Tuesday Evening Faith Formation Sessions, 1st - 8th Grader

Children with Church

Faith Formation Schedule 

Faith Formation Classes will resume for the 2016 Faith Formation Year on Sept. 27th, 2016.  The Faith Formation program offers two sessions for Level 1 - Level 6.  They are Tuesday evenings from 4:30-5:45 p.m. or Tuesday evenings from 6:00-7:15 p.m.  Levels 7 & 8 are offered Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:45 p.m.

Please contact Donna Trudell, DRE at (248)547-1810 ext. 207 or dtrudell@st-mary.org for more information.

Faith Formation 2016/2017 Calendar

September 27 Session # 1 - First Faith Formation Session - 4:30/6:00/6:30
October 4 Session # 2 - Welcome Mass and Reception/ All Parents and children attending the 4:30 PM SESSION this year will attend Mass at 4:30 pm with Snacks to follow.  Attendance will be taken at this event and counted towards your child's record.  The children that attend 6 pm and 6:30 pm sessions will meet at their regular time.
  11 Session # 3 - Welcome Mass and Reception/ All Parents and children attending the 6:00 & 6:30 SESSIONS this year will attend Mass at 6:00 pm with Snacks to follow.  Attendance will be taken at this event and counted towards your child's record.  The children that attend the 4:30 pm session will meet at their regular time.
  18 Session # 4 - Regular Session - Circle of Grace Lesson
  *19 Wednesday - First Eucharist and Reconciliation Meeting 6:30 Fellowship Center
   25 Session # 5 - Regular Session 
 November  Session # 6 - ALL Children will go to mass with their families.  Attendance will be taken.  All Children and Catechists will attend mass for this Holy Day of Obligation - All Saints Day.  All session will attend Mass at 7:00 pm
   8 NO SESSIONS - ELECTION DAY 
   15 Session # 7 - Regular Session 
   *16 Confirmation Meeting  - (6:30 pm - Wednesday Nov. 16th, Parents and 8th grade Candidate in the Fellowship Center - Attendance Mandatory) 
  22 Session # 8 - Regular Session
  29 Session # 9 - Regular Session
December *6 NO SESSIONS - ATTEND MASS ON DECEMBER 8TH TO FULFILL OUR HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION
  *8 Thursday - Session # 10 - ALL Children will go to mass with their families.  Attendance will be taken.  All Children and Catechists will attend mass for this Holy Day of Obligation - The Immaculate Conception.  All sessions will attend Mass at 7:00 pm.
  13 Session # 11 - Regular Session
  20 Session #12 - Regular Session
  27 No Session - Christmas     Holiday of Obligation (25th)
January 3 No Session - New Year     Holiday of Obligation (1st)
  10 Session # 13 - Regular Session
  14 Session # 14 - Regular Session - * Reconciliation Folders Due
  24 Session # 15 - Regular Session
  31 Session # 16 - Regular Session
February *4 SaturdayFirst Reconciliation Retreat Day - ALL First Reconciliation Candidates and Parent (10:00 - Noon - February 4th, in FC - Reconciliation Folder is due - Attendance is mandatory)
  *5 Sunday - Confirmation Session # 1 - Candidate and Sponsors - 1:00 - 2:30 - February 5th, Candidates & Sponsors in FC - Attendance Mandatory
  7 Session # 17 - Regular Session
  *10 Friday - Confirmation Retreat - Candidates (Friday February 10th - 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm) - Candidates in FC - Attendance is mandatory
  14 Session # 18 - Regular Session
  *21 No Session - Winter Break
  28 Session # 19 - Regular Session
March *4 Saturday - First Reconciliation Service (Saturday March 4th 10:00 - Parents & Child)
  7 Session # 20 - Regular Session
  14 Session # 21 - Regular Session
  21 Session # 22 - Lenten Reconciliation Service/ All 3rd thru 8th grade sessions will attend at 6:00 pm for this reconciliation service.  Attendance will be taken and counted toward the child's year.  All 1st and 2nd graders will attend at their regular sessions.
  *26 Sunday - Confirmation Session # 2 - Candidate and Sponsors (1:00 - 2:30 - March 26th) Candidates & Sponsors in FC - Attendance Mandatory
  28 Session # 23 - Regular Session - *Eucharist Folder Due
April 4 No Session - Spring Break
  *11 Session # 24 - Regular Session for 1st through 7th - Confirmation Practice in the Church (6:30 pm in the Church Candidates & Sponsors. Attendance Mandatory)
  18 Session # 25 - Regular Session
  *23  Sunday - Celebration of Confirmation - Candidates & Sponsors - (April 23rd - Bishop Cepeda, 1:00 Service)
   25 Session #26 - Last Session for 2016-17 
   *29 Saturday - First Communion Workshop/ Practice/ Banners/ Review (April 29th - Parent and child in FC - 10:00 - NOON) 
 May  *13 Saturday - First Eucharist Mass 10:00 am     Mother's Day Weekend 
   *20 Saturday - First Eucharist Mass 10:00 am