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
    • This program is ongoing throughout the year with weekly sessions beginning in September
  • Baptism Preparation
    • Required Formation Session meets every other month 
  • Faith Formation Program
    • 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 is for children 8 years of age and older who are wishing to receive their Sacraments of Initiation 
  • PHYRE Youth Ministry
    • Open to youth in 6th-8th grade as well as High School through College age. 
    • Meets weekly 
  • Adult Faith Enrichment     
    • Open to all adults who wish to continue their faith journey through bible studies and seasonal reflections.

For information about above listed Faith Formation Programming please contact 

Mrs. Jamie Sandona                                                                                                                                                                        [email protected]