"Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise. Give thanks to him, bless his name." --Psalm 100:4

Elementary Faith Formation

Grade level: 1 - 5

Times and Dates: Sessions meet on Wednesdays evenings at 6:00-7:15 PM from Late September through the first week of May (see the Faith Formation Calendar).


This program, which is held in the St Anne School and Parish Center, is taught by two adult volunteer catechists per grade. All grades use the Our Sunday Visitor Christ Alive curriculum. This text features a unique scope and sequence that integrates the seven major themes of Catechesis: Creation, God, Jesus Christ, the Church, Christian Morality, the Sacraments and Salvation History.  Children pray together, participate in service projects and form new friendships. They are also exposed to the rituals and traditions unique to our Catholic faith.

 We ask that each student be brought to the classroom and picked up after class by a parent/ designated adult or older sibling.  DO NOT leave your child in the classroom or hallway if a catechist is not present.

 Parent Commitment:

  • Regular participation at weekend liturgy is a central element of this program and our Catholic Faith.
  • Encourage at home prayer with your family
  • Stay current with your child’s classroom activities.
  • Support your child’s catechist as a substitute or with other classroom assistance.

Parent Student Handbook and Behavior Contract

 Contact Person: Emily Sunderman [email protected]  507-665-3811 ext. 114