Faith Formation Education
Through Faith Formation, we encounter Christ as we explore our faith and learn more about the Church.
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- Pre-K/K: Linnie Sexton
- Grades 1-8 and VBS: Robyn Wilson
- RCIA and Adult Education: Deacon Mike Eiffe
**Due to COVID-19 and the need to have proper social distancing, most Faith Formation Classes will be provided paper and online learning materials and NOT MEET IN PERSON until the 1st of the year when the situation will be reevaluated. Please register as usual through our online registration system to obtain paper and online learning resources. Please also join our Facebook Group Faith Formation pages through our main SAtG Facebook Page.
Classes continuing to meet in person: 2nd Grade (1st Reconciliation and 1st Communion) & 6th Grade (Confirmation) -- schedule to be announced. RCIA (Thursdays 7-8:30pm starting September 10th in the new Faith Formation Room (former Chapel in the Narthex of the Church) and Adult Faith Formation (Thursday morning at 9:30am).
Pre-K/Kindergarten - Meets each Sunday at 9am Mass. Registration is required.This program gives our young children ages 4-5 the opportunity to appreciate the Gospel message and participate in the mass celebration at their developmental level. We provide students a basic liturgical understanding of the mass and engage them in activities pertaining to the Gospel reading for that Sunday. (NO IN PERSON CLASSES CURRENTLY) Please register online for class as usual to get paper and online copies of materials.
Grades 1–8- Meets during the Knox County school year on Wednesday evenings at 6:30-7:30pm. Registration is required.The young people build upon their faith foundation each year with the goal of increased insight into their faith. We are very fortunate to offer sacramental preparation to not only our second grade class (First Reconciliation and First Communion) and our sixth grade class (Confirmation) but also older children who have that need. Whether through gatherings as a group or individual classes, they participate in special projects and activities throughout the year and are given opportunities to grow in their faith. (ONLY 2nd Grade and 6th Grade IN PERSON - TBA). Please register online for class as usual to get paper and online copies of materials.
Grades 9–12- Meets during the Knox County school year on a schedule TBA. Please watch the bulletin for details! Our high school program is focused on both learning and living our faith. The program includes service, study, sacramental, and social elements. (NO IN PERSON CLASSES CURRENTLY) Please register online for class as usual to get paper and online copies of materials.
RCIA - (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) Meets September thru Easter on Thursdays 7:00pm–8:30pm. Starting each Fall, there are regular Thursday evening sessions for those who would like to know more about the Catholic Church and its teachings. The sessions are free and imply no commitment on your part to join the Catholic Church. These sessions are opportunities for you, and others that you may wish to invite, to ask any questions you may have about Jesus Christ and the Church. These gatherings are open to people who are not baptized, as well as those who are baptized Christians from Protestant backgrounds, or baptized Catholics who have not received their First Communion and/or Confirmation. How can you help? Be a sponsor, join the team, and pray for the candidates and catechumens.
Adult Education Classes - Classes are most Thursdays at 9:30am.
VBS- Meets for one week in the summer from 9am-12pm. Watch the bulletin for details.
For information about any of the Faith Formation Programs please contact the office (865-689-7011).