Middle School

Lighthouse-Grades 5 & 6

Get ready for a new and exciting track for our 5th and 5th graders as part of our BIG WEDNESDAY Sessions.  This hands-on, stations based faith formation ministry will empower our young church to let the Light of our great God shine through their lives and show them the way of discipleship...just like a real Lighthouse! 

What is the Commitment?  Select Wednesdays.  Two Options: 4:00-5:30 pm or 6:00-7:30 pm, as well as a commitment to participate in parish-wide and faith formation yearly events!

Parent Role:  Parents are asked to participate in the Openings and Closings of each BIG WEDNESDAY session in the Church.  Additionally, parents also make a commitment to spend time with their children completing the "GOSPEL WEEKLIES" take-home materials, as these materials are an essential part of the ministry, as well as attend Mass weekly.

A note on registration:

 2019-2020 Faith Formation and Sacramental Preparation registration is offered from May 1-August 15, 2019.

 Please email faithformationteam@ourladyofthepines.org for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Illumin8-Grades 7 & 8

Letting God's light shine through us is a major part of our journey of discipleship with Jesus, so get ready to let the light of Jesus Illumin8 through your very life!  As part of our BIG WEDNESDAY Faith Formation Session, Illumin8 begins and ends with Prayer and Catechesis in the Church with the larger community of formation.  In between, Illumin8 participants embark on unexpected adventures which bring the teachings of the Catholic Church to life through creative and hands-on activities, discussions, and effective teaching methods empowering our young disciples to have the courage to live out their Faith in their everyday life!

What is the commitment?  Select Wednesdays.  Two Options:  4:00-5:30 pm or 6:00-7:30 pm, as well as a commitment to participate in parish-wide and faith formation yearly events.

Parent's Role:  Parents are asked to participate in the Openings and Closings of each BIG WEDNESDAY session in the church.  Additionally, parents also make a commitment to spend time with their children completing the "GOSPEL WEEKLIES" take-home material as these materials are an essential part of the ministry, as well as attend Mass weekly.

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A note on registration:

2019-2020 Faith Formation and Sacramental Preparation registration is offered from May 1-August 15, 2019.

 

Please email faithformationteam@ourladyofthepines.org  for more information.


Confirmation Preparation Ministry - Grades 8-12

"Spirit" is a year of ministry for our young people preparing to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation.  Our dedicated Confirmation team will journey with participants as they prepare their hearts, minds and very souls to receive this Sacrament of Initiation, and prepare to dedicate their life to Jesus Christ as a disciple who is filled with the gifts the Holy Spirit.

What is the Commitment?  Select Wednesday evenings throughout the year, 6-7:30 pm.  Additionally, the youth with the guidance of their parents, commit to dedicate themselves to the "Spirit-at-Home" components of this important year of faith development.  Parents and sponsors play a vital role as they journey with these young people during this time of preparation.  A special Welcome Orientation Session for parent and youth is in August.

For questions about confirmation eligibility, contact Megan Vrooman at MiddleSchool@ourladyofthepines.org

A note on registration:

2019-2020 Faith Formation and Sacramental Preparation registration is offered from May 1-August 15, 2019.

 Please email faithformationteam@ourladyofthepines.org for more information.

 


 

Middle School Fun’n Game Nights occur the 3rd Friday of each month from 7 pm-9 pm.  We meet for a themed night of fun. Previously we have had Ninja and Fear Factor themes. Stay tuned to the bulletin for monthly updates!

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Megan Vrooman
Director of Middle School and Confirmation Ministries 
MiddleSchool@ourladyofthepines.org
719-495-2351 ext.11