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CF 3K-5th Grade Children

Christian Formation for Children

We welcome all children, beginning in 3K, into our Christian Formation programming.  Christian Formation is a wonderful way to introduce your child to our faith, and is a necessary component in order to receive sacraments.

Christian Formation classes for 3K, 4K & 5K are offered on Sundays from 8:15-9:15am.  Classes for 1st-5th grade are offered on Sundays from 9:30-10:30 am and Tuesdays from 6-7pm.  Classes are held from September through April.

What will my child learn in Christian Formation?  CLICK HERE to view grade level expectations given by the Archdiocese.


2019 Christmas Programs

Children enrolled in CF in grades 4K – 5th grade will take part in our annual Christmas programs.  Programs will be on December 15th at 9:30 for children who attend on Sundays, and Dec 17th at 6pm for children who attend on Tuesdays.

Students in 4K – 4th grade learn and sign a song for the concert, and 5th graders tell the Christmas story through a play or skit.

Below you will find info by grade.  Click on the link for song lyrics or play script.

4k & 5k – Go Tell It on the Mountain
1st grade – Away In A Manger
2nd grade – Silent Night (with sign language)
3rd grade –  Born is the King (with motions) – see video below

4th grade – The First Noel

5th grade – Christmas play script (Sunday)


Sacramental Preparation: First Reconciliation & First Eucharist

Children will prepare for these sacraments through participation in weekly Christian Formation classes or our GIFT family program, as well as two parent/child retreats.  There is a sacramental fee of $55 that covers the cost of textbooks & other materials, as well as the two retreats.

Important Sacrament Dates 2019-20:

Reconciliation Parent Meetings will be held in the Community Center

  • Sept 29th at 9:30am
  • Oct 1st at 6pm

Reconciliation Parent/Child Retreats will meet in the Community Center

  •  Nov 15th from 5:30-8:30pm
  • Nov 16th from 9am-noon

First Reconciliation will be celebrated

  • Nov 20th at 6pm
  • Nov 21st at 6pm

Eucharist Parent Meetings will be held in the Community Center

  • Feb 2nd at 9:30 a.m.
  • Feb 4th at 6 p.m.

Eucharist Parent/Child Retreats will meet in the Community Center

  •  March 13th from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  •  March 14th from 9 a.m.-noon.

First Eucharist will be celebrated**

  • May 2nd at 4:30 mass
  • May 3rd at 8:15 and 10:30  masses
  • May 9th at 4:30 mass

**Date selections will be made available at the parent meetings