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Bringing children to embrace Christ, explore the Gospel, and celebrate the Kingdom.

We are following  a dramatic interactive approach for all of our children’s sessions.  It’s critical that our children look forward to learning more about their faith.  We want every child to look forward to coming to faith formation sessions each week.  We believe that this style of program helps to accomplish this.

2018-2019 

Models of Lifelong Faith Formation from which you are to choose for your children:
  • Young Disciples Adventures The program is designed to help our children build a Firm Catholic Faith Foundation. 

Parents and Good Shepherd catechists will work together to form your children’s religious education.

Children will meet on campus twice a month and take home a lesson once a month to continue learning.

Parents and catechists will use the Faith and Life curriculum, which places an emphasis on the scriptural basis of our faith in accordance with sacred tradition.

Parents will be able to choose from the following options:

 
Please note:  The Sunday sessions are planned around the the 11:00 a.m. Mass.  There will not be anyone in the classrooms prior to 9:30 a.m.  Children must be picked up promptly at 10:45 a.m. to allow volunteers to make it to Mass on time.
  • Sunday A - 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. (Meets on campus every other week)
    • Class Dates:  Sept 9 & 23, Oct 14 & 28, Nov 11, Dec 2 &16, Jan 27, Feb 10, Mar 3& 31 Apr 28, May 12
  • Sunday B - 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. (Meets on campus every other week)
    • Class Dates:  Sept 16 & 30, Oct 21, Nov 4 & 18, Dec 9, Jan 13, Feb 3 & 24, Mar 24, Apr 7, May 5 & 19

Wednesday (Click here if you are a volunteer and need child care)

  • Wednesday A - 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Meets on campus every other week)
    • Class Dates: Sept 12 & 26, Oct 10 & 24, Nov 7 & 28, Dec 12, Jan 9 & 23, Feb 6 & 20, Mar 20, April 3 & 24, May 8
  • Wednesday  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Meets every week) This option works best for families with children that cross over into older age groups.  

Home Study (for Grades K-4) meets as a family where the parent is catechist for their own children

FAMILY FAITH FORMATION MISSION STATEMENT

Our Family Faith Formation  process for Good Shepherd Catholic Community is committed to family-centered faith development.  As a caring family we support and strengthen each other by empowering one another to share the knowledge and appreciation of our faith.  Our faith development grows with our life experiences, and through the application of our religious faith in our daily lives, as we serve God and one another.