Religious Education

ALL ADULTS!! Faith Connection Study Series
Wednesdays at 6:30-8PM

 

    

 

Register children for Faith Formation 2019-2020:

New Parish Registration and Faith Formation, all in one online form

New children to add to previous Faith Formation family online form renew/add a child

Renew registration for Faith Formation online form continuation

 

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings glad tidings, announcing peace, bearing good news, announcing salvation… Isaiah 52:7a-c

Faith Formation Classes September- May

  • Wednesdays at 6:30-8PM for middle- and high-school youth 6 - 9 Grades

  • Sundays at 9AM for Pre-K and Kindergarten (Children's Liturgy of the Word during 9AM Mass)

  • Sundays at 10:15-11:45AM for Grades 1-5

 

PARENTS HANDBOOK for All Saints Faith Formation (download PDF)

 

 

2019/2020 Faith Formation is off to a great start! Thank you to our wonderful Catechists and Volunteers!

 

About All Saints Faith Formation:

Vision & Mission: At the heart of catechesis we find a Person, the Person of Jesus of Nazareth. …  Accordingly, the definitive aim of catechesis is to put people not only in touch but in communion, in intimacy, with Jesus Christ: only He can lead us to the love of the Father in the Spirit and make us share in the life of the Holy Trinity. (Cf. Catechesi Tradendae, # 5, Pope St. John Paul II)

John 1:38 & 39 “Jesus turned and saw [two of John’s disciples] following him and said to them, ‘What are you looking for?’ They said to him, ‘Rabbi’ (which translated means Teacher), ‘where are you staying?’ He said to them, ‘Come, and you will see.’ So they went and saw where he was staying, and they stayed with him that day.”

Jesus invites the two disciples to come and get to know him. He doesn’t offer a package of information, but an invitation to come and discover his activity in their lives. Faith formation is a lifelong process of entering ever deeper into communion with the Lord and sharing that faith with others.

Parents: Parents have a primary and irreplaceable role in handing on the faith to their children. The Church calls the family the domestic church since it is the first place that children hear the Word of God and the first place where they experience being loved. We are committed to assisting and supporting parents in their role as the first heralds of the faith. (Cf. Lumen Gentium # 11, Second Vatican Council)

Sacramental Preparation

Christ is always present in His Church, especially in her liturgical celebrations (Cf. Sacrosanctum Concilium # 7, Second Vatican Council) thus at the heart of the liturgy, especially the celebration of the Eucharist, we encounter a person, Jesus of Nazareth. (Cf. World Youth Day 2005, Cologne Germany, Pope Benedict XVI)

Sacramental Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion:

In accordance with the Diocese of Raleigh, our preparation for First Reconciliation and First Communion is a 2-year program. The earliest beginning is Level 1 (First Grade) with children celebrating both Sacraments during second year.

If your child is in second grade and just beginning preparation, some additional Sacramental training and sessions may be required. Please contact the office to learn more. 

Sacramental Preparation for Confirmation:

In accordance with the Diocese of Raleigh, our preparation for Sacrament of Confirmation is a 2-year program. The earliest beginning is Level 8 and is celebrated with the Bishop in the second year.

 

For more information on all of the wonderful formation opportunities in our parish, please contact:

 Meredith Drescher, Director of Religious Education

 

Faith Formation Calendar

2019-2020

Save the Dates:

Youth Adoration October 23, 6:30-7pm Followed by classes (Families are invited to attend)

All Saints Celebration/Pot Luck:  November 1, 7pm Mass (Hosted by Faith Formation Families)

***Children may dress as their favorite Saint!

 

Grades PreK-5:
 

Youth-Focused Adoration

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Sanctuary

It is not limited to just teenagers - people of all ages are invited to attend a youth-focused Adoration. The environment is set for youth and their families.
[Read More]

PreK & K Faith Formation

When: Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where: T2A

Children are dismissed during Mass and will return after the Homily.
[Read More]

Faith Formation Levels 1-5

When: Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Where: Trailer 2 (both rooms)
[Read More]

 

Grades 6-9:
 

Youth-Focused Adoration

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Sanctuary

It is not limited to just teenagers - people of all ages are invited to attend a youth-focused Adoration. The environment is set for youth and their families.
[Read More]

Youth Ministry Faith Formation

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Trailer 2 (both rooms)

Youth Grades 6- 9th Grade- Faith Formation
[Read More]

Senior High Youth Group

When: Friday, October 25, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Off-Site

Hosted by the Spillane Family
[Read More]

Youth Ministry Praise and Worship

When: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Sanctuary

Youth Grades 6- 9th Grade- Faith Formation
[Read More]

 

 

Bible Studies

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1st Monday of each month Catholic Moms Bible Study, in group member’s home. Info: allsaintsmomsgroup@gmail.com

Small Christian Communities Learn new insights into Scriptures and how they apply to life’s ups and downs. Info: Jim & Kathy Wartner AllSaintsSCC@aol.com

Thursday evenings at 7:30-9pm. Study of Acts with discussion, in Hampstead. Info: Steve Pattee spattee1@gmail.com

Fridays after 9AM Mass,
in Hampstead. Newcomers always welcome. Info: Dorothy Maher  910-270-9024


 

 
 

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