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.
Below is an
overview of the programs provided for Faith Formation at St.
Joan of Arc:
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
Nites: Student Mentoring; Summer Bible Camp; Outreach Service
Projects; Altar Serving
Programs (i.e.: Retreats, Speakers, Centering Prayer); RCIA
Diocese of Fall River, Office of Safe Environment (OSE):
and process volunteers for the CORI background checks and offer
age-appropriate information for religious education students.
We seek to
support our families by providing Religious Education classes
for Kindergarten through Grade 10. Classes are held on Monday
afternoon for K thru 5 (2:20pm & 4:00pm) and Monday evenings for
grades 6 thru 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 508.255.1257.
specific programs for our youth. We also encourage students 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 faith formation programs as mentors.
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
held the 1st week of August (9:00am & 12:00pm) for
children 5 thru 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.
programs are offered for the on-going spiritual and religious
education of adults. These are posted in the bulletin. All are
welcome to attend.
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.
Office of Safe Environment:
volunteers are required to complete the CORI process on an
Click the following
access the CORI and Office of Safe Environment page.
Contact the Faith Formation Office at 508.255.1257
for additional information.
Faith Formation students on the OSE Safe Environment Curriculum
based on age-appropriate material.