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

Children with Church

Faith Formation Schedule 

Faith Formation Classes will resume for the 2017/2018 Faith Formation Year on Sept. 26th, 2017.  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 2017/2018 Calendar

 September 19  New Family Meeting - Fellowship Center 6:30 
   26 Session #1 - First Faith Formation Session - 4:30/6:00/6:30 
   30th &1st Parish Children's Mass 4:30, 9:00, &11:00 - Parish Mass Celebrating the beginning of the School Year 
 October 3 Session #2 - Regular Session 
   10 Session #3 - Regular Session 
   11  Wednesday - Homeschool Meeting Cafeteria 6:30 
   17 Session #4 - Regular Session 
   24 Session #5 - Regular Session 
   *25 Wednesday - First Eucharist & Reconciliation Meeting 6:30 Fellowship Center 
   31 No Session - Halloween (ATTEND MASS ON NOVEMBER 1st) 
 November 1   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 sessions attend at will attend Mass at 7:00 pm
   7 No Session - Election Day 
   *13  Monday - Confirmation Meeting - (6:30 pm - Parents and 8th grade Candidate in the Fellowship Center - Attendance Mandatory)
  14 Session #7 - Regular Session
  21 Session #8 - Regular Session
  28 Session #9 - Regular Session
December 5 Session #10 - Regular Session
  12 Session #11 - Regular Session
  19 Session #12 - Regular Session
  26 No Session - Christmas   Holiday of Obligation (25th)
January 2 No Session - New Year    Holiday of Obligation (1st)
  9 Session #13 - Regular Session
  16 Session #14 - Regular Session  - *Reconciliation Folders Due
  23 Session #15 - Regular Session
  *27 Saturday - First Reconciliation Retreat Day - ALL First Reconciliation Candidates and Parent (10:00 - noon - January 27th, in the Fellowship Center) - Reconciliation Folders will be returned - Attendance is mandatory)
  *28 Sunday - Confirmation Session #1 - Candidate and Sponsors - 1:00 - 2:30 - January 28th, Candidates and Sponsors in the Fellowship Center - Attendance Mandatory
  30 Session #16 - Regular Session
February 6 Session #17 - Regular Session
  *10 Saturday - First Reconciliation Service - 10:00 am in the Church
  13 Session #18 - Regular Session
  20 No Session - Winter Break
  27 Session #19 - Regular Session for Children in Grade 1 & 2 - 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 time.
March 3 Confirmation Retreat - Bold Ministry Church and Fellowship 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  6 Session #20 - Regular Session
  13 Session #21 - Regular Session
  *18 Sunday - Confirmation Session #2 - Candidate and Sponsors (1:00 - 2:30 - March 18th), Candidates and Sponsors in the Fellowship Center - Attendance is Mandatory
  20 Session #22 - Regular Session - *Eucharist Folder Due
  27 Session #23 - Regular Session - 1st thru 7th - Confirmation Practice in the Church (6:30 pm in the Church for Candidates and Sponsors.  Attendance is Mandatory) - Holy Week (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, & Holy Saturday)
April 3 No Session - Spring Break
  *8 Sacrament of Confirmation Celebration 2:00 pm - Bishop Gerard Battersby
  10 Session #24 - Regular Session
  17 Session #25 - Regular Session
  *21 Saturday - First Communion Workshop/ Practice/ Banners/ Review (Parent and Child in the Fellowship Center - 10:00 - NOON)
  24 Session #26 - Last Session for the 2017-2018 Faith Formation Year
May 5 First Eucharist Mass 4:30 pm Church & Fellowship Center
  12 First Eucharist Mass 4:30 pm Church & Fellowship Center