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.
Please see the calendar link on the Religious Education home page for details.

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

Grades 11 & 12
LAFF Group - see LAFF tab

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

2022-2023 School Year

CLASSES FOR 2022-2023 PLUS SERVICE HOURS AND 6 MUST BE IN MINISTRY AND 6 AT THE Fall Festival with family, 6 community

Sep.21           Intro Class-Getting to know you.

Sep. 28          Gathering as Church, Covenant

Oct. 12-         “Fields of Faith” in Hastings. Grs. 9 & 10)

                        Bus leaves 6:30p and returns about 8:30p. Permission slips necessary.

Nov. 2           Proclaiming Gods word, Scripture

Nov. 16         Speaker-Michael Strande Symbols and Rituals, 6:30 p Gathering Space

Dec 7            Baptismal Promises, Resurrection    

Dec. 14        Class/ Make blankets


Jan.4           Speaker: Andrea from TLC Center in Hastings, 6:45p-7:45p

Jan. 18        Laying on of Hands

Feb. 8         Anointed as a Servant of God

Feb. 2       ASH WEDNESDAY -grades- 7 to 10/ Mass at 8:15a , 4p, and 7 pm

March 8   Trip to Feed My Starving Children in Eagan , time( TBD)

Mar. 22-   Class- Sharing in the Eucharist—Last Supper

Apr.5th         No Classes , Holy Week

April 19- Last Class for grade 10 .” Sent forth on a Mission , Holy Spirit , order of     Confirmation.” Be sure everything is in , name, sponsor, letter service complete , etc.

Teacher Appreciation, May 6th at 5p, Ridgetop

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

Dear 11thGrade Parents and Students,

We welcome you and your children to the St. Joseph Religious Education  Fall Program.  Students will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation on October 22, 2022 at St Francis in Ellsworth at 1pm. Bishop Callahan presiding

CLASS- Fall 2022- Grade 11     

Sept. 21, 2022—Mr. Magee will present a class on  The Gifts of the Spirit at 6:30 in the Gathering Space..

October 5, 2022- Reconciliation at 6:30p in the church

October 19th- Rehearsal at St Francis at 7pm, tentative

October 22- Confirmation-(Pictures at 12noon in front of church, 1pm Mass.)

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!