What is faith formation? Formerly referred to as “religious education,” we believe faith formation is an ongoing, life-long process that is meant to be shared with others on the journey. Rather than a set of facts to memorize, faith formation is meant to be experienced as a tight-knit Christian community, who shares and grows together. To achieve this, we offer faith formation opportunities for every age from preschool to adult. You’ll notice all faith formation sessions for youth and some adult faith formation sessions occur on Sundays. This is intentionally planned so that faith formation can be family-oriented and convenient for families to attend. There are sessions between the Masses and after the later Mass on Sundays. Sunday is the Lord’s day, a day of rest. Make time for family, and time to grow in our faith.
Youth Faith Formation (Pre-K through high school)
Click the links for more details on each ministry, and registration information for youth.
Vacation Bible School (VBS)
Students ages 3 yrs. through 5th grade join together for one week every summer to learn about the love of Jesus, to sing and have fun. Students in 6th-12th grades and adults help out as volunteers.
Adult Faith Formation
Sunday Adult Faith Formation Sessions
These sessions occur on select Sundays between Masses. They are generally scheduled September through May, and are a great opportunity for adult parishioners and parents of children in faith formation to grow in their own faith as an adult. Session topics and speakers vary. In the past, these sessions have been called “Faith in Action.” All adults are welcome. Contact: Anna Mosey at email@example.com.
Brothers And Sisters In Christ, a group of post-high school young adults who are passionate about living and growing their Catholic faith through prayer, scripture, discussion, and fellowship.
Contact Betsy Taylor for more information (503) 522-8937 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring your brown bag lunch and join men and women for Bible Study on Thursdays at noon. There’s always interesting conversation and something new to learn. Open for all adults. We are happy to have you join in anytime.
Contact Betsy Taylor (503) 522-8937 or email@example.com.
First Saturday Women’s Faith Sharing Group
A ministry for women by women who gather every first Saturday of the month for prayer, theological reflection and community building. Women of all ages are welcome. Contact Ann Higgins (503) 694-5957 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parishioners and visitors gather for Bible study, faith sharing and retreats for men. Meets the second Saturday of each month.
Contact Eugene Wallace (503) 678-2955 or (503) 407-5499.
Meets weekly throughout the year on Wednesdays, 9:30am to 11:30am. Day care is provided. Women are invited to join and are welcome at any time during the year.
Contact Judy Cook (503) 657-8046 or email@example.com.