Together in Spirit

Faith Formation Grades 9 & 10

Faith Formation Grades 9 & 10 contact is Scott Frieler at (651) 784-3015 x 104 or at [email protected]

Discipleship Training is a two-year Confirmation preparation Process at St. Joseph of the Lakes which Candidates can begin in 9th grade.

Year 1 Discipleship Training: may begin as early as 9th grade with young people who have participated in Faith Formation or attended Catholic School. Year1 Discipleship Training focuses on Confirmation through the person of Jesus and his Call to Mercy. Year 1 will include One day retreat at St Joseph of the Lakes along with monthly in person sessions. Year 1 Discipleship Training Candidates will also complete, “Called to Mercy” an online Confirmation program as part of their formation.

Year 2 Discipleship Training: Orientation occurs in the spring for individuals who have completed Year 1. Year 2 Discipleship Training focuses on integrating our knowledge of the faith into being Disciples of Jesus Christ in our world. Year 2 includes 10 in-person sessions in the fall or spring, Service Learning, Liturgy Training, Mentor Journal, Lifelong Faith Learning opportunities, and a Confirmation Retreat. At the Completion of Year 2 Confirmation, youth will have the opportunity to Confirmed in the Catholic Church.

Faith Formation sessions for Confirmation Year Two (Typically 10th grade) meet on Sundays at 6:45pm to 8pm.

Faith Formation Tuition Fees: Now through September 1st 2021

7th through 10th grade = $100 per child

Family Max = $260

Children in 9th/10th Grade or any Grade seeking a sacrament add $50 for Sacramental Retreat Fee (does not count toward Family Max rate)