Children’s Faith Formation

Mission:

We strive to help families establish a firm faith foundation for the children of our parish by introducing them to the wonders of God’s word, by preparing them to receive the Sacraments of Initiation, and by furthering their education in our Catholic faith. 

St. Bernard Church         
Children's faith formation 2019-2020         
Monday 6:00-7:15pm or Wednesday 4:30-5:45pm  
       
September 16 18   Ice Breakers      
September 23 25   Classroom rules and get to know you games      
Sept/Oct 30 2   Old/New Tesament      
October 7 9   God      
October 14 16   Jesus      
October 21 23   Mary      
October 28 30   Saints Graveyard (basement)      
November 4 6   Saints      
November 11 13   Holy Spirit      
November 19 21   Teachers choice      
November 25 27   No Class Thanksgiving      
December 2 4   Advent Family day (Basement)      
December 9 11   Christmas      
December 16 18   Class Christmas party      
December 23 25   NO class Merry Christmas      
Dec/Jan 30 1   No Class Happy New Year      
January 6 8   The Catholic Church      
January 13 15   Prayer      
January 20 22   Jesus's teachings, miracles, and sacrifice      
January 27 29   The Early church      
February 3 5   The Body of Christ      
February 10 12   The Mass      
February 17 19   Church Tour      
February 24 26   Ash Wednesday (rotation day)      
March 2 4 Lent   Family Day (basement)      
March 9 11   Lent        
March 16 18   Stations of the cross/Sacraments (2nd Grade in Church)      
March 23 25   Stations of the cross/Sacraments (3rd grade in Church)      
March/April 30   1 Teachers Choice      
April 6 8   Holy Week      
April 13 15   Easter No Class      
April 20 22   Easter      
April 27 29   Teachers choice      
May 4 6   Skits and Splits practice      
May 11 13   Skits and Splits      
 

Grades K – 3:
Classes for children in kindergarten through grade 4 are offered:Monday’s from 6 – 7:15pm or Wednesday’s from 4:30 – 5:45pm. 

Fees:           
1 child - $30         
2 children - $50    
3 or more - $65

Safe and Sacred (Safe environments) will be needed for ages 18 and above to help with any of our children's programs. If you have any questions about Safe and Sacred - contact Mary at 259-4350.

 


Sacramental Preparation:
Second grade students are prepared for First Reconciliation, Confirmation, and First Eucharist.

Registration:
Register for the above classes in the fall of the year.   Sessions run from September through April.

Catechists/Volunteers:
Volunteers are the heart of our faith formation programs!  If you are interested in sharing and growing in your faith, you are encouraged to join us.
 
 Contact:
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Tim McDonald 
259-4350  
tmcdonald@stbernardblgs.org.