Education & Formation
Parents: (All Students/All Grades complete this form. Students may only register for Faith Formation if family is registered with St Ann Parish.) Copy of Baptism Certificate must accompany registration form EVEN IF BAPTIZED AT ST. ANN’S.
Diocesan Policy for Sacramental Preparation Programs: Student MUST have attended 2 years of preparation to receive Sacrament. (First Holy Communion- grades 1 and 2 and Confirmation- grades 7 and 8).
Faith Formation Fee Schedule: One child $50.00. Two children $90.00. Three or more children $130.00.
$40.00 sacramental fee due to accompany this form to register for First Communion or Confirmation. Make checks payable to St. Ann Church. Family must be registered at St Ann Church.
Prayer Group: Pray for the needs of the parish from your own home
First Reconciliation/First Eucharist 2016‐2017 PDF
Confirmation Schedule 2016‐2017 PDF
They meet every Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the Allen Center from September to Easter. This is a process of welcoming inquirers to the Catholic Faith and its traditions. Contact the parish office for details.
Godparents/Sponsors – To be a godparent or sponsor for Confirmation, one must have received the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and First Holy Communion; be a registered member of a Catholic Church; attend weekly Mass; and practice our Catholic faith with integrity. If married, the person must be married according to the laws of the Catholic Church. Please contact the parish office to be a godparent or sponsor for Confirmation.
Every year Summer Catechesis (formerly VBS) is offered to the children. A themed week of fun and education for children.
Children age 4 through raising 5th grade are invited to attend, and as always we are looking for teen helpers (raising 6th graders and up) as well as young-hearted adults to help as volunteers.
“This year’s Summer Catechesis, Parachute with The Angels and St Catherine Laboure’ will be June 13th-17th from 9:15-12 noon. CLICK HERE to print out the registration and release forms. Additionally copies may be picked up at the parish office. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, June 1st. Volunteers Needed: Young at heart adults and teen helpers (rising 5th graders and up) who are on fire for their Catholic Faith are welcome to help with our program!”
Catholic Scriptures Studies: A 28-week course on a selected book of the Holy Bible.
Find Out More About This By Contacting The Parish Office!
Fraternus (http://www.fraternusbrothers.org) seeks to mentor boys into virtuous Catholic men.
This organization meets on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. in the gym.
It is open to all middle-school and high school aged boys, and all men of the parish. Weekly meetings include time for fellowship, recreation, and learning more about our Catholic faith.
For more information, contact Byron Copley:
Fidelis (http://fidelisonline.org) seeks to mentor girls into virtuous Catholic women.
This organization meets on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the gym and Classrooms 1 & 2.
It is open to all middle-school and high school aged girls, and all young women of the parish. Weekly meetings include time for fellowship, recreation, and learning more about our Catholic faith.
For more information, contact Sr. Mary Rapheal:
Home School Ministry
St. Ann’s Home School Ministry seeks to build a Catholic community of home schooling families in order to edify its members and promote their growth in virtue. With complete fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, and under the guidance of our pastor, we will offer a variety of liturgical, educational, service and social activities.
Please contact Katherine Lauer with any questions:
For those of you who would like to learn more about our beautiful Catholic faith, we’ve now got some great on-line resources available to every member of our parish through a new program called Formed. This online program includes a variety of free resources, including on-line books, movies, podcasts, and faith formation programs for people of all ages. In order to access these resources, just go to: www.formed.org and click on “Find Out More” at the bottom of the homepage. You will be taken to page where you can enter a parish code to get access to the resources. Our parish code is: Y6ZQ8M. (If you forget the code, you can always get it by calling our parish office.) Once you’ve logged in under our parish code, you can create your personal profile and login. Our parish is paying an annual fee for this service, so please make use of this terrific resource!
Adult Faith Formation Classes
St. Ann Parish frequently offers classes for adults to help them deepen their Catholic faith. These classes usually last 6-10 weeks and cover a variety of topics. Our next course is: Wisdom and the Works of Mercy, which is the latest series by Fr. Michael Gaitley. This class offers a new, practical, and joyful approach to living the works of mercy. The classes will take place on Thursday evenings from June 9 – August 11, from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
For more information or to sign up, please contact: Maria Ebinger at: email@example.com or 980-875-8089.