Youth Formation & Adult Education


YOUTH FORMATION: Fall 2020 faith formation classes will be remote using a variety of resources to provide the greatest amount of support to keep families engaged in their faith. 


Our Faith Formation Programs: Click on the classes below to learn more and to see 2020-2021 Calendars:

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS)
CGS level I: Prek-K
CGS level II:
1st and 3rd
CGS level III: 4th, 5th, and 6th  10:15 - 11:30 am (weekly)

First Reconciliation / First Communion 2nd grade 10:15 -11:30 am (weekly)

Confirmation 8th grade 10:15 – 11:30 am  (2 Sun./mo)

Pre-Confirmation 7th grade  10:15 – 11:30 am  (2 Sun./mo)

Home Study Catechesis 1st – 7th grades (not 2nd grade, must attend Sunday 2nd grade class)

Whole Family 1st grade and up  10:15 – 11:15 am (once monthly)

Youth Service Opportunities For questions about these service opportunities contact Cathy Chiappetta, Faith Formation Director. Watch this Video of Teen Serve Week

Catholic Social Teaching See this page for Deacon Clarke Cochran's presentations. We are called to reach out and to build relationships of love and justice for the common good.

The Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice is an annual gathering for members of the Ignatian family (Jesuit institutions and larger church) to come together in the context of social justice and solidarity to learn, reflect, pray, network, and advocate together. Read more here #IFTJ  St Peter Deacon Clarke Cochran will present on October 25 “What's at Stake in Health Care Reform?" at 5:00 PM ET. Register for the Teach-In here. This year, the Teach-In is more than a weekend-long conference; we have expanded to a full week of programming plus a 9-month opportunity for members of the Ignatian family to connect


NEW! Free Seminar on Spiritual Direction A Spiritual Journey Oct. 20 or Oct. 27 

Catholic Social Teaching See this page for Deacon Clarke Cochran's presentations. We are called to reach out and to build relationships of love and justice for the common good.

RCIA The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) -informs you in Scripture and Catholic tradition, and assists you in considering the Church as a faith community for yourself.

Bible Study We meet every other Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm to give working persons an opportunity to participate. Our topic is Exodus. We will follow the journey of God’s people begun in Genesis. Here, we find them slaves in Egypt. But God has not abandoned them. How will God call them, lead them, and respond to their failures? The Exodus of God’s people highlights themes of continuing importance: Liberation, Covenant, and Worship.  To receive notes, outlines, and sign-in information, please contact Deacon Clarke  Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm, beginning September 2, via Zoom.


A Guide to Ignatian Spirituality programs - OPEN HERE to find what's right for you

See this page for specific Ignatian program information



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The Kennedy Lecture is an annual event that is the gift of Thomas and Richard Kennedy, in memory of their parents, Keith and Joan Kennedy. This series aims to challenge us and to stimulate thinking by engaging prominent persons in the field of religion and ethics.  In January 2021, Joan Rosenhauer, Executive Director of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, has been invited to speak. The 2020 Kennedy Lecture featured Thomas Massaro, S.J.,a Professor of Moral Theology at Fordham University speaking on Pope Francis' call to an integral ecology and a creation-centered spirituality.