family catechesis - students in k through 11th grade
In this model, parents provide faith formation in the home for students in Kindergarten - through 11th grade to complete assignments. In addition, parents, mentors, and young people will attend five meetings that will provide information, answer questions, take assessments, and help assess progress. This program begins in September.
Family Catechesis sessions are scheduled on Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.
2023-2024 Session Dates:
FAMILY CATECHESIS K– 6th Grades: 9/27, 10/25, 11/29, 1/24, 2/21 and 3/20
FAMILY CATECHESIS 7– 11th Grades: 10/11, 11/8, 12/13, 2/7, 3/6 and 4/10
LEARNING GROUPS – STUDENTS IN K THROUGH 11TH GRADE
This program provides religious education to Catholic children attending secular schools. They are facilitated by a catechist in a classroom setting using textbooks, music, videos, etc. to enhance their learning experience. This group meets 15 times a year for an hour and a half. Parents are encouraged to volunteer as aides in the class.
Learning Group sessions are scheduled on Sundays 10:15 AM - 11:45 PM and conclude with attending 12 PM Mass.
2023- 2024 Sessions: 9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 11/5, 11/12, 12/3, 12/10, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/25, 3/3, 3/10, 4/14 and 4/21
The religious education and sacramental preparation are two separate entities. Therefore parochial, private and public school students must register for sacramental preparation.
Students who are eligible for the sacramental preparation programs and attend a parochial school must prepare for and receive the sacraments in their own church parish and not the parochial school they attend.
Registration Forms are available in the Parish and Faith Formation Offices, pamphlet rack in the Gather Space, ONLINE through ParishSoft, or may be printed here. Complete the form and return to the Faith Formation Office with payment.
Parents and Volunteers
-See Forms page for all required paperwork.
-See Diocese of Baton Rouge website for Code of Ethics forms. Once on their website, click on Child & Youth Protection under RESOURCES.
For additional information, contact the Faith Formation Office.
Staff Liaison: Olga Johnson, 261-4644