St. John The Baptist

Faith Formation

Faith Formation is the ongoing journey of ones knowledge and practice in the faith of the Catholic Church. Our Faith Formation programs are intended to meet the person where they are in their Faith life and prepare them for the next steps.

Formation takes on many forms within the parish and school community. 

  • Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults -Orientation session will take place on Wednesday November4th at 6:00pm in the Founders Room of the School
    • This program is ongoing throughout the year with weekly sessions beginning in September/October
  • Baptism Preparation- Is currently held with individual famlies. Please call the Rectory to make and appointment
    • Required Formation Session
    • Parish Registration is required
  • Faith Formation Program- All Documents for the Faith Formation Program are linked at the bottom of this page. 
    • This program is developmental and offers children who are enrolled in public school or home schooled the opportunity to learn about the Catholic Faith and traditions as well as participate in their Sacramental journey to full initiation into the Catholic Church.  
    • Classes begin when children are in Kindergarten and continue through the Sacrament of Confirmation(8th grade or older)
    • Classes meet September through May on Sunday mornings at St John the Baptist School
    • Sacramental Formation: Reconciliation, 1st Communion and Confirmation take place through the Faith Formation weekly program and St John the Baptist School Classroom
      • Rite of Christian Initiation for Children -This program begins in January for children receiving their Sacraments that year
        • This program is for children 8 years of age and older who are wishing to receive their Sacraments of Initiation 
  • PHYRE Youth Ministry
  • Adult Faith Enrichment - Currently on hold due to the Pandemic  
    • Open to all adults who wish to continue their faith journey through bible studies and seasonal reflections.

For information about the above listed Faith Formation Programming please contact the office of Faith Formation at the Rectory 

Following are the links for the 2020-2021 Faith Formation Program Year- Outline, Handbook, and Calendar 

Faith Formation Program Letter 2020 2021

Faith Formation Calendar 2020 2021

Faith Formation Program Handbook 2020 2021

Mrs. Jamie Sandona                                                                                                                                                                        [email protected]