2017-18 Youth Faith Formation Registration Info & Forms

Dear Parents:

Welcome to St. Francis of Assisi Parish Youth Faith Formation programs! Whether you are new to our program or are returning for another year, we are glad to welcome you to the Youth Faith Formation family. We strive to offer a quality faith formation program that provides education for your children as well as the opportunity to pray together and form community with the other members of our parish.
Programs offered by the Youth Faith Formation Office:
  • Religious Education for grades K-6 meets from September through April.  There are two sessions available:
                   Wednesday: 4:30-5:45pm
                   Wednesday: 6:15-7:30pm
  • Sunday School for ages 3 & 4 years old and for 5 years old not in kindergarten. They meet October through April.  There is one session available:
               Sunday: 9:30-10:30am
  • Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a Montessori base faith formation program that introduces children ages 3-12 to Liturgy and Scripture stories.   Please see the separate explanation of this unique program.

          CGS Level I is offered on:
                  Wednesday: 4:30-5:45pm
                  Sunday: 9:30-10:30am
                  Sunday: 11:15am-12:15pm     

          CGS Level II is offered on:
                  Wednesday: 4:30-5:45pm
                  Wednesday: 6:15-7:30pm
                  Sunday: 9:30-10:30am.     

         CGS Level III is offered on:
                  Wednesday: 4:30-5:45pm
                   Sunday: 9:30-10:30am.

  • EDGE for 7th & 8th grade youth meets September through April. There are two sessions available:                              
                   Wednesday: 4:30-5:45pm
                   Wednesday: 6:15-7:30pm.
To register, start by printing off the Registration Checklist, which will show you what you need to do. All forms needed to register for the Youth Faith Formation programs are available by clicking the links below. Early bird tuition is due in full with completed registration forms by May 12, 2017 for all returning families.  After May 12, a $20.00 service fee will be charged.  Families new to St. Francis Youth Faith Formation and families with children in Sunday School will not be charged the service fee.  All tuition due is payable to St. Francis of Assisi.

2017-18 Youth Faith Formation Tuition

Wednesday Programs

  • $121.00 for one child
  • $242.00 for two children
  • $305.00 for three or more children

Sunday Programs

  • $72.00 for one child
  • $144.00 for two children
  • $1.80 for three or more children


As an added incentive to get your registration done early, all families who have their forms and tuition turned in by Mary 12 will be eligible for a drawing for FREE TUITION for 2017-18.  So download those forms and get them to the Youth Faith Formation Office now!

No one is ever denied youth faith formation due to financial hardship. Please contact Christen Cota, DRE, to discuss options. Tuition is due with registration.

Thank you for registering for the Youth Faith Formation programs at St. Francis of Assisi. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
Christen R. Cota, DRE
(515) 440-1030 ext. 156