Education and Faith Formation

Dear Parents,                                                                                                                                 

     I write to invite your participation in the 2021-2022 Faith Formation of the Partner Parishes of Immaculate Conception, Saint Aloysius of Gonzaga, Saint John the Evangelist, and Saint Rita of Cascia.  This year, our Yough Catholic Community is going to continue to be extremely intentional in creating disciples who live for Jesus Christ. 


     My name is Mary Sampey and I am the Director of Evangelization.  If you are are a registered member of one of our parishes, and have a child or children of catechetical age (4-17) please see our updates, forms, and schedules for this year below:


FAITH FORMATION: Faith Formation begins Saturday, September 4th at Conn Area Catholic from 9:00-11:00am for Grades 1-5.  We will be asking that you purchase textbooks for your children.  Please see the registration form for details.  TO BE CONSIDERED A CANDIDATE FOR FIRST HOLY COMMUNION, YOUR CHILD MUST ATTEND FAITH FORMATION IN GRADES 1 AND 2 UNLESS THEY ATTEND CATHOLIC SCHOOL. 


YOUTH GROUP:  Will continue to meet on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm beginning September 1st at the St. Rita’s School building.  Grades 6-7 will be in our Middle School Group and Grades 8-12 will be in our Senior High Group.  Please see registration form for details.  TO BE CONSIDERED A CANDIDATE FOR CONFIRMATION, YOUR CHILD MUST ATTEND YOUTH GROUP IN GRADES 6, 7, AND 8 UNLESS THEY ATTEND A CATHOLIC SCHOOL. 


Additional Important Upcoming Meetings:

FIRST RECONCILIATION/FIRST HOLY COMMUNION:   If you have a child in 2nd Grade this year, you will be also asked to attend additional sessions one Sunday EVERY month with your child beginning Sunday, September 5TH for Sacramental Preparation at St. Aloysius beginning with 9:00 Mass and ending around 11:00am in the Social Hall.  This is required for all 2nd graders preparing for Reconciliation and First Holy Communion, regardless of which school they attend. 


CONFIRMATION:  If your child is entering 8th Grade this year, he/she will be confirmed on the evening of  Wednesday, October 6th at Immaculate Conception.