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Faith Formation

An ongoing ministry for both St. Mary of the Woods and St. Aloysius. Includes a Gathered and a Homestudy option for K-12.

Faith Formation K-12

The goal of Faith Formation is to encourage and equip parents as the primary educators of their children in the Catholic Faith thereby strengthening families to foster learning the joy and truths of their Catholic Faith in Jesus through the witness given by their parents.


If you are interested in joining Faith Formation Classes, please click this link and fill out the form to register:

Please note: There are other gatherings where times will vary

Calendar and Curriculum

Grades K-5 & Home study


Word of Life through Augustine Institute

Middle School Ministry


Alive in Christ, an OSV Publication

and other USCCB approved resources 

High School Ministry


Various USCCB approved resources 

Sacramental Preparation

This is a workshop format using the Encounter with Christ series by OSV for children who have been Baptized prior to age 7 (children over the age of 7 who have not been Baptized yet, will go through the OCIA process for Children. This is in addition to the regular Faith Formation classes.

Timeline for Sacramental Prep

Year One:
Students will prepare for their First Reconciliation.

Year Two:
Students will prepare for both their

Confirmation and First Holy Communion*

*Please note: our Diocese is Restored Order, so those preparing for Holy Communion will also prepare for Confirmation.

Confirmation and Holy Communion will be celebrated at the same Mass.

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