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 Faith Formation

Our children will need the love and strength that is provided by a strong faith life to grow up in today's world. Church teaching makes it very clear that for faith to take root in the heart of a child it takes two important providers.​....The Family and The Parish!

 #1 - The Family

​Our teachings refers to the family as the Domestic Church.  In the family a child grows up observing adults who pray, who celebrate Mass and the Sacraments,  who live Christian lives.  Our Faith Formation office is here to help parents be the best example they can be. (see adult Faith Formation)​

 #2 - The Parish

It is the parish's desire and obligation to provide programs to build on the foundation that the parents are laying.  The parish Faith Formation program strives to provide a deeper understanding and love for Jesus Christ, his Church, Scripture, and Sacraments.

Faith Formation for our children entering Grades 1st through 8th grades is undertaking a new look.  We will now be a hybrid type model -- some with a catechist and some at home.  We are extremely excited to be rolling out this new way to live our faith!

Contact the Faith Formation Office with any questions about this program.​

 2020 - 2021 Calendar & Information

We are currently working out details for how Faith Formation will be handled for the upcoming year.  While the current issues surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic have caused obstacles, we are working with the guidance of the Holy Spirit to develop new, outside-the-box ways to help our youth and families to develop and grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.   
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 Our Catechists

1st Grade -- Miss Tina Mahallick
2nd Grade -- Mrs. Jana Piersol
3rd Grade -- Mrs. Marianne Molnar
4th Grade -- Mr. Michael Adametz
5th Grade -- Mrs. Roseann Bowser
6th Grade -- Mrs. Adelle Slebodnik
7th Grade -- Mrs. Maureen Ruschak
8th Grade --  Mrs. Maureen Ruschak

If you are interested and able to help....please contact Scott Martin, Director of Faith Formation at 724-736-0158 or by email.

 Volunteer Clearance Information

As a reminder, ALL volunteers must have their clearances

 

PA Criminal History Check

    https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

 

Child Abuse History

 https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

 

FBI Affidavit

Contact the Parish Office

 

Mandated Reporter

   https://www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu

 

Code of Pastoral Conduct

   Contact the Parish Office


VIRTUS - Protecting God's Children

www.virtusonline.org