Faith Formation

Faith Formation

Carissa Bitz

Faith Formation Calendar 2016-17

In case of inclement weather: If any of the following schools, Long Prairie Grey Eagle, Melrose, or Sauk Centre, are cancelled or let out early, we will NOT have class. All area schools will be notified if we cancel before the end of the school day. Check our facebook page, "St. Joseph Catholic Church - Faith Formation," for updates.

Cancellations will also be listed on the WCCO WEBSITE (but only the website).

September 14- Registration and Family Meal/Fellowship September 21 - Class
September 25 - (Sunday)Confirmation retreat in Browerville, required for Confirmation students only
September 28 - No Class -Teacher's Meeting 6:30-7:30

October 5 -  Class and Safe Environment Presentation
October 12- Student Led Mass, Led by Juniors and Sophomores (for grades 1- 11 and parishioners)
October 19 - NO class, MEA break October  26 -  Confirmation Class

November 2 - Class
November 9 - Student Led Mass, Led by Freshman and Eight Graders (for grades 1-11 and parishioners)
November 16-Class
November  23 - No Class, Thanksgiving Break
November 30- Service project- Christmas Pails and Cards for Service men and women  (3rd  graders and older)

December 7 -Class
December 14-Advent Penance Service, Led by Confirmation Class (for grades 1-11 and parishioners)
December 17 - (Saturday) Caroling and then fellowship following 4:30 Mass, all ages welcome (children 7 or under need to be accompanied by an  adult).
December 21 -  Class
December 28 - No Class, Christmas Break

January 4 - Class
January 11- Student Led Mass, Led by Fifth and Second graders (for grades 1- 11 and parishioners)
January 18 - Class
January 25 - Confirmation Learning Centers and First Reconciliation Retreat

February 1- Class
February 8 - Student Led Mass, Led by Fourth, Third and First graders (for grades 1-11 and parishioners)
February - 15 Class
February - 22 Confirmation  Class and  First Communion  Retreat

March 1 - Ash Wednesday: No Class, Parish Mass at 8:00 P.M.
March 8 - Student Led Mass, Led by Sixth and Seventh graders March (for grades 1-11 and parishioners)
March 15  - Class
March 22 - Service Project
March 29 - Confirmation Class, First Communion Class Practice (possible Snow Make-Up  Day for all grades, if needed)

April 2 -  (Sunday)  First Communion during 8:30 AM.  Mass
April 5 - Class
April 12 - Lenten Penance Service Led by 7th-9 th graders (for grades 1-11 and parishioners)
April 19  - Last Class

May 2 - (Tuesday) Confirmation, 7:00 P.M. at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Long Prairie

May 21-   (Sunday) Baccalaureate Mass