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CCD

Faith Formation classes are open to public school children of the parish who are in first through eighth grade. Our program builds a foundation for living the Catholic life by helping the child to grow in holiness; to develop a relationship with God; to grow in the knowledge of and thereby foster a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; to know the teachings of the church; and how, through the power of the Holy Spirit, Jesus works in and through the sacraments.

Angela Ehrhardt, Director of Faith Formation

Rachel Lewis, Faith Formation Coordinator

The diocesan policy for reception of the sacraments of reconciliation and first Eucharist is that they are conferred in second grade. A prerequisite is that your children must be actively involved in our parish faith formation program or enrolled in a Catholic School in First Grade.

If your are interested in having your child(ren) participate in Faith Formation for the 2022-2023 School Year, please contact Rachel Lewis [email protected]

First through Third Grade

Classes will take place Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.

Catechists Grades 1 through 3

1st Grade – Carolyn Cannizzaro

2nd Grade – Shirley Lazar

3rd Grade – Lynn Braden

Schedule
Please keep this schedule handy for continual reference. https://stannerostrave.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/CCD-Schedule-Gr-1-3.pdf Read the weekly Parish bulletin for any exceptions to this schedule, as well as any additions which may occur during the year.

September 25, 2022 – FIRST CLASS
October 2
October 9
October 16
October 23
October 30
November 6
November 13 NO CLASS (Veteran’s Day weekend)
November 20
November 27 NO CLASS (Thanksgiving)
December 4
December 11
December 18
December 25 NO CLASS (Christmas)
January 1, 2023 NO CLASS (New Year’s Day)
January 8
January 15 NO CLASS (MLK Weekend)
January 22
January 29
February 5
February 12
February 19 NO CLASS(President’s Day weekend)
February 26
March 5
March 12
March 19
March 26
April 2
April 9 NO CLASS (Easter)
April 16 LAST CLASS

Fourth through Eighth Grade

​Classes are held every other Monday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Holy Family Social Hall.

Catechists Grades 4 through 8

4th Grade – Helen Carroll

5th Grade – Maryann Landini,

Stephanie Boyer, Aide

6th Grade – Dan Landini

7th Grade – Alicia Mahalko

8th Grade – Lucas and Larissa Cannizzaro

Schedule
Please keep this schedule handy for continual reference. https://stannerostrave.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/CCD-Schedule-Gr-4-8.pdf Read the weekly Parish bulletin for any exceptions to this schedule, as well as any additions which may occur during the year.

September 26, 2022 FIRST CLASS
October 10
October 24
November 7
November 21
December 5
December 19

2023

January 9
January 23
February 6
February 27
March 13
March 27
April 3 ** BACK-to-BACK Classes
April 17 LAST CLASS

Liturgy of the Word for Children

Celebration of the Liturgy of the Word for Children occurs during our 11:00 a.m. Mass. Liturgy of the Word for Children begins with the children being called forward after the opening prayer and then dismissed from the assembly. They gather in a special room to hear the word of God proclaimed to them on their own level, followed by a time of reflection, which opens the children to the good news of Jesus’ love for them.

The children also respond to a profession of faith and the prayers of the faithful. The children then return to the assembly in time for the celebration of the Liturgy of the Eucharist.

Liturgy of the Word for Children is a liturgical experience for the children and not a religious education opportunity. All children ages 5 through 11 are welcome to participate. No sign up is necessary.