Welcome to Holy Family's Faith Formation and Youth Ministry programs. This section of our site is designed to convey basic information regarding our policies and procedures. In addition, we have included an overview of our Pre-school and Elementary school curricula, as well as our Youth Ministry program. Click here to view our Faith Formation/Youth Ministry Handbook
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Holy Family's Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Programs do not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, sex, national origin or handicap conditions.
Each child must be formally registered prior to participating in the Faith Formation (FF) or Youth Ministry (YM) programs. Registration and Health History forms are available from the Office of FF/YM or by clicking on the appropriate link below. Tuition for the program is $65 for 1 child, $125 for 2 children, $180 for 3 children and $225 for 4 or more children. An additional sacramental fee of $50.00 is required of all students preparing for a sacrament. Tuition for students of catechists is waived; and reduced by 50% for aides participating in the program; the sacramental fee is not waived. Tuition will be confidentially waived for anyone with an expressed financial need. If you register by Sunday June 22, 2014, you will receive a $5.00 per child discount off the tuition fee only. For your convenience you may mail your payment to the Faith Formation office, drop it in the collection basket, or bring it by the church. Tuition payments may be enclosed with the form or you can pay online with a credit card. In order to receive the discount (for tuition only, not sacramental fees) it must be submitted by June 22, 2014.
Please note: All families of children registered in the Faith Formation or Youth Ministry programs must also be registered in the Parish. For a parish registration form please see the Publications Index.
To submit forms electronically use the following:
StudentsHealth History (Click here) to submit electronically.
Formato De Historia de Salud (Click here) presenter electronicamente.
ergenerational Faith Formation (IFF) (Click here) to submit electronically
Familia Registro (Click here) presenter electronicamente
New Students to Faith Formation (Click here) to submit electronically
Estudiante Nuevo Registro para Formacion de Fe Catequesis(Click here) presenter
To print forms and submit manually use the following:
Registration - Faith Formation & Youth Ministry
Registration - Registro para Formación de Fe
Health History Form
Baptisms take place each month on the first and third Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM and must be scheduled at least one month in advance. A Parent Preparation class is required and takes place on the last Tuesday of each Month at 7:00 PM. Reservations are required! In order to have a child baptized at Holy Family the family must be registered in the parish. Registration forms are available in the Publications Index. Contact the Faith Formation Office at Extension #214 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the prep class or schedule a baptism.
Children of ages 3, to 5 may participate in classes during the Sunday 9:15 AM and 11:00 AM Masses. This program offers a variety of activities in a structured setting, including bible stories, arts and crafts, music, prayer and playtime. The curriculum is Bible story based program that introduces the children to the many lessons of the bible. The classes meet each week with some exceptions, beginning in September and ending in May. The calendar for these classes is included in the handbook.
Grades K through 5 meet weekly during the school year. Two sessions are offered on Wednesdays at 4:15 to 5:30 PM or 6:15 to 7:30 PM in the Family Center. Grade 1 is part of the two year required Sacramental preparation for Reconciliation and First Eucharist. All classes begin in August and end in May. Reconciliation is scheduled for early January and First Eucharist in late April or early May. Students attending St. Leo or Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Elementary Schools are excused from First grade attendance in our program. Second grade students must attend a sacramental Preparation class once a month. Calendars for these classes are distributed at the open house and are available in the Faith Formation Office as well as here on the website.