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.

Click here for the Grade 9 schedule.

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*

Classes will be on these dates unless notified by teachers.  Classes will include zoom and in person. We will review Confirmation, Gifts of the  Holy Spirit  & Fruits of the Spirit. Talks from Father Mike Schmitz about struggles, building relationships with God.  Possibly Fr. Cole Casey on Why Be Catholic ?All  online options.   Feed My Starving Children in Eagan,  Ash Wed. Mass you can read, usher & greet for. A  Letter to Father and other info was due in Spring 2021.    A Retreat night in October and Mass of course with your family.

Sep.15th       Relationships/interviews/expectations/barbecue in Park with LAFF & GR. 11

Sep. 29th      Class 1-

Oct. 13th        “Fields of Faith” in Hastings. Bus leaves 6:00p and returns about 9:00p. Permission slips necessary.

Oct. 27th      Retreat night, 6:30p to 8p in Gathering Space for parents and students of grades 10Speaker Michael Strande: “Symbols and Rituals of Our Faith”(scheduled)

Nov. 3rd       Class -

Nov. 17th     Class-

Dec 1st          Class-  Make Blankets for Care Center      

Dec 15th        Class- Care Center: parents drop students at Care Center and pick up. Students deliver blankets and play Bingo. Depends on Flu and Covid season


Jan.5th          Speaker: Andrea from TLC Center in Hastings, 6:45p-7:45p(Tentative speaker)

Jan. 19th-      Class-

Feb. 2nd       Class -

Feb. 16th      Class-

March 2nd -   Ash Wednesday Mass at 7p

Mar. 16th     Feed My Starving Children. Bus leaves 5:15p and returns about 8pm

Apr. 6th        Stations of the Cross 7p in church

Apr. 20th      Class  “Come, Holy Spirit,” a close look at the sacrament. Is everything in and  ready for Fall 2022. Fall classes and Confirmation 10-16/ join LAFF

September 29, 6:30 pm - Class at Church

October 16, 1 pm - Confirmation at St. Joseph's, Fr. Szews officiating

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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!