Children's Faith Formation (English)


Screenshot 2023 01 11 111845Faith Formation ministry is devoted to helping Saint John Vianney's families become stonger in their faith so every member of the family becomes a disciple. Our goal is to renew every home into a Christ centered domestic church.

We offer:

  • Family Religious Education
  • Sacramental Preparation Eucharist
  • Sacramental Preparation Confirmation
  • OCIA, Order of Christian Initiation for Adults
  • Children's Liturgy of the Word

Please contact our coordinator if you are interested in joining our Faith Formation Program:

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Veronica Zeller

Faith Formation Coordinator

Office Hours Monday-Thursday 11AM to 3PM or by appointment


Family Religious Education


Registrations for next year will open on June 2023.

  • Open to all children in grades 1st-6th.
  • Parents or grandparents are welcome to lead formation at home.
  • Hybrid program: three home lessons every month and 2 in person at church.
  • English classes meet in person 2 Tuesdays a month. 
  • Spanish classes meet 2 Wednesdays a month.
  • Home lessons must be completed at home every month.

Click here for Registration form

Order of Christian Initiation


Order of Christian Initiation for Adults OCIA (Adapted for Children) (Previously known as RCIA)

  • For children 7 years or older interested in becoming Catholic.
  • All three Sacraments of Initiation will be received.
  • At least one year of Family Religious Education is required.
  • One-year program
  • Currently English classes meet on Tuesdays and Spanish classes on Thursdays.
  • Next year 23-24 all OCIA classes will meet on Thursday nights.

Children's Liturgy of the Word

  • BooksSunday Mass 10 AM
  • For children between the ages of 4-9
  • No registration required
  • Children will join at the end of opening prayers
  • Will return before the Eucharistic prayer

Sacramental Preparation Eucharist

  • EucharistOpen to children in grades 2nd-6th
  • Must have completed at least one year of Family Religious Education
  • One-Year Program
  • First Semester: Reconciliation
  • Second Semester: First Eucharist
  • Children will meet twice a month in person
  • Tuesdays English classes
  • Wednesday Spanish classes  

Confirmation Program

  • A two-year program
  • Must have received 1st Eucharist before entering this program.Holy Spirit Reduced Half
  • All youth grade 7th or higher are welcome.
  • 1st year meets on Thursdays.
  • 2nd year meets on Tuesdays.
  • Next school year 23-24 both classes will meet on Thursdays.
  • Volunteer hours required in both years.
Click to download Confirmation Sponsor registration form

Calendars 2022-2023