Coordinator: Teresa Lovejoy
Contact info: (860) 806-5347, YouthMinicc@yahoo.com
Registration forms were due on June 30. If you have not yet registered and plan to do so, make sure to include the late fee with your registration. Please turn in your registration as soon as possible, so that we can order the correct number of books for the classes. Registration forms are availabe in church and here on the website.
Drop completed Registration forms in the designated basket in church.
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Grades 7 – 10: Walking in Faith
In grades 7 – 10 we strive to have students walk in their faith by adding increasingly more involved service learning activities and social justice projects to the curriculum, thus encouraging students to further develop their Catholic Faith and establish their identity and role within the church and larger community. Topics are elevated to the appropriate level of development so that students have a greater understanding of their faith as teens. Prayer, living as disciples, gratitude, decision making, stewardship, gifts, and how the gospel relates to teens as individuals play large roles in this program. Please see the Course Requirements for grades 7-10 for further information.
Grade 7: We Are One Body
The New Testament and the ministry of Jesus Christ; the precepts of the Catholic Church, Church stances, Recognizing my Gifts and Those of Others, Discipleship, Child Lures Program- Teen and Internet version
Prayers: The Nicene Creed
Grade 8: Christian Living
The History of the Catholic Church; Marks of a True Christian, Moral decision making, the Saints; the Precepts of the Church
Prayers: Act of Contrition and introduction to the Rosary
Grade 9: Making the Connection:
The Holy Spirit, Discipleship, Making Moral Decisions, How Jesus Calls Us to Live, The Gifts and Fruits of the Spirit, 1 Saints Project, pick Confirmation names and sponsors.
Prayers: introduction to the Stations of the Cross
Grade 10: Confirmed in Christ
Gifts and Fruits of the Spirit, My Gifts, Saints and Models for Christian Living, Confirmation Names, Reflection on Service and plan for your future as a practicing adult Catholic , Confirmation Retreat, Confirmation. Click here to download the 2012 Confirmation Packet.
As Confirmation should not be the end of our spiritual learning, it should have accomplished a personal understanding of the basis of Catholicism from other Christian faiths, an understanding of how to pray, an introduction to scripture, basic familiarity with and how to use the bible, understanding of the Sacraments and the Holy Eucharist, and establish an understanding of an appropriate code of behavior.
The ultimate goal of Catholic religious education is to establish within each student a personal relationship with Christ and belief in the Holy Trinity, a connection with the greater world family of Catholics, a strong moral code of behavior, and motivation toward discipleship.
Click here for the 1st half of 2013-2014 CCD Schedule (2nd half of schedule will be available December 2013)
Click here for the 2013-2014 CCD Registration Form Please include late fee when turning in your form, as registration was due on June 30.
September 15, 2013, 5-9 p.m.: Retreat with Brian Mercier at IHOM for 8th Grade and 10th Grade.
Check back here in August for the new schedule!
Click here for the Course Requirements for grades 7-10
Click here for the Confirmation Packet 2013
Click here for the Mass Reflection worksheet, and here for a link to the Archdiocese of Hartford website, where you can find today's Mass readings in the "Resources and Links" drop down menu (the tab on the far right).
Click here for the SERVICE ACTIVITY REFLECTION SHEET
Click here for the Illness and Absentee policy for CCD