Depending on interest, distance and in-person choices will be offered. Catechist-led distance learning will utlize an intergenerational model, and will employ project materials alongside print materials; parent-led distance learning will be tailored to fit each family.
In-person classes will run from 6:15-7:15 pm, with a family gathering in the Church from 6:15-6:25 pm. Catechesis of the Good Shepherd classes will run during the same time as traditional Faith Formation.
Online Registration Link
Register for Faith Formation, distance learning or in-person on Wednesday nights: https://forms.gle/6cdpoL8GVCNDnZTx6
Make checks payable to your parish and mail to the Faith Formation Office, 1125 11th Ave N, St. Cloud, MN 56303.
In-Person Learning – Following Diocesan safety guidelines. Both traditional faith formation and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd offered. These classes will be held from 6:15 – 7:15 pm.
Distance Learning – Parent-led with materials from the parish or Catechist-led, utlizing online resources and home print and project materials.
Information about Confirmation Preparation can be found here.
Sacramental Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Communion will include attending a Parent Meeting in October followed by parent/child retreats, learning stations, and home material completion.
Safety Guidelines for In-Person Learning
Together As One will follow the COVID safety guidelines as outlined by the Diocese of St Cloud and in Considerations for opening CGS Atria according to need and official recommendation.
Tentaive Schedules 2021-2022
First Reconciliation and First Communion Preparation
Parent Meeting, 6:30 pm on Oct 6
Reconciliation Retreat, 9-11 a on Nov 7
Reconciliation Learning Stations, 3:15 – 7:15 p on Nov 17
Reconciliation Celebration, 6:30 p on Dec 8?
Eucharist Retreat, 9-11 a on Jan 12
Eucharist Learning Stations, 3:15 – 7:15 p on Feb 16
First Eucharist Liturgy Rehearsals – To be determined
First Eucharist Celebrations – To be determined
15 Catechist Meeting
22 Building open for setup
29 First Class
6 Class, parent mtg gr 2
20 No FF classes, MEA Break
24 No FF classes, Thanksgiving Break
22 No FF classes, Christmas Break
29 No FF classes, Christmas Break
2 Class, Attend Ash Wed Mass
9 No FF classes, Spring Break
13 No FF classes, Holy Week
4 Last Class