Religious Formation 6pm - Grades 11 & 12
September 3rd - April 29th, 2018
The 6pm Session of Religious Formation is available for 11th and 12th grades.
Participation and attendance to youth conferences, retreats and other events, as well as involvement in other ministries are highly encouraged to be truly immersed in youth faith formation.
February 25th - April 29th, 2018
Our Sacramental Preparation program for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist is for children in 2nd grade or if your child is older and has not received the sacraments.
The program consists of two parent/child sessions for First Reconciliation and two parent/child sessions for First Eucharist.
*Children are required to be attending Religious Formation for the full year or be attending Catholic school in addition to the Sacramental Preparation program to be eligible to receive the sacraments.
*The parent/child must participate in full program to receive First Eucharist, i.e. you must do the First Reconciliation preparation.
*We must receive a copy of your child's baptism certificate by October 1st if they were not baptized at St. Mark.
*First Reconciliation will take place on March 17 at 10am.
*First Eucharist will take place on May 6 at 1pm Mass.
One Bread, One Cup 2018
June 20th - June 25th, 2018
"One Bread, One Cup" offered by St. Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana is a five-day liturgical leadership conference. The conference is focused on the Word, Sacrament and Mission of the Roman Catholic Church. It is open for those who have completed ninth, tenth or eleventh grade and are practicing Catholic. The conference offers community building, leadership development, catechesis, liturgical and spiritual formation, and theological reflection. There are opportunities for personal prayer and contemplation, liturgical prayer, charity and action, and vocational discernment while living and actively participating in an intentional Christian community.
St. Paul McKee Work Camp 2018
July 7th - July 14th, 2018
Open to: Rising 7th – 12th graders (youth) and College students (Jr chaperone)
Place: St. Paul Catholic Mission Church, McKee, KY; 606-287-7601
When: July 7 to July 14, 2018 (Saturday to Saturday)
Cost: $500 per youth; $250 per Jr chaperone. There will be some incidental costs: lunch driving both ways; Triple R Cowboy Up for Jesus merchandise; etc.
Early Bird Registration: Register by January 28 with $50 deposit to save your space and receive a $50 discount (discount for youth participant only)
Non-refundable Deposit of $50 is due by January 31, 2018 or until trip is full;
2nd Payment of 50% of balance** due by March 1, 2018; $75 for Jr chaperone.
3rd Payment of remaining balance** due by April 8, 2018; $75 for Jr chaperone.
*Please note refunds cannot be issued after May 1, 2018.
**Balance due is contingent upon youth participant’s partaking in fundraisers