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Faith Formation & Religious Education

Parish Pastoral Associate                Administrative Assistant 
Lori Mascia                                        Brad Jasko
440-449-4242 extension 119             440-449-4242 extension 122 
lmascia.stclare@att.net                     faithform.stclare@att.net
 

Join us for our annual Lenten Family Night, Drawn to the Cross

Saturday, February 25th., 5:30-7:30pm in the Academy Gym

A fun evening for families of ALL ages to come together and prepare for this holy season. We have a prayer service, pizza, movie, and family activities to learn more about our faith and deepen our personal relationship with the Lord throughout Lent. We encourage grandparents, single friends, teenagers and neighbors to join your family for this special evening. BRING A SNACK TO SHARE.

Click here for a registration form or RSVP the names of all those attending with the ages of children by Friday, February 24th, to Lori Mascia at 440-449-4242 Ext. 119 or lmascia.stclare@att.net

 

 

Mark your calendars for our annual Vacation Bible School

June 12-16th, 9am-Noon

 

Click here to download a printable version of our February Calendar

Start preparing for Sunday today;

Jesus said to his disciples:
"Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets.
I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.

Matthew 5:17 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/021223.cfm

 

Pope Francis established Sunday of the Word of God on the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time devoted to the celebration, study & dissemination of the Word of God. He is inviting ALL Catholics across the world to deepen their appreciation, love & faithful witness to God & his Word. See the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Resources on Sunday of the Word of God.

Click here for a list to find new ways to include The Word of God in your daily life

 

Click here for info on 40 Days for Life, February 22nd - April 9th

Click here for activities & coloring pages to download from Holy Heroes

9 Days for Life, Jan. 19-27: Click here for daily prayers, reflections and resources

Click here for Pro-Life prayers, novenas, blessings and more from the USCCB

 

Join us for Eucharistic Adoration on Wednesday, 9am-5pm, & discern how you can best do His work as beloved sons & daughters of the LORD.

 

It is at this exact moment that our faith is most needed! Jesus is waiting for you to spend time with him – schedule some time this week in Eucharistic Adoration; Jesus is waiting for you!

Pax et bonum! (peace & goodness)

Lori Mascia, Parish Pastoral Associate

Director of Faith Formation & Religious Education

 

 

Children in Saint Clare Faith Formation are learning about Eucharistic Adoration: when they behold Jesus they are held by Him!

Eucharistic Revival Resources:

- List of Online Resources

- K to 2 Handout with Reflection - Pflaum Publishing

- Grades 3 to 9 Handout with Reflection - Pflaum Publishing

Click here for Adoration with Kids Printables from Look to Him and be Radiant

 

We give thanks for all those in Faith Formation here at the Church of St. Clare
and pray for God's continued blessing and protection for our children, families and catechists!
 
 

The family is the fundamental cell of society,
where we learn to live with others despite our differ­ences and to belong to one another;
it is also the place where parents pass on the faith to their children.”
 Evangellii Gaudium (Joy of the Gospel) #66. Pope Francis.

Click here for Summer Registration Parent Letter

 

Register NOW for 2022-2023

 
Elementary & Jr High PSR - click here:

 

The definitive aim of catechesis is to put people not only in touch,

but in communion, in intimacy, with Jesus Christ.

~ Pope Saint John Paul II, Catechesis in our Time, Catechesi Tradendae, 5

2022-2023 Faith Formation Forms

2022-2023  Calendars

Elementary & Jr High PSR Registration Form

Guidelines for In Person PSR 

Pick Up Authorization Forms

Parent Child Faith Formation Covenant

Jr High Christian Behavior Contract

Adult Special Education

Elementary PSR Calendar     Pre-K through 6th Grade

Jr. High PSR Calendar

Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Unit Calendar 2022-2023

Faith Formation Calendar

Adult Special Education

 
 
Faith Formation PSR
Grades Pre-K to 6 
Saturdays, 9-10:15am
Jr .High Confirmation Prep
Tuesday, 7:15-8:30pm

Volunteer Opportunity

Calling All Disciples!

Catechesis from Greek means to “echo” our faith. Please join us in praying for our catechists and pray for those who God is calling to join us in this ministry. “Jesus did not call volunteers to do a job but he called disciples to answer God’s call of service to God and the Church” (Pope Francis, Symposium on Catechesis, July 2017). Do you feel called to join our faith formation team? If so, please contact Lori Mascia lmascia.stclare@att.net

 

 

On August 11th we celebrated our patroness, Saint Clare 

For more on Clare see: https://franciscanmedia.org/saint-clare-of-assisi/

Or watch Clare and Francis filmed on location https://watch.formed.org/clare-and-francis FREE on FORMED for St. Clare parishioners

Click here for a picture of the complete stained glass window designed and executed by Douglas Phillips and here for its description researched by Reverend John Valencheck

Use pamphlet sent home with faith formation children or Click here for Divine Mercy Chaplet Novena Pamphlet

Click here to sign up for daily email reminders from Pray More Novenas

 

 

 
       

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