Faith Formation

 
 
 
Our Parish is committed to providing a safe place for all the faithful. Therefore, we follow a strict policy of The Essential Three for all who minister, work or volunteer in our parish. We ask for your cooperation and support. The safety of our community depends on all of us doing our part. Please visit the Diocesan Safe Environment page for more information:
 

 

Faith Formation

Welcome to Faith Formation! We are eager to get to know you and share the Catholic faith with the children of our parish community. To start your children in Faith Formation classes you may either download or obtain from St. Mary’s Rectory, the following (5) forms:

    1. Registration form
    2. Virtual Learning Consent
    3. Photo Release
    4. Code of Conduct
    5. Circle of Grace (COG)-is safe environmental training. Lessons are provided in class during the year. Check the correct statement for your family and sign the form. The training form has three (3) options choose only one option.

Please fill out all forms completely and return them to the rectory with all payments  for registration, retreats and fees.

Remember to write legibly when completing forms and reach out to the director if your contact information changes. We are unable to contact you regarding emergencies with your child, cancellations etc, if your phone number or email is incorrect.

Please note:

    • All families must be registered parishioners at St Mary’s
    • All registrations must be submitted by August 29th
    • A late fee of $10.00 is added to registrations submitted after August 29th
    • A Baptism certificate is required if child was not baptized here at St. Mary’s. Please include this with your registration. It can be sent electronically or in paper format. It must have the seal from the parish that baptized the child.

Children will not be allowed to begin classes:

    1. With incomplete paper work
    2. Unpaid registration payments or fees

**Please note children are unable to be registered after September 30th**

 

Class Schedule:

Grade Day of Week Time
     
1, 2, & 3 Saturday 9:15-10:15 AM
4, 5, & 6 Monday 4:30-5:30 PM
7, 8 & 9 Monday 7-8 PM

 

Registration Fees:

One Child……………………………….………….$50.00

Two Children……………………………………..$75.00

Three Children or more……………………..$90.00

 

Please add Retreat Fees to above Registration Fee:

Grade 2………………………Reconciliation and First Communion Retreats total $30.00

Grade 8………………………Confirmation Preparation Retreat $20.00

Grade 9………………………Confirmation Retreat and Gown $40.00

 

Rebecca A. Newell

Rebecca A. Newell

Director of Religious Education

St. Mary’s Parish
41 Harding Rd
Fairhaven, MA. 02719
508-992-8721