 6 thru 10 - Monday Evening 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Grades 1 thru 5 - Tuesday Evening 6:00pm - 7:15pm

We start at 6:00 pm with a simple dinner and a brief group activity before students separate into their classrooms.


Upcoming Dates

November 21 - 22: Faith Formation classes

November 28 - 29: Faith Formation classes

November 28: Grade 9 and 10 parent meeting

December 5 - 6: Faith Formation classes

December 12 - 13: Faith Formation classes

December 18, 4:00 PM: Lessons and Carols Service

December 19 - 20: NO Faith Formation classes

December 26 - 27: NO Faith Formation classes

 

NEW! Check out the always up-to-date Faith Formation Calendar 2022-2023

 


Mission

Our mission is to provide faith-based education to families and children, Kindergarten; Grades 1-10. We also provide on-going spiritual and Christ-centered resources for adults.


Activities

Religious Education:
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 baptized.

Youth Ministry:
Teen Nites: Student Mentoring; Summer Bible Camp; Outreach Service Projects; Altar Serving

Adult Faith Formation:
Seasonal Programs (i.e.: Retreats, Speakers, Centering Prayer); RCIA

CORI / Diocese of Fall River, Office of Safe Environment (OSE):
Train and process volunteers for the CORI background checks and offer age-appropriate information for religious education students.


Religious Education

We seek to support our families by providing Religious Education classes for Kindergarten through Grade 10. Classes are held on Monday evenings for 6 thru 10 (6:00pm - 7:30pm) and Tuesday evenings for grades 1 thru 5 (6:00pm - 7:15pm). For more information regarding registration, please contact the Faith Formation Office at (508)255-1257.


Youth Ministry

We also encourage students who are interested in additional service projects, such as Habitat for Humanity.

Teen Nites:
Designated evenings of outreach and service for students in grades 9 and 10 who are preparing for Confirmation.

Teen Mentors:
High school students who have been confirmed are encouraged and are welcome to assist in the faith formation programs as mentors.

Altar Serving:
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 schedules.


Adult Ministry

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.

RCIA:

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.


CORI and Office of Safe Environment:

All volunteers are required to complete the CORI process on an annual basis. Click Here for the CORI web page.

The CORI and Office of Safe Environment page.
Contact the Parish Office at 508-255-0170 for additional information.
We instruct Faith Formation students on the OSE Safe Environment Curriculum based on age-appropriate material.