Our mission is to support the family in building on their child’s relationship with God, to lay a foundation of faith learning in our Catholic tradition, and to nurture their experience of parish life and community. Promotion and encouragement of living our faith through Christian service and justice activities are incorporated into the program.
Sixth graders study and become familiar with the Old Testament and the covenant promise made to Abraham with correlations to our faith tradition. Seventh graders study Jesus in his ministry of building the Kingdom of God and his mission as Redeemer. They also learn the story of Mary’s role in the salvation story. Eighth graders study Church History, with connections to daily life, up to the present day. In addition, eighth graders gain knowledge in the Theology of the Body, which contains St. John Paul II’s teaching on the significance and dignity of humanity, created male and female in the image and likeness of God. It promotes a healthy sense of self and sexuality and emphasizes chastity through a relationship with Jesus Christ. A retreat is also part of the middle school experience each year, enriching prayer, spirituality and sacramentality.
Classes are held on Sunday mornings from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. immediately following 10:00 Mass. The year begins in September and finishes the end of April. We are always looking for volunteers and catechists. If you want to get involved, please call the Office of Faith Formation at 262-628-8143 and ask for Jean Kascht or Dave Liccione or refer to our staff directory for current e-mail addresses.