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Christian Formation Ministries and Programs Home

VIRTUS training is required for all volunteers ministering to children and youth under the age of 18. All parish catechists are expected to participate in PATHWAYS, the diocesan catechist formation process.

Religious Education Click!

Coordinator: Barbara Hairfield, 387-0491

Youth Ministry Click!

Coordinator: Melissa Yates, 387-0491

Adult Faith Formation Click!

Other Programs and Activities

Faith Festivals

Faith festivals are intergenerational events that provide opportunities for parishioners to strengthen their knowledge, faith and community. Currently, festivals are held prior to the seasons of Advent and Lent in addition to a two-day church camp scheduled off-site the weekend after Memorial Day.