Faith Formation Committee
Committee Member - works within the committee seeking to respond to and coordinate the parish initiatives in faith development and lifelong education by assessing and evaluating current efforts and assisting staff to develop new initiatives. Faith Formation is one of 9 Standing Committees which meet once each month and send a voting representative to the Pastoral Council.
Opportunities to Build Your Faith with others:
Building Faith - Faith Education
Catechist - leads Formation and Education break out sessions with grade school students in Pre-k-5th grade, Jr. High, and Sr. High. Training is available, so commitment, respect for children and love of God, is the criteria along with being 21 years of age or older.
Catechist Aide - assists the Catechist is helping children during the session. Adults and teens are welcome.
Children's Liturgy of the Word
Presider - leads children up to 5th grade in praying and reading Scripture, and helping them to understand God’s Word and apply it to their lives (9:30 Mass on Sundays throughout the year).
Monitor - helps presider as requested during Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Monitors are usually adults or youth older than 5th grade.
Baptism Prep Team Member - is an individual or couple willing to work in teams to provide Baptism preparation for parents of newborn children. Duties include scheduling Baptisms, as well as assisting with Baptisms when needed. Team members need not be parents.
Confirmation Team Member - is a volunteer who works on the team preparing youth to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Since SEAS is a Restored Order community, this team works closely with the Eucharist Team.
Eucharist Team Member - is a volunteer who works on the team preparing youth to receive the Sacrament of First Eucharist. .
Reconciliation Team Member - is a volunteer who works on the team preparing youth for celebration of the sacrament of Reconciliation.
Marriage Prep Team Members - is composed of married couples willing to wrk as a team to provide preparation (Pre-Cana) for engaged couples preparing for marriage.
RCIA Team Member - offers spiritual guidance and instruction to adults and children through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, primarily working with those who are unbaptized or uncatechized in their journey to become Catholic.