Read the daily quote from Pope Francis

 

Religious Education: K-12

Religious education for Grades 1-12 is held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm during the school year. 

  • 1-7 Grades meet at Carroll Hall.
  • The 8th grade meets in the Parish Library in the Parish Office Building.
  • The High School group meets in the basement of Carroll Hall

 


1st Communion Class (2nd Grade):

 

First Communion Forms

 


 

Confirmation Class (7th Grade):

 

Confirmation Reg. Forms

 

Confirmation 2018: (UPDATED 9-19-2018)

 

Some changes have been requested by Bishop Steven for Confirmation 2018. 1) Mass will be on Sunday October 28th, 2018 at 5:00pm here at St. Barbara's 2) Bishop Steven would like to meet with the students at 3:30, prior to the Confirmation mass. Students please arrive 15 min prior to meeting. 3) Student letters to the Bishop should be mailed to him two weeks prior to Confirmation.

Thank you & God's Peace 


 

Faith Formation Curriculum

Every curriculum has been specially chosen to help students grow in their faith, make faith connections to every day life, understand the beauty and importance of the sacraments, and help students and families together grow in communion with Christ.

Here are our Guidelines for each of the grades and handbook for the Faith Formation program:

Faith Formation Handbook

Guidelines

Grades first through eighth use the Spirit of Truth curriculum by Sophia Press

Our high school students, which includes ninth grade through twelfth grade uses Decision Point by Dynamic Catholic

For more information contact stbarbs.religiousedu@gmail.com


 

Parent Resources:

http://www.foryourmarriage.org/

http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/marriage-and-family/

http://www.parentfurther.com/

http://www.catholicparents.org/index.html

http://old.usccb.org/marriageuniqueforareason/documents/made-for-life-resource-booklet-web.pdf

Current Movie Reviews:

http://www.catholicnews.com/movies.htm

Financial Resources:

http://www.daveramsey.com
 


 

Youth Resources:

 

http://www.nfcym.org/

http://www.usccb.org

Sr. Miriam SOLT Student Talk


Catechist/Teacher Resources:

 

www.usccb.org (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

Starting the Catechetical year

Three ways to model Discipleship

Planning & Activities 

Teaching resources

Podcast-Teaching teens to Pray

Using Discernment in Planning

http://formed.org 

www.catechistsjourney.com

www.dynamiccatholic.com

www.ascensionpresents.com 

www.search-institute.org

www.nfcym.org 

Resources on Marriage and Family:

 

On Marriage:

 

"The Beauty of Marriage from a Biblical Perspective" 

A Seven-Day Virtual Marriage Retreat with Pope Francis

Marital Spirituality

A video: What marriage is all about 

Catholic and Married: Leaning into love

On Familes:

 

Learning within the Christian Family

Improving your relationship with your child 

Parenting Rituals

Building Blocks of Healthy Development in Children

A prayer book for families 

How to Make Scripture a Part of Our Homes

Resources for the feast of the Holy Family 

Bishop Wenski on the Family 

A Year of Family Prayers

A reflection on the family as "The Fundamental locus of the Covenant between the Church and God's Creation.

The family is the domestic church, the church of the home

How to Pray: primer for Parents and Families

The Sacredness of Childhood

https://www.simplicityparenting.com/

https:/book-review-simplicity-parenting/

 

 

Register for 2019-2020 Religious Education

Faith Formation Calendar 2018-2019.pdf