Parent Sessions Family Faith
Welcome to A Family of Faith
Family and Adult Session Information
All families attend.
Adult Sessions (Choose 1 Group Below)
*It is preferable that you plan to consistently attend one of the groups below. Should you need to switch for a particular month, that is okay, but please let us know at the office so we can expect you!
FRIDAY 1x Month
6:30-8:00pm in Parish Center
Family nights will include family activities, service projects, prayer, liturgical celebrations / activities, and lots of opportunities for community.
SUNDAY 1x Month
10:30-11:30am in Parish Center
*We are hoping to provide babysitting for this time slot to allow parents to attend together, either after the 9:30am Mass or before the 11:30am Mass.
WEDNESDAY 1x Month
6:00-7:00pm in Parish Center
*The program will conclude with ample time to get to the 7pm Wednesday Mass.
Friday, September 24, 2021
Friday, October 22, 2021
Friday, November 19, 2021
Friday, December 17, 2021
Friday, January 21, 2022
Friday, February 18, 2022
Friday, March 18, 2022
Friday, April 15, 2022*
Friday, May 20, 2022
Friday, June 10, 2022
*Living Stations of the Cross 4pm Warde Ctr; 7pm Liturgy
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Sunday, October 10, 2021
Sunday, November 7, 2021
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Sunday, February 6, 2022
Sunday, March 6, 2022
Sunday, April 3, 2022
Sunday, May 8, 2022
Sunday, June 5, 2022
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Program Materials: ORDER MATERIALS by JULY 16th to allow for shipping.
- A Family of Faith books are ordered online at:
- Scroll down until you see: Family of Faith Volume II: The Sacraments (Red)
- Order (1) Parent Guide and (1) Children’s Activity Book – Make sure it’s Volume II
- At checkout, enter the discount code: Matthew35
You will receive a 35% discount on the listed price! Expect shipping to take 6-8 weeks.
Sacramental Preparation and Materials:
- Materials for Sacramental Preparation will be distributed at our Adult Sessions.
- Reconciliation (children in grades 2 and older)
- Confirmation (children in grades 3 and older)
- First Communion (children in grades 3 and older)
- These materials are completed at home, and learning and preparation will be affirmed with a retreat experience in the early fall or early spring for Confirmation/First Communion.
- Once Reconciliation preparation is completed, the child will come in for a practice session and then arrange a time to make his or her first Reconciliation with the pastor thereafter.
QUESTIONS: Contact Colleen Strang, Family Faith Formation Coordinator at (603)
Faith Formtion 2020-2021
April 2021 Parent Session
March 2021 Parent Session
Additional Resources for March:
Holy Spirit Craft- Make a Dove from a Paper Plate (catholicicing.com) (A Holy Spirit craft for younger kids – easy!)
Who is the Holy Spirit - YouTube 6 min video from Dynamic Catholic
The Holy Spirit | Catholic Central - YouTube 4.5 min video for kids (and adults, too)
We Are Catholic. - YouTube (A short video featuring all the amazing work the worldwide Catholic church does)
Jesus as Origin & Foundation of the Church - YouTube 6.5 min video for adults
February 2021 Parent Session
Watch Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6
Additional Resources for February
by Lifeteen 6 minutes - appropriate for all ages and adults
8 minute video for adults
Jesus' Ascension - YouTube 3 minute video for young children
The Significance of Ash Wednesday - YouTube 7 minute video by Fr. Mike Schmitz – For adults, older kids – Highly Recommended
MyLentenDeedsChart.pdf – Use this as a reminder of the Lenten practies to pray, fast, and give.
January 2021 Parent Session
Watch Part 1 - Part 5 Below:
(PART 1, PART 2, PART 3, PART 4, PART 5)
Want a little inspiration? Watch this 4-minute video on one woman’s search for who Jesus is:
Bishop Robert Barron
Who is Jesus? - YouTube 6.5 minute video Bishop Barron
Bishop Barron on the Sacrament of Baptism - YouTube 7-minute video by Bishop Barron
Need a hug right now? Who doesn’t! Why not make a hug and send it to someone who needs it!
Include a personal note to your hug-ee. ????Watch any of the videos below (the first is my favorite) to see how easy it is to do and the many different ways to make a hug.
Be sure to share one of your hugs with the parish so we can send it to our homebound or nursing home parishioners!
Send a Hug｜Kids Craft｜DIY Art - Bing video – narrated by a young child (adorable!) – This hug includes a picture of the child’s face - excellent idea to do for grandparents!
Send Your Loved Ones a Hug from Afar - Bing video 7-minute video of mom and her 2 sons making hugs
Send a Hug in the Mail! - Bing video 2-minute video of a young teacher showing students how to make hugs
December Parent Session
November Parent Session
November 4, 5, 8—Parent Sessions in Parish Center
Watch October Parent Session Online: