Saint Anne Faith Formation offers catechetical and formation opportunities for adults and children in formats designed for both households and individuals of all ages and life stages in order to reach and strengthen the entire Saint Anne community.
For parishioners of all ages, there are opportunities throughout the year that provide an enhanced Catholic foundation in participatory and engaging settings, enabling all to grow and share in faith together. For adults, we offer discussion groups and outside speakers who share their wisdom and provide tools to help us apply our faith to the everyday world in which we live.
• Adults, watch the bulletin for adult and family opportunities throughout the year
• Young adults ages 17-21 with developmental delays are encouraged to participate in our
• Middle school teens register for Journey small faith groups
• Children in grades 1-5 can register for Children’s Faith Formation
INTERESTED IN FIRST EUCHARIST PREPARATION?
First Eucharist preparation is a two-year process that begins in the fall, two years prior to sacrament reception. Those who begin in the fall offirst grade will be prepared for sacrament reception in the spring of second grade. First Reconciliation and First Eucharist preparation and reception can also take place at any time beyond second grade.
Registration information is available on the Saint Anne website ▪www.StAnneBarrington.org under Faith Formation and Education/Children
Forms can also be found on the home page, bottom left corner, underUpcoming Registrations For more information, call the Faith Formation Office at 847.620.3069.
PATHS HIGH SCHOOL
CONFIRMATION PROGRAM REGISTRATION
We are accepting registration for PATHS, our two-year high school Confirmation program for the 2019-2020 school year. Registration is for both 1st and 2nd year students, students in the 2nd year must re-register again this year.
The program consists of 12 sessions in each of the two years: 4 large group sessions in our Parish Gym keynoting a speaker, music and a student reflection. There are also 8 small group sessions hosted in a catechist’s home. We are using Matthew Kelly’s program titled Decision
Point, which has been well received by the students and catechists. Students are also expected to volunteer in the community over the two years. Second year candidates are required to participate in the Spiritus Retreat, a one day interactive retreat, held at the Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington. More information about the content of the program is on the Saint Anne website under Faith Formation-Youth/Young Adult ministry-Confirmation Preparation.
Registration, payment and permission forms are done completely online for your convenience. The link can be found on the Saint Anne website on the Confirmation Preparation page or Upcoming Registrations.
Please register by Sunday, June 30th. The early registration helps us to plan our program more effectively and also informs us as to the number of catechists we need. For more information, email Michael Hugo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Doreen Sobeski at email@example.com.