Parent Sessions Family Faith


Welcome to A Family of Faith

Family and Adult Session Information



Family Sessions

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.


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.

  1. A Family of Faith books are ordered online at:   

  1. Scroll down until you see: Family of Faith Volume II: The Sacraments (Red)
  2. Order (1) Parent Guide and (1) Children’s Activity Book – Make sure it’s Volume II
  3. 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:

  1. Materials for Sacramental Preparation will be distributed at our Adult Sessions.
    1. Reconciliation (children in grades 2 and older)
    2. Confirmation (children in grades 3 and older)
    3. First Communion (children in grades 3 and older)
  2. 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.
  3. 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



Watch Parts 1,2,3,4,5,6, and 7


April Resources:

Easter Daily Reflections – April 14, 2021 - FORMED

Marks of the Church - YouTube

Where Did the Papacy Come From? - YouTube

March 2021 Parent Session

Watch Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 online. 



Additional Resources for March:

Holy Spirit Craft- Make a Dove from a Paper Plate ( (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

Mark Hart on Jesus Christ's Resurrection - YouTube

by Lifeteen 6 minutes - appropriate for all ages and adults

Bishop Barron on the Resurrection of Jesus - YouTube

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: 

Signposts - Jennifer Fulwiler - YouTube


Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, eyeglasses and closeup Bishop Robert Barron

Who is Jesus? - YouTube 6.5 minute video Bishop Barron

How Can Jesus be Both God and Human? - YouTube  3-minute video by 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

Download the November Parent Session - Here

Watch October Parent Session Online: 

Download the October Parent Session Presentation - Here





Scripture Cake Recipe

Pope Francis 5 Finger Prayer

Basic Catholic Prayers

Lectio Devina