Faith Formation

2020-21 Faith Formation Classes Times & Locations

K-8 Faith Formation

6:30-7:30 p.m. in your respective parish (Garner/Duncan combined), starting Wedneday, September 23rd 2020.


We are very excited to be offering three faith formation opportunities for high school students to “Deepen Their Faith” this year! The expectation is that high school students will attend at least one of the Faith Formation opportunities this year. However, we do encourage students to attend all of them.
Opportunity #1 - High School Bible Study on Wednesday nights from 7- 8:30 p.m. Students will be assigned to a group with two adult mentors.
The schedule will look like this (Starts October 7th):
1st week - Bible study in your local parish with two adult mentors.
2nd week - Bible study in your local parish with two adult mentors.
3rd week - In the Life of the Church in your local parish with two adult mentors.
Large group In the Life of the Church will meet at Duncan led by our priests.
4th week - PAC = Prayer, Adoration, Confession at Duncan.
We will meet during the following months: October, November, February, March, and April. Each month will follow the 4 week plan listed above.
Opportunity #2 - Monthly Sunday night Faith Formation from 6-8 p.m. at St. James in Forest City
September 13th - Back to School Special = Faith & Reason
October 11th - Falling from Grace: Why Stay Catholic Today?
November 15th - Good God! The Gift of Creation
December 13th - Be Happy: The Beatitudes
January 10th - Say What?! The Power & Purpose of Words
February 14th - Love You to Death: Self Sacrificial Love
March 14th - It Be Like That… Forgiveness & Letting Go
April 11th - Do You Hear the People Sing: What’s Happening at Mass (teaching mass)
Wednesday - May 12th - Mother of Mercy! Mary, Queen of Heaven
Opportunity #3: Monthly Prayer Nights on Sunday from 7-8 p.m. at St. James in Forest City. Adults/parents are welcome to attend this opportunity as well.
September 20th - Liturgy of the Hours
October 25th - The Living Rosary
November 22th - Contemplative Prayer
December 20th - Adoration & Reconciliation
January 17th - Novena for Respect Life
February 21th - Lectio Divina
March 21th - Stations of the Cross
April 21th - Wednesday - Tenebrae Experience
Wednesday - May 19th - Chaplet of Divine Mercy
We will also be having a Fall Activity, Lock-In, Bowling, and Senior Farewell Party. We will start distributing information for March for Life in Washington D.C. January 28-31, 2021, Catholic Heart Work Camp in July 2021, Steubenville Rochester in Minnesota July 2021, and NCYC in November 2021. Plus there is Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) for juniors and seniors.
PLEASE GO and REGISTER for Faith Formation by visiting the and click on “Registration” under the Faith Formation tab. We also need you to PAY for your registration after finishing the registration form. Registering will allow them to follow any of the opportunity plans listed.