Faith Formation (Grades 1-8)

Welcome to Religious Faith Formation at St. Joseph Catholic Church !


We are happy that you and your children are part of our faith-based learning community! The Youth Ministry is here to assist you, the parents, in your role as primary teachers of the Catholic faith to your children. The partnership with our parents is taken very seriously. We are committed to providing an environment that will allow children to learn, experience, and grow as members of the Catholic faith community.


Evangelization through religious formation involves each of us. The Faith Formation & Youth Ministry staff and our dedicated catechists and volunteers hope to provide a JOYFUL, meaningful, Christ-centered experience for every student . From Sacramental preparation to youth gatherings, family events to retreats, regular class sessions to service projects; we are blessed with a vibrant parish that strives to grow closer to Christ!   Join us...together we can build the Kingdom of God!
 

If you are new to the parish and have not already registered, please take a moment to stop by our Church Office and register. We look forward to meeting you! (You may also call 501-327-6568 and request one to be sent to you!)

If any of your children have reached the age of reason (age 8 and older), and have not received the sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation and/or Eucharist, and did not attend a faith formation program last year,please contact our Youth Ministry Faith Formation Office before completing this registration. (501-513-6812)

How To Register for 2016-2017 Faith Formation& Youth Programs:

  • Complete online Faith Formation registration.(at the bottom of this page)
  • Registration is complete  only after parent has attended the required Faith Formation Orientation/ Meet & Greet
  • Parents with children entering a sacrament year will have a separate meeting to attend in order to register child into sacrament program.  Please watch the bulletin for more details

Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Online Registration will end August 16, 2016

2016-17  Print-Out FF Registration

If you complete the Print-out Form we ask that you submit to Youth Office before August 10th,  and attend the Faith Formation Orientation/ Meet & Greet. Thank you!


We will offer ONE Sunday Session :

  • The 9:10am session begins in the Chapel and concludes in the classroom at 10:25am.

 *Please note that the left entrance of the Chapel is opened for easier access and less distraction for the Mass attendees.

 

Along with our Faith Curriculum (Faith in Life) students also are given a Mass Journal  with entries for each Sunday Mass and holy day of obligation. The Mass Journal provides a space for students to write down their reflections and/or questions concerning the readings/homily at Mass.  The journal will be checked occasionally by Youth Ministry Staff, and is to be turned in at the end of each formation year for review.  Please remember that weekly Sunday (or Saturday night) Mass is obliged of all Catholics!

If your child has not already received their Mass Journal, please look for the designated Mass Journal for your Child at the entrance of the Church when you come in at mass or feel free to  stop by the Youth Office, open from M-F 8am-3:30pm

                                                                                                   

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Are you a faith-filled individual who enjoys being with children or teens? Are you dedicated to the Catholic faith and feel that God is calling you to get more involved? We are in need of catechists, assistants, and substitutes for our Faith Formation Sunday program. 

We’d love to have you on the FF team!

NOTE: For the safety of our children, all parish volunteers must attend a Protect our Children In-service (VIRTUS) and submit to a background check every 5 years.  Click HERE for the next VIRTUS Training and register.

 
Our Mission: To Evangelize families to help them grow in knowledge and love of Christ and His Church through Scripture, Sacrament, and Tradition and respond to God’s call to holiness through prayer and service.

 

Directions to Register Online(For registered parishioners only)

1. Click "Register Now" icon below

2. Log In or Create a Username

3. Click Faith Formation Tab

4. Then Click "Online Registration"

5. Follow steps and add student

6. Don't Forget, registration is not complete until FF Orientation/Meet & Greet attendance on Sunday August 21 @9:15am in Parish Hall.

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