Pre-K to 5th grade:
Sunday 9:15-10:15 am (Mass available before or after this session)
Tuesday 6:30-7:45 pm
Faith Formation For Children And Youth
We offer catechesis in the Catholic Faith for children and youth in a loving and safe environment.
Catechesis is provided by volunteer catechists who feel called to this ministry. Materials used adhere to all mandates of the Archdiocese. Certification of catechists, even those who are professional teachers, is strongly encouraged. If you love working with children or youth, please go to our Volunteer Opportunities page to see what we have to offer you on your faith journey.
Catechetical sessions run during the school calendar year. (We begin in September and end in May.) We encourage parents/guardians to build community with other parents and to take advantage of adult faith formation available during the children’s sessions.
Adult Time / Parent Time
Adult formation groups meet during your child’s Faith Formation sessions. All parents/guardians are encouraged to participate. We never “graduate” from the need to keep our faith mature and appropriate to our age. Be a model for your children that faith growth is a lifelong process.
Take time to visit the session while your child(ren) is also in session:
Sunday 9:15-10:15 am, Kildare Room
Sunday 2:00-3:15 pm, Deacon Frisina Library
Tuesdays 6:30-7:45 pm, McKenna Bldg., Room 206
Parents preparing children for First Reconciliation/First Eucharist: Please attend at least 3 sessions.
In their “1978 Pastoral Statement on Persons with Disabilities,” the United States Catholic Bishops state that “catechesis for individuals with disabilities should be integrated with the normal catechetical programs of the parish.”
Therefore, children who have disabilities are encouraged to participate as much as possible in the regular classroom setting, the liturgical setting and social settings.
For information on sacraments for children with special needs, contact Mario Macias, Director of Faith Formation, at 210-696-0896, ext. 206.
Faith Formation For Children Under Joint Custody
We work with families whose children split time with separated parents. Don’t allow this challenge to prevent you from enrolling them for faith formation at St. Brigid.