Are you looking to grow in your faith and spiritual life?

Do you need a way to get involved in our parish? Then consider becoming a religious education volunteer catechist or aide! Catechists and aides are people who love their Catholic faith, can work with children, and are willing to dedicate a few hours each week to their faith formation.

We are currently in need of the following volunteer positions for the 2020-2021 Religious Education calendar:

Sunday (9:30am-10:45 am)

PK/K Catechist aide

FCP1 Catechist

FCP1 Catechist Aide

FCP2 Catechist

FCP2 Catechist Aide

3rd Grade Catechist

3rd Grade Catechist aide

4th Grade Catechist

4th Grade Catechist Aide

5th Grade Catechist

5th Grade Catechist aide

Hall Monitors


Wednesday (5:30-6:30 pm)

PK/K Catechist aide

PK/K Catechist aide

3rd Grade Catechist

3rd Grade Catechist aide

Hall Monitors

All volunteers MUST have completed all 3 steps of  VIRTUS and MUST attend the Faith Formation Catechetical Evening on August 22, 2020, from 5-9 pm.

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Please prayerfully consider helping with our Youth Catechesis programs next year.  Things will be a little different as all of our programs except PK/K will be available online so it will be extremely important for catechists to keep in touch with all students whether in-person or online.

Classes will begin September 13 (Sunday)/16 (Wednesday). Registration information will go out on July 1 for the coming year. Registration will also be available online starting July 1. Registration will be first come first serve with limited seats and the option to attend in-person (until seats are full) and online. Scholarships are available.

Please send an email to Allie Enos at if your interested in volunteering for one of these positions.

Thanks, and God bless.