Faith Formation Registration Open




Registration is now available for faith formation. Several options will be available including distance learning via books and paper, digital learning and in-person traditional and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd classes.


Distance Learning

Home learning materials will be tailored to the needs of each family and will include a mix of paper and books and digital content. Distance learners using books will be utilize curriculum from Loyola press:

These curriculum are simple, include a bilingual parent guides and allow several children to be taught from the same texts, enabling families to learn together without a lot of preparation.


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS)

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a program of faith formation based on the work Dr. Sofia Cavalletti, a Biblical scholar trained in Catholic theology, and Gianna Gobbi, a Montessori educator.  As with other Montessori education settings, the child in CGS leads their own discovery in faith.  The Good Shepherd Catholic Montessori School in Ohio has a helpful explanation of CGS on their website: https://www.gscmontessori.org/academics/curriculum/catechesis/

Consider also going over to YouTube and watching some video clips about the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd model of faith formation: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=catechesis+of+the+good+shepherd 

Twenty students will be admitted into our Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Classrooms on a first-come-first-served basis.  CGS classes will run from 6:15-7:45 pm on Wednesday nights.

Traditional Faith Formation

The traditional model of faith formation utilizes a school-based systematic learning methodology in small groups.  Most grade levels use workbooks or include a writing or creative expression component.  Our ACC faith formation program will be utilizing resources from Our Sunday Visitor for most classrooms.  Learn more about Our Sunday Visitor curriculum here: https://aliveinchrist.osv.com/aicinfo/overview/parish

Some videos about the Alive in Christ curriculum series can be found: https://aliveinchrist.osv.com/aicinfo/videos/parish

Classes taught in the traditional model of faith formation will be held from 6:15-7:15 pm on Wednesday nights.


Register for Faith Formation online or print and send in a paper form.


After filling out your registration form, sign up for time to meet with Lisa to choose your distance learning or in-person model.

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