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 14, 2017, 1 pm

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

Initial paper work: Letter to Bishop,  Saint Name, sponsor sheet and Service Sheets

September 7th, 2016- Reintroduction to program, meet in Classroom, interviews with candidates

September 14th- Class – 6:45P “Faith and Baptism”

September- 21st- Class-“ Existence of God”

September  28th—Bishops Letter due, hand in any sponsor booklets, other paperwork due

October5th Classes-“God’s Plan”

Oct. 12th- Class- “Incarnation”

Oct. 19th- Class-“Holy Spirit”

Oct. 26th-  NO CLASS- Conferences this week

Nov. 2nd- Retreat for Parents and Students in gym at 5:45p to 8p. Snacks only at 7p

Nov. 9th- Class- “4 Marks of the Church”.

Nov. 16th- “Sacraments”

Nov. 23rd- NO CLASS.Thanksgiving

November 30th- Class “Mass”

December 7th-“Eucharist”

December 14th- “ Sacrament of Confirmation” ( Mission appeal from 9th grade)

Dec. 21st and 28th –no classes , Christmas break

*Jan. 4th ,   2017- Class- “ Nicene Creed”—HAPPY NEW YEAR

Jan. 11th- Class “ Gifts of the Spirit”

Jan. 18th- NO CLASS -Father Mark Pierce, adult education,

Jan 25th--- Class-  “Saints”

Feb. 1st- Class-“Moral Choice, Decisions, Morality ‘

Feb. 8th- Class “ “Mission”

Feb. 15th-Evangelization”   (Feb. 22th-NO Class—Conferences )

March 1st- Class 7p, Ash Wednesday Mass at 7pm”

March 8th Class- “Vocations and Discipleship” and prep for Reconciliation on 15th

March 15th-” Class- “ Reconciliation at 6:30p in church

March 22nd- Classes-“Service’

March 29th- (Spring Break 27th to 31st), No Classes

April 5th- Class- STATIONS OF THE CROSS IN CHURCH (LAFF help clean 4-8-17 at 9am church)

April 12th- NO CLASS/ Holy Week

April 19TH, 2017- Last Class  for  Grade 10 /is everything in order for Fall

September – 6thth, 2017- Classes , Barbecue with LAFF group , grade 11& 12

September 13th- Class, church hall, Gifts of the Holy Spirit 6:30p with  Chris

September 20th- Fr Szews-“ Fruits of the Spirit “, 6:30p in church social hall

Sept. 27th- Reconciliation, gr. 11 at 6:30p in the church( Oct. 4th No classes)? Depends on conferences)

Oct. 11th 2017-Rehearsal, St Francis, Ellsworth at 7pm(Confirmation 10-14-17 at St Francis at,1pm


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Confirmation Date: October 15, 2016

September 7 - Class and BBQ, 6:30 pm, at Geiger house with LAFF

September 14 - Class, "Gifts of the Holy Spirit," 6:30 pm, church

September 21 - Class, "Fruits of the Spirit," 6:30 pm, church

September 28 - Reconciliation, 6:30 pm, in church

October 5 - LAFF at Geiger house

October 12 - Rehearsal, 7 pm, at St. Mary's-Big River, with sponsor or parent

October 15, 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)

2016 - 2017 Calendar
Sept. 7 
Sept. 21
Oct. 5
Oct. 19
Nov. 2 (Prescott Food Shelf)
Nov. 16
Dec. 7
Dec. 21
Jan. 4
Jan. 18
Feb. 1 (Nursing home)
Feb. 15
March 1 (Ash Wednesday)
March 15
April 5
Saturday, April 8 - Help clean church, strip palms

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