Religious Education – Middle/High School

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religious education programs for middle and high school students.

Religious Education classes are held at St. Joseph School from September to May.
See the calendar for details.

Grades 7 - 10
6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Grades 11 & 12
LAFF Group - see LAFF tab


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Confirmation Date: October 20, 2018, 1 pm

*Classes are at 6:45 pm unless noted otherwise*

Paper work due: Letter to Bishop,  Saint Name, sponsor sheet and Service Sheets

September 6th- Reintroduction to program, meet in Classroom, interviews with candidates

September 13th- Class – 6:45P “Faith and Baptism” FALL FESTIVAL SERVICE DATES 9-16 AND 9-17

September- 20th- Class-“ Existence of God”

September  27th—Bishops Letter due, hand in any sponsor booklets,  any other paperwork due

October4th “God’s Plan”

Oct. 11th- Class- ““Incarnation”

Oct. 18th- NO CLASS- Conventions, no school, conferences

Oct. 25th- “Class “Holy Spirit”

Nov. 1st- MASS  , All Saints Day (who is their Saint and name?)

Nov. 8th- Class- “4 Marks of the Church”.

Nov. 15th- “Sacraments”

Nov. 22nd- NO CLASS.Thanksgiving

November 29th- Class “Mass”

December 6th-“Eucharist”

December 13th- “ Sacrament of Confirmation” ( Mission appeal from 9th grade)

Dec. 20 & 27 –NO CLASSES , Christmas break

*Jan. 3rd,   2018- Class- “RESPECT LIFE”  HAPPY NEW YEAR

Jan. 10th- Class “ Gifts of the Spirit”

Jan. 17th- NO CLASS -Father Mark Pierce, adult education,

Jan 24th--- Class-  “Saints” Confirmation name, each tell why they choose it

Jan. 31st-“Nicene Creed”

Feb. 7th- Class-“Moral Choice, Decisions, Morality ‘Moral Compass

Feb.14th-  - Class 6:45p, Ash Wednesday Mass at 7pm”

Feb. 21st- Evangelization”

Feb. 28th-Class-“Mission”- & Reconciliation 6:30p)-   March 7tht- No Class

March 14h Class- “Vocations and Discipleship”

March 21st-” Class Stations of the Cross at 7p in church/ March 28th Holy week NO CLASSES

April  4th- Diocesan Testing , save date ( tentative date)

April 11th-Sacrament of Confirmation- sponsor, names, is it all in or ???

April 18th, 2018- Last Classes. Papers in , schedule for Fall , Review Confirmation-Mass summer

FALL  2018

September – 5thth, 2018- Classes , Barbecue with LAFF group, 6:30 P  , grade 11& 12

September 12th- Class, church hall, Gifts of the Holy Spirit 6:30p with  Chris

September 19th- Fr Szews-“ Fruits of the Spirit “, 6:30p in church social hall

Sept. 26th- Reconciliation, gr. 11 at 6:30p in the church

 Oct. 3rd- Confirmation Retreat with parents in gym time TBD “”You Can’t Inspire Without Fire”

Oct. 17h 2018-Rehearsal, St Mary’s , Big RIver at 7pm/(Confirmation 10-20-2018  at St Mary’s  at,1pm


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Confirmation Date: October 14, 2017

September 6 - Class and BBQ, 6:30 pm, at Geiger house with LAFF

September 13 - Class, "Gifts of the Holy Spirit," 6:30 pm, church

September 20 - Class, "Fruits of the Spirit," 6:30 pm, church

September 27 - Reconciliation, 6:30 pm, in church

October 4 - LAFF at Geiger house

October 11 - Rehearsal, 7 pm, at St. Mary's-Big River, with sponsor or parent

October 14, 1 pm at St. Mary's-Big River
Arrive by noon for group photo and to line up

We invite you to continue your baptismal commitment of growing in faith. Baptism was the beginning of a faith journey for all of us. It is a continuing process of growth and knowledge. Confirmation is a “stepping stone, a new stronger beginning.”



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The LAFF group is a place for our 11th and 12th graders to discuss real life issues, search the Bible and Church teachings for answers and have fun!  It's a group that wants to grow in their Catholic faith, hang out with friends, eat and be a part of other activities that involve Life, Answers, Faith and Friends!  Join us anytime!

The LAFF group meets:
Designated Wednesdays each month
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Meet at Geiger house (call or email office for address)