Kindergarten through 8th Grade Religious Formation Programs

NEW Curriculum Information:

All K-8th grade children will have the opportunity to use the new Religion Room that was designed to learn and encounter Jesus with hands-on activities, stories from the Bible, Saints Corner, the Mysteries of the Rosary, the Eucharist, Baptism, Liturgical Calendar and Prayer.
K-1 Grades:  New religion program for Kindergarten – 1st grade children starting this fall called Catholic ABC’S by Catholic Icing.  This is a new program that will help young children embrace the faith at an early age.  They will learn hands-on skills to help form the foundations of the Catholic faith.
2-5 Grades:  Sophia Press InstituteWalking With Jesus curriculum is designed to teach children to understand the Mystery of Jesus Christ as each grade level is structured around the liturgical calendar ensuring students that they are learning what the Church has to teach them.”  More curriculum info:
6-8 Grades:  CONNECT!  Bringing Faith to Life by Saint Mary’s Press and is a combined 3-year program.  The Connect program offers a comprehensive overview of the Catholic Faith that is correlated with the four parts, or pillars, of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  These pillars are: (1)  The Profession of Faith, (2) The Celebration of the Christian Mystery, (3) Life in Christ, and (4) Christian Prayer.
Middle school (6th – 8th grade) is centered around the challenge in Sacred Scripture found in the Letter to Timothy, “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity.”  (1 Timothy 4:12).
All K-8th Grades meet on Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Students will meet in their classrooms two times a month.  There will be a Family Event on an additional Wednesday for everyone to attend.
To register, please fill out and return the registration and health forms located under IMPORTANT FORMS.  Contact Jen Nelson, Director of Religious Education for more information or questions at or 989-224-8537.
Important forms
For Confirmation, please see the Confirmation page.