Religious Education

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 Family Faith Formation – Religious Education for Grades K-11

Grades K-6:  Welcome to Faith Formation 2017-18! We are excited to get started this fall with our new program called “Family Formation” for grades K-6 (please note that grade 6 is now part of the elementary program!). Classes for grades K-6 will meet MONTHLY on Wednesday evenings from 6 PM until 7:30 PM. A parent must come with the child. Parents will hear a presentation from an adult faith formation leader while the children will go to their grade-level classrooms for an age-appropriate lesson. Parents will be responsible for completing the rest of the weekly lessons at home at their own convenience. We are very much looking forward to growing in faith together as families! Laura Soldner will be coordinating this Family Faith Formation, as well as the normal Sacramental Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Communion. The first Family Faith Formation class will be held on Wednesday, October 4th!

Here is our 2017-18 Schedule for Grades K-6.

Please contact Laura with any questions at lsoldner@ihmparish.org

Grades 7-11:  Our Middle and High School Program welcomes a new coordinator  – Shane Reinbold! Shane is full of exciting ideas for the program and can’t wait to meet students and parents. Middle and High School (7-11th) classes will meet weekly, on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-8:15pm! Our first class will be held on Wednesday, September 20th! If you have a student who is preparing for Confirmation this year (11th grade), you will be receiving an e-mail from Shane with more information.

Here is our 2017-18 Schedule for Grades 7-11.

Contact Shane at sreinbold@ihmparish.org with any questions!

2017-18 Registration for Faith Formation for Grades K-11 – Find it HERE

Mandatory Kick-Off Meeting on August 23:   We are looking forward to a great year that serves and incorporates you and your family growing in faith.  We invite you to join us for a kick-off meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, August 23 from 6-8 p.m. in Marian Hall.  This meeting is mandatory for parents who are registering a student/students (Grades K-11) in the IHM Religious Ed program.  The evening will include a guest speaker, the opportunity to meet our coordinators, Laura and Shane, learn about new opportunities, and complete the registration materials.  Childcare will be provided (Please RSVP).

Totus Tuus

Mission:  Totus Tuus is a summer Catholic youth program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, Christian witness, and Eucharistic worship. Totus Tuus, which means “totally yours,” was the papal motto of Saint John Paul II. The mission of Totus Tuus is to inspire in young people a true longing for holiness, a deep desire for daily conversion and an openness to their vocation by constantly challenging them to give themselves entirely to Christ through Mary and by continually strengthening their prayer lives in imitation of Her.

Activities: The Totus Tuus parish summer catechetical program, a week-long “parish mission” for Catholic youth in the 1st through 12th grades, is dedicated to proclamation of the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, apologetics, Christian witness, the sacraments, Marian devotion, and Eucharistic worship. Totus Tuus accomplishes this by taking college students and seminarians to engage the youth of the parish with skits, songs, games and inspiring, interactive teaching.     Laura Soldner – 608-221-1521 ext. 313