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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 1-8

St. Clare Christian Formation

Grade 3K– 8

General Information

Mass Reflection 1-2

Mass Reflection 3-4

Mass Reflection 5-6

Mass Reflection 7-8

Tuition: Tuition for the grade 1-8 classroom program and the high school program will remain $90 per child with a family maximum of $325. The Family faith formation program is $90 per family.

Attendance: Perfect attendance is best, but if your child will be absent, please call Trista prior to class time at 608-320-2468. For Grades 1-8: If your child is absent, have them read the chapter and complete the chapter review before the next class. Each class builds on the next. For Family Program: Please contact Trista on how to make up the class.

Mass Attendance: Weekly Mass attendance is expected for all students in Faith Formation!! Parents please make every effort to be at Mass each weekend. Parents set the example. We can not expect the students to take faith formation seriously if we do not ourselves take our faith seriously. Jesus is present in the Eucharist for us each week! We want the children to avail of this incredible blessing.

Text Reminder: For faster and more efficient communication, we will be sending text messages. Your number will not be visible to any other person in the group text and you will only get text messages sent from Trista and Maureen, not from other group members.

Safety: Adult Hall Monitors will supervise entry to and exit from the church building during class.

Faith Enrichment Points: We will continue to have the Faith Enrichment Points. Points can be earned by volunteering for and participating in parish events. Each child should earn 20 points.

Class Mass: Each grade level will be assigned one Sunday Mass that they as a class will help to plan and will serve as greeters, ushers, gift bearers, choir and lectors (for older grades). It is expected that each student will attend these Masses. Please mark your calendar.

Oct 15, 9:30am—Grade 5 and 6

Nov 12, 9:30am– Grace 3 and 4

Jan 21, 9 :30am– Grade 1 and 2

Feb 4, 9:30am– High School

Mar 4, 9:30am– Grade 7 and 8

St. Clare Christian Formation

Classroom Faith Formation

Grades 1-8

Classroom Faith Formation: This is the same as the program we ran last year. Your child attends 15 classes that are 90 minutes long. Curriculum will be based on the Blest Are We textbooks.

Sundays

10:45am- 12:15pm

Sept 17

Oct 1

Oct 15

Oct 29

Nov 12*

Dec 3

Dec 17

Jan 7

Jan 21

Feb 4

Feb 18

Mar 4

Mar 18

April 8*

April 22*

Wednesdays

6pm-7:30pm

Sept 20

Oct 4

Oct 18

Nov 1

Nov 15

Dec 6

Dec 20

Jan 10**

Jan 24

Feb 7

Feb 21

Mar 7

Mar 21

April 11**

April 25**

*These classes are not scheduled on the 1st, 3rd or 5th Sundays of the month.

**These classes are not scheduled on the 1st or 3rd Wednesdays of the month.

All Grades

Parent meeting Sept 17 or 20first 15 min of class

Grades 3-8

Advent Reconciliation serviceDec 3 or 6during class

Lent Reconciliation serviceFeb 18 or 21during class

St. Clare Christian Formation

New Family Faith Formation!

For Families with children grades 3K to 8

Family Faith Formation: Open to families with students who are in 3K through grade 8. Siblings under age 3 can attend with the family. High school siblings can attend with their family, but would still need to attend the high school classes. If your grade 1-8 student is attending family faith formation, they do not need to attend the grade 1-8 classroom formation. Parents (both if possible) must attend with the students. If parents cannot attend with the child, grandparent(s) may attend with the student. Please indicate this on the registration form.

Sundays

10:45am- 12:45pm

Sept 10

Oct 15

Nov 19

Dec 17

May 20

Jan 21

Feb 18

Mar 18

Apr 15

May 20

Mondays

6pm-8pm

Sept 11

Oct 16

Nov 20

Dec 18

Jan 22

Feb 19

Mar 19

Apr 16

May 21

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