Grade 7: Using the Sadlier We Live Our Faith series, students will spend the year discovering more about who Jesus really is and how we are called to live as the Body of Christ. Topics will include the message and purpose of Jesus’ calling, how the Sacraments make Christ alive for us today, and how we are called to live the Church’s mission given by Christ.
Grade 8: Using the Sadlier We Live Our Faith series, students will discuss what it means to be Catholic and how we can nourish that faith through our choices and relations with others. They will look to our ancestors in faith and our Christian heritage for clues on how the Church’s heritage can give us hope today.
Grades 9-10- will be utilizing catechesis from St. Mary’s Press Living in Christ series, a comprehensive and engaging curriculum that explores the revelations of God’s love through Scripture, God’s love made visible in the coming of Jesus Christ, Christ’s mission of Salvation through the Pascal Mystery, and how Christ is alive today in and through His Church. In an effort to build personal and lasting relationship with Jesus Christ, this series will help students to be aware of how Christ is present and real to us on a daily basis.
Grade 11: Confirmation students will be preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, using Ascension Press’ Chosen series. Accompanying that curriculum will be an assortment of resources from Dynamic Catholic’s Decision Point, The Catholic Faith Handbook from St. Mary Press, and Ascension Press’ Alteration series.
The Chosen series catechizes and challenges teens to fully embrace a life in Christ. The students will be equipped to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, be called to a personal encounter with Jesus Christ, come to see what sets the Catholic Church apart, be inspired to an appreciation of the Sacraments, and learn from the examples of the saints.
Other components of the Confirmation program include service, participation in Liturgy, and a day retreat to further prepare them for life as a disciple of Jesus Christ.