Children’s Faith Formation

First Holy Communion and Confirmation Education

 

First Holy Communion – 2 year process


  • Prep 1 – Parents attend 5 Parent Enrichment classes; and parent with child attend class once a month from October to April.
  • Prep 2 – Parent and Child Classes once a month from October to April
  • Although we expect that your family attends Mass weekly, once a month please put a coupon in the basket outside the church doors in the lobby.

Grade Prep 3, 4, and 5

  • Arranged on Monday or Wednesday from 4:30-5:45 and 6:30-7:45 according to public school.

Level 3 and Level 4:

  • Curriculum includes introduction to church, study of sacraments
  • The holy Trinity, the rosary and liturgical calendar, traditional
  • Prayers such as Hail Mary, Our Father, the saints, and morality
  • Including sin, 10 commandments, corporal works of mercy

Level 5:

  • Morality emphasis and reception of the Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Sacrament of reconciliation by students and parents
  • In-depth review of reconciliation, conscience, making good moral choices, original sin, free will, beatitudes, scripture study

 

Confirmation


  • For students in Prep 6, Prep 7 & Prep 8
  • Parent and student gather for monthly workshops for doctrinal Instruction, discussion, prayer and experiential component
  • Each child will commit to putting their God-given Faith Into Action (F.I.A) here at OLOG and in the larger community
  • Mass attendance with monthly scripture reflection
  • Two Independent workbooks to be completed in each grade. One is due in January and the other in April

 

Faith Formation Office (631) 661-9353
First Holy Communion Prep 1 & Prep 2
(Grades 1, 2 & older)
Sacrament Prep 3, Prep 4, & Prep 5
(Grade levels 3, 4 & 5)
Confirmation program
Confirmation Prep 6, Prep 7 & Prep 8
(Grade levels 6, 7 & 8)
Margaret Harnisch, Director of Ministry with Children and Families: mharnisch@ourladyofgrace.net

Mary Ellen Kunis — Special Education
Jo-Ann Colletti — Teen Faith Formation
MaryAnn Lyons, Karen Butterick, Maria Fischer – Faith Formation Secretaries
>>  Faith Formation Hours: 9am to 6pm Monday through Thursday, 9am to 4pm Fridays and Saturdays when classes are in session. Outside of these hours, call for more information.