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Youth Faith Formation

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Faith Formation/Religious Education

Faith Formation (formerly CCD) is St. Timothy’s School of Religious Education, which provides  programs for children from age 4 pre-school through tenth grade.

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Learning at the altar

Faith Formation: Pre-K thru Eighth Grade

This program provides faith formation for grades Pre-K (age 4) through Grade 5. Grade 2 prepares for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Grade 3 for the Sacrament of First Eucharist. Find More information

* Pre-K (Age 4), Kindergarten, and 1st grade meet on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

* Grades 2-5 meet on Mondays from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Please email or call our PreK-8 Program Coordinator Stephanie Barnes (860-521-3006) if you have any questions.

Faith Formation Procedures, Calendars and Registration Forms

Class Schedule

Children’s Choir (Grades 2-8) Information

Faith Formation: Grades 6 thru 10

Students in grades 6 through 10 meet on Sunday mornings at 9:30 am. This allows all students the opportunity to attend Mass either prior to class or immediately following with their family. This program uses the “This Is Our Faith” series, which is specifically created for students in middle school and utilizes a variety of mediums, drawing parallels from the Sunday Gospel to the issues in the students’ everyday life, with the aim of involving the students in the Gospel message. Grade 9 uses “The Spirit Guide” by Good Ground Press.

Additional activities include: Class Masses, Service Projects, Mini Retreat, Reconciliation

Faith Formation Forms for Grades 9 and 10

Faith Formation Registration 

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The Future of the Church!

Faith Formation: Grade 10 Confirmation Program

The Confirmation program at Saint Timothy’s involves 10th Grade students in their faith journey. According to Archdiocese regulations, the Confirmation program is a two-year commitment, beginning at St Timothy in ninth grade. Students who attend Northwest Catholic High School may have permission to attend classes as a tenth grader only, with the permission of the Director. In the program, Parents and Students are called into a partnership with Catechists, Sponsors and St Timothy’s Community during our Rite of Choice Celebration and Confirmation Breakfast. Classes are organized with the students participating in classroom work for several weeks, then breaking for a week before continuing to the next unit. Candidates for the reception of the sacrament are required to work with their confirmation sponsor, attend all classes, complete a service project, two interviews with the program director and pastor as well as participate in the overnight retreat to Camp Woodstock, the Mass of Election, Confirmation Breakfast, Rosary Hour and devotional and complete 20 hours of community service work. Current issues that face the community and the world in which we live are looked at from a “Catholic” perspective. Click here to Register

Additional events for the Confirmation candidates include:

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    Ready for the Rite of Election!

    Blessing of the Candidates Mass

  • Exit Interviews with Father George and Diane Whittemore

  • Reconciliation Service

  • Sacrament of Confirmation

  • Participation in Holy Week services

Additional projects and information may be obtained by contacting the Program Coordinator, Diane Whittemore.