Religious Education

Dear Parent(s):

Who needs to register for Faith Formation?  Well, all of you and most especially our 1st, 2nd, 7th and 8th graders. If your child is attending a Catholic school they will need to register if they are in 2nd, 7th, 8th grade or if they are going to be receiving a sacrament this school year. Please complete the registration process online.

Here is what you need to know:

All registration will be online

  • if you do not have access to internet please contact the Faith Formation or Youth Ministry office

To complete the online Faith Formation registration, you must activate your family in our online data program “My Own Church” using this link to signup  Click Here to go to “My Own Church”

Once you have setup your “My Own Church” it is easy.

  • Log in to “My Own Church”
  • Go to the Faith Formation tab
  • Select online registration on the left hand side of the screen
  • Review the family details and make any corrections needed look for yellow warning signs that indicate information is missing
  • Select the term (2020 – 2021)
  • Add the member you want to enroll and fill in all the information.

If you have a child needing a sacrament, please list that in the special needs field

Important information for Catholic School Students (please indicate their school in special needs):

  • If your child is in 2nd grade you need to register them for Sacramental Prep only
  • If your child is in 7th grade, you need to register them for Confirmation 1st Year – Table 1
  • If your child is in 8th grade, you need to register them for Confirmation 2nd Year – Table
  • All Catholic School students are welcome to register for and attend any FF/YM program

Important information for Inter-Generational Families (IFF)

  • If your child is in 2nd grade you also need to register them for Sacramental Prep
  • If your child is in 7th grade, you also need to register them for Confirmation 1st Year – Table 1
  • If your child is in 8th grade, you also need to register them for Confirmation 2nd Year – Table 1

Important information for Families with Student needing sacrament that are not in the traditional grades (2nd or 8th)

  • If your child needs Communion, you also need to register them for Sacramental Prep (2ndh grade or higher only)
  • If your child needs Confirmation and was not in the program last year, you also need to register them for Confirmation 1st Year – Table 1 (8th grade or higher only)
  • If your child needs Confirmation and completed the 1st year of preparation, you also need to register them for Confirmation 2nd Year – Table 1 (9th grade or higher only)

 

After you submit your online registration you will receive 2 separate emails.

  • The 1st one will be from Parish Soft confirming that the submission has been received. This one should arrive very shortly after you have submitted your registration. If you do not receive an email within a day, please contact the Faith Formation Office.
  • The 2nd one will be from Holy Family containing 2 or 3 attachments depending on the grades of the students.
  • The 1st attachment will be the health history form which must be completed for every student.
  • The 2nd attachment will be a PDF version of the FF/YM handbook that will contain all the calendars for the upcoming FF/YM year along with other important information.
  • The 3rd attachment is for 6th grade students and higher only. It is a permission slip that must be completed every year. It is only valid for the current FF/YM calendar year.
  • All of these forms must be completed and returned to the FF/YM office in order to complete the registration and have your child(ren) assigned to a class(es). To ensure you are able to get your 1st choice of classes return these forms promptly by email. You can also drop them off or mail them to the church.

Faith Formation/Youth Ministry tuition for registration are as follows:

1 – $65; 2 – $125; 3 – $180; 4 – $225 student(s) ($225 max.)

Tuition after August 16: 1 – $80; 2 – $150; 3 – $235; 4 – $300 student(s) ($300 max.)

* NOTE if your child is receiving a sacrament (Communion or Confirmation) this school year, an additional Sacramental fee of $65.00 to cover other supplies needed for sacramental prep. (Fee after June 30th $80; August 16th $95) This fee is not waived.

Please provide a copy of the Baptismal certificate; this is needed for all sacramental students.

All Tuition and fees can be paid online using this linkClick Here to “Pay Tuition and Fees”

You can also mail a check or stop by the office to make a payment.

Start Dates and Times for the 2020-2021 FF/YM Calendar Year

Pre-school (3, 4, and K) classes are held during the 10:00AM Mass. The first day will be Sunday, September 20, 2020.

 

Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 will start remotely on September 23 and have grade-specific in-person meeting dates as follows:

The Wednesday traditional Faith Formation Program will be conducted digitally at the time desired by the family.
a.    All Materials are available digitally and will be available as a hard copy for families to pick up at the church.
b.     Digital content will be emailed to the families on a weekly basis.
c.    Once a month grade level night October -December at 4:15 or 6:15pm.
– 1st grade on October 7th, October 28th and December 2nd
-2nd grade on October 14th, November 4th and December 9th
-3rd, 4th and 5th grade on October 21st, November 18th and December 16th

Edge (6-8 grades) and Life Teen (High School) Youth Ministry will be virtual this fall.  Please contact Jenn Barlow for more details. We begin Sunday, September 20, 2020

Confirmation students being confirmed 2021– We will be meeting in our Parish Family Center.  We begin on Sunday, September 27th!


FF-YM Handbook 2020 -2021

Faith Formation Calendars:

Sunday am Calendar 2020-2021      Wednesday Calendars 2020-2021    

IFF Calendar 2020-2021    Sacramental Calendar 2020-2021

Youth Ministry Calendars

Edge Calendar 2020-2021     Confirmation Calendar 2020-2021   

Life Teen Calendar 2020-2021  

 

At this current time the best way to contact the Religious Education team is by email:

  • Deacon John – Pastoral Advisor: deaconjohn@holyfamilyclemmons.com

  • Peggy Schumacher Dir. of FF: peggy@holyfamilyclemmons.com

  • Jenn Barlow – Youth Minister hfym27012@gmail.com

  • Kevin Miller – Youth Minister: kevin@holyfamilyclemmons.com

  • Katie McGuire – Religious Ed. Administrative Assistant: katiem@holyfamilyclemmons.com

How do you know who to contact –

  • Middle and High School – Youth Ministry (Jenn Barlow)
  • Pre-K, Elementary, Sacramental Prep, IFF and Adult Ed.- FF (Peggy or Katie)
  • Confirmation – Deacon John

We are all looking forward to being back together and deepen our faith in the upcoming year. Continued prayers for all of you.

Religious Education Team.