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Family & Youth Faith Formation

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The Parish Faith Formation Program ministers to all children and teenagers in order to help them develop a strong and lasting relationship with God. We offer a variety of programming for kids and teens of all ages, to learn more visit our registration page HERE.
Programs are offered weekly (September ~ May) for Preschoolers through Grade 12.

Home Based Program is an optional home study program with monthly Family Gatherings. For more information contact Amy Buttarazzi at abuttarazzi@sjpray.org

Children with Special Needs ~ We welcome all of God’s children to learn about how much God loves them. If your child has a developmental disability that keeps him or her from participating in any of our programs please contact us.

A Nursery for children 6 months to age 4 is provided year-round during the Sunday 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Masses. The Nursery is located in the Children’s chapel below the sanctuary. Look for signs that lead to the entrance of the school courtyard.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word
We offer two types of CLOW (Children’s Liturgy of the Word). The traditional CLOW is available during Mass on Saturday (4:00 p.m.) and Sunday (12 noon). CLOW Extreme (more contemporary) is available during Mass on Sunday (9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.) Children ages 4 to 10 years old go to the children’s chapel with volunteer catechists who will read and discuss the Gospel reading in an age-appropriate lesson. The children return to their families at the time of the collection. During the summer months, this program is offered at the 4:00 p.m. Saturday and 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday Masses only.

For more information contact:
Amy Buttarazzi, Director of Family Ministry
abuttarazzi@sjpray.org

Please Note: If you are interested in getting involved and serving in one of kids or youth programming please contact us. If you serve and have children enrolled the fee is waived.