Faith Formation Volunteers Information

 Volunteer Resources

Basic Information: Click here for a PDF with information about

  • Volunteer Job Descriptions & Guidelines
  • First Day of Class Information
  • Ascension Faith Formation Program Outline
  • Sample Lesson Planning Guide
  • List of Resources for Planning
  • Ideas of Ice Breakers, Games & Classroom Activities


Advent Links

Lent/Triuduum Links



The 1% Challenge

Classroom Resources for discussion about Sunday Readings:

Sunday Connection from Loyola Press

Sadlier Connect (Click "This Week's Liturgy" once on the page)

Sunday Readings from the Children's Lectionary (from Pflaum)


Ministry Formation Conference -DISCIPLES OF MERCY! -  September 17, 2016

Click here for more information about the day!

Check the conference website, choose your workshops, fill out this registration form and return it to Betsy ASAP!


Mother Teresa Resources

Biography from Loyola Kid's Book of Heros

Catechist Resource from Loyola Press - Hearts to Love and Hands to Serve

Resource page from Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Web Resources You May Find Helpful

First Day of Classes Ideas:

All About You Activities for the First Day of School



Sadlier Connect (web-site of our publisher Sadlier which has more activities and information for each of the grade levels)

  • Click on “Let’s Go” in the purple “Sadlier Religion Resources” box. You will be given a list of all of the resources.
  • For grade level specific information, click on the “We Believe Catholic Identity” button. – specifically mentioned for their information about the saints and stories about them for kids but it also has a diversity of resources (RCL Benziger publisher) -- seasonal worksheets available by clicking here



Other Helps (resource articles that are helpful, especially “Youth Update” newsletters) (to create crossword puzzles, word searches, etc) (to create crossword puzzles, word searches, etc) (contains worksheets for each Sunday with blanks to have the kids fill out  information about the readings) (ideas for crafts and activities)

Pope Francis 5 Finger Prayer