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-Adults 18 and older who wish to finish their inititation begin the process to recieve full initiation into the Catholic Church, or those adults who need to finish the process of initiation, this program is for you. Please call the Rectory for more information and to sign up for the inquiry session typically held in September.i
    • This program is ongoing throughout the year with weekly sessions beginning in September/October
  • Baptism Preparation- Is held every other month in the Mural room of the school. Parents and God parents should plan to attend the in person Baptism Prep Session. Please choose one date from the link below. Please call the Rectory if you have any questions. 
  • 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 2021 22

Faith Formation Registration Letter 2021 22

Faith Formation Registration Form 2021 22

Faith Formation Calendar 2020 2021 Will be updated shortly 

Faith Formation Program Handbook 2020 2021  Will be updated shortl

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