Faith Formation

Children's Pre K- Confirmation II Faith Formation

September 2019: All Faith Formation students, families, catechists and volunteers will open with a Parent Orientation Meeting on Tuesday, 17 September 2019 at 6:30 PM in the church hall.  A syllabus/calendar will be distributed during the meeting along with information about parent involvement to the Faith Formation program.  Classes will begin Sunday, 22 September 2019.  Grades 1-5, are scheduled at 9:45- 10:45 AM; Pre - Kindergarten during the 11:00 AM Mass, Grades 6-Confirmation I & II – 5:45-7:00 PM. All classes are held on the church premises.

If you have not received a registration form in the mail, please call the rectory office as soon as you can to register your son/ daughter. Our mission is to assist all parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes in formation and promote a life of faith and service to others.

Catechists and confirmed teens are welcomed and needed to help share their faith for our wonderful Faith Formation program starting the month of September 2019—May 2020. Please consider this a wonderful opportunity to encourage students to know and become closer to Jesus Christ!

Our Lady of Lourdes Church offers Faith Formation classes for children in grades Pre - K through Confirmation II.  Children should attend classes every year in order to develop a strong faith foundation. To facilitate those who move into the area, registrations are open year round.

First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion:

The Sacrament of First Reconciliation will be on Saturday, 29 February at 11:00 AM and First Holy Communion will be Saturday, 9 May 2020 at 10:00 AMRehearsal for First Holy Communion is scheduled for Friday, 8 May 2020 at 6:30 PM.  The Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion are celebrated in Second Year Sacramental.  However, First Year Sacramental Class is a prerequisite to entering second grade Faith Formation Class and sacramental preparation.

**First Holy Communion Retreat was cancelled due to COVID-19.  Information for a retreat was given through email to be done at home.**

**First Holy Communion Rehearsal & Ceremony has been postponed until a later date due to COVID-19.**

Sacrament of Confirmation

Confirmation is one of the three sacraments of initiation. The Faith Formation Classes which help prepare for this process are offered during Confirmation I & II. The process is our opportunity to help candidates to form strong life-long habits in the life of Christ.

We are delighted to announce the Sacrament of Confirmation is scheduled for Saturday, 30 May 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Cathedral of St. Patrick.  Rehearsal will be scheduled on Friday, 29 May 2020 here at Our Lady of Lourdes at 6:30 PM. Candidates and sponsors are required to attend.

Any questions - Contact:  Mrs. Josephine Cometa at 860-464-7251 

At this time - Sacrament of Confirmation is scheduled for date above but with the understanding that it may be postponed at a later date.  More information to come by the middle of May 2020.