Faith Formation 2017 -2018

K-10th Grade and Confirmation class



St.  Patrick's Faith Formation Mission Statement  

St. Patrick's Parish Community will provide a safe environment for people to grow in faith and build relationships in a community guided by the teachings of the Catholic Church.  The entire parish is needed in carrying out this mission.    

St. Patrick's Faith Formation Program Goals:

  • To empower people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.
  • To draw people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
  • To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each person. 

General Guidelines:

  • All students must have a copy of their Baptismal Certificates on file with the Religious Education office.
  • Confirmation students must also have copies of their Baptism on file with the Religious Education office.

More information can be found in our Parish Handbook.


Registration and other resources




Kindergarten - 6th

Kindergarten through 6th grade meet Wednesday evening  from 6:00 p. m. - 7:15 p. m.  Classes begin in September and continue through April. We offer the Be my Disciples series.   Be my Disciples series is a comprehensive catechetical series for grades one through sixth.  The innovative series leads Catholic children and their families to:

  • grow in their conversion to Jesus Christ
  • develop the habits of discipleship
  • decide each day to choose life in Christ
  • live as active, committed members of the Catholic Church.

Middle School

Middle School


7th and 8th grade meet Wednesday evening  from 6:00 p. m. - 7:15 p. m.  Classes begin in September and continue through April.  We offer the Discovering Program-"Being Catholic." This Discovering Program series is a comprehensive catechetical series for 7th grade. 

The innovative series leads Catholic children and their families to:

  • provides students with an opportunity to reflect on, the ways in which the church has helped to shape their personal identity.
  • offers students an opportunity to identify and clarify the essential carriers of Catholic Identity
  • helps students experience a fuller sense of participation in the Catholic community

The second part of the year will be dedicated to "Theology of the Body, Middle-School Edition."

Parent meeting will be scheduled. Please check bulletin for date or website calendar for date.


High School

9th, 10th grade and Confirmation Class meet Wednesday evening from 7:30 p. m. - 9:00 p. m.  Classes begin in September and continue through April.

We offer "The Ministry Resource Manuals Series".  The 9th grade class utilizes the "Ministry Resource for Evangelization".  This resource offers faith communities tools and program resources to evangelize outh.  It offers practical strategies and ideas for outreach to young people  and contains 12 gathered sessions to share the Good News.  It also includes a retreat to engage young people in becoming or cintinuing as Jesus' disciples.

The 10th grade class uses the "Ministry Resource for Pastoral Care and Justice & Service".  At the heart of this resource, there are 12 sessions designed to equip young people with the tools needed to celebrate their holy goodness and navigate some of life's difficult issues.  The topics of the sessions include recognizing the goodness in oneself and others, building and maintaining relationships, dealing with tough times, and preparing for the futures.  The last section of the manual comprises strategies for doing the ongoing work of pastoral care.

Confirmation Preparation class is using Creating a Christian Lifestyle", St. Mary's Press. 




















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Director of Religous Education K-9th
Joan Falcon
(308) 254-2828

Confirmation: Pat Mertz
or go here for more info on clasess and
here for mentor info

Class times: 
K-8th Grades
 Weds. 6:00-7:15 p. m.

9th-Confirmation class
Weds. 7:30-9:00 p. m. except for the last Weds. of every month

at St. Patrick's Parish Center

Xtreme Faith Choir

7:30-8:30 p. m.
Last Wednesday of every month
or TBA
at St. Patrick's ChurchChoir Director:  Brenda Smith




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