“Dear young people, let yourselves be taken over by the light of Christ, and spread that light wherever you are.”

Saint Pope John Paul II

Youth Formation Starts September 30th

Youth age 3 through grade 10 are invited to sign up for our youth formation programs starting this Fall, 6:15-7:30 PM on Wednesdays. Students will be assigned Group 1 or Group 2. Groups will alternate attending in-person class each week, when not attending in-person class students will have materials to work on. Families registering students in grades 1-8 may pick between in-person learning or all online learning. Online learning is not available to Confirmation Preparation students. Youth grades 9 through 12 are invited to sign up for the youth leadership team for this fall, 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Sundays:

COVID UPDATE: Here is the St. Augustine/Edward Faith Formation Preparedness Plan. The document outlines the steps faith formation is doing to make classrooms safe, as well as the actions in place if in-person classes need to be suspended for some time. All families should familiarize themselves with this document.
  • Ages 3-7 (pre/K/1st Grade)
    • A hands-on environment for prayer and learning about God
    • Learn more about Catechesis of the Good Shepherd here
    • Potty trained students, only, please
    • Class sizes limited – contact us now to reserve your spot!
  • Grades 2-5:
    • Classroom style activities that help kids learn and engage with their faith
    • Learn more about the Faith & Life Series here
  • Grades 6-8:
    • Youth nights that blend activities and games with small group discussions and prayer experiences to help kids connect their faith with their daily life
    • Learn more about the Lifeteen EDGE materials here
  • Confirmation Prep (Grades 9-10, typically):
    • A process of preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation through activities, discussions, and prayer led by youth and adult mentors from our parishes
  • Youth Leadership (Grades 9-12):
    • A leadership training program for youth in which they learn more about discipleship and are in charge of planning the upcoming youth group events
    • Youth Leadership Application should be submitted to Kayla Burck at kburck.ae@gmail.com by September 20th

 

Registration Link: https://winona.parishsoftfamilysuite.com/ (available to families registered at St Augustine only)

Paper Registration: Downloadable Form

Waiver Form: ALL families must submit waiver form even if registering online. Waiver Form found at Downloadable Form. If your child is in 7-12 grade please submit Code of Conduct as well: Downloadable Form

Discipline Policy: ALL families must sign the discipline policy when registering their child(ren) for Faith Formation. Discipline Policy found at Downloadable Form

When: Wednesday nights 6:15-7:30, start date September 30

Cost: In-person- $20/student for 1 or 2 children, 3rd+ children free. Online- $20/student. Additional $20 for students completing First Communion prep (usually in grade 2) and second year of Confirmation prep (usually grade 10).  Youth Leadership fee is $50 upon accepted application.

Location: St Augustine School