Family Faith Formation
Levels 1 through 8
Welcome to Family Faith Formation.
We use the Christ Our Life series provided by Loyola Press. This comprehensive series provides resources for preschoolers though to level 8. In addition to providing printed material; the Christ Our Life series is fully support on-line at www.loyolapress.com.
Types of Gatherings:
Catechists lead “in class” gatherings 15 times per year for levels 1 to 8. Alternate Sundays for levels 1-3 and 4-6 from 10am until 11am; level 7 & 8 meet on Monday evenings beginning with the 7am Mass and concluding at 9pm.
Parents cover 13 chapters at home, referred to as the “domestic church”. Families are guided through each lesson by using the Home Learning Guide in conjunction with the student books and on-line resources.
Children’s Gatherings – to celebrate together, families gather for special seasons. These gatherings consist of a community potluck lunch; games, crafts and lessons for the children; and catechesis for the parents. The day ends with children presentations.
Family Home Program is available to those who wish to complete most chapters at home; joining in on “in class” gatherings when time permits. These busy families, especially with 3 or more children, are given an opportunity to gather once a month for a shared meal, lessons for the children and a parent directed teaching/support time.
Family Faith Formation TEAM: