Faith Formation: Important Announcements

CCD and Confirmation

Important dates and activities throughout the school year, will be published on this page, in the parish bulletin, and announced at church.

PLEASE CHECK YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR ACTIVITIES SPECIFIC TO THEIR GRADE LEVEL SUCH AS SPECIAL LITURGIES, RETREATS,  RECOLLECTIONS OR SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION REHEARSALS . Thank you!

 

2018 FAITH FORMATION PROGRAM CANNED GOOD DRIVE
September 27 through October 18, 2018. Thank you for your generosity!


NO CLASSES ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

November 17 (Sat) Mandated cancellation of classes due to unhealthy air quality
November 22 (Thu) Happy Thanksgiving!
November 24 (Sat) Thanksgiving Weekend
December 1 (Sat) Catechist Faith Formation Workshops, Santa Clara Convention Ctr
December 20 (Thu) No CCD Classes. Please see Gr 3 (CCD) & 1st Yr Confirmation Simbang Gabi Schedule below
December 22 (Sat) No CCD Classes. Please see Gr 5 (CCD) Simbang Gabi Schedule below
December 23 (Sun)

Please see Gr 6 (CCD) Simbang Gabi Schedule below

Christmas Break Begins.
CLASSES RESUME:  Wed, Jan 9, Thu, Jan 10 & Sat, Jan 12

March 21 (Thu) Catechist Faith Formation Workshops, Anaheim, CA
March 23 (Sat) Catechist Faith Formation Workshops, Anaheim, CA
April 14 (Sun) Easter Break Begins
CLASSES RESUME: Wed, Apr 24, Thu, Apr 25 & Sat, Apr 27

 

2018 CHRISTMAS NOVENA OF MASSES (Simbang Gabi) SCHEDULE

December 15 (Sat) Grade 1  Students/Parents/Catechists
December 16 (Sun) SP 1  Students/Parents/Catechists
December 17 (Mon) Grade 2 A-B-C  Students/Parents/Catechists
December 18 (Tue) SP 2 A & B Students/Parents/Catechists
December 19 (Wed) SP 2 C & D and 2nd Year Confirmation Students/Parents/Catechists
December 20 (Thu) Grade 3 and 1st Year Confirmation Students/Parents/Catechists
December 21 (Fri) Grade 4  Students/Parents/Catechists
December 22 (Sat) Grade 5  Students/Parents/Catechists
December 23 (Sun) Grade 6  Students/Parents/Catechists

 

2018-2019 ADULT ONGOING FORMATION SESSIONS  - WEDNESDAY CLASSES
Please remember to sign in.

October 17 Adult Ongoing Formation #1 Students/Parents/Catechists
December 5 Adult Ongoing Formation #2 Students/Parents/Catechists
February 20 Adult Ongoing Formation #3 Students/Parents/Catechists
April 10 Adult Ongoing Formation #4 Students/Parents/Catechists


2018-2019 ADULT ONGOING FORMATION SESSIONS  - THURSDAY CLASSES
Please remember to sign in.

October 18 Adult Ongoing Formation #1 Students/Parents/Catechists
December 6 Adult Ongoing Formation #2 Students/Parents/Catechists
February 21 Adult Ongoing Formation #3 Students/Parents/Catechists
April 11 Adult Ongoing Formation #4 Students/Parents/Catechists

 
2018-2019 ADULT ONGOING FORMATION SESSIONS  - SATURDAY CLASSES
Please remember to sign in.

October 20 Adult Ongoing Formation #1 Students/Parents/Catechists
December 8 Adult Ongoing Formation #2 Students/Parents/Catechists
February 23 Adult Ongoing Formation #3 Students/Parents/Catechists
April 13 Adult Ongoing Formation #4 Students/Parents/Catechists

 

2018-2019 SPECIAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

December 12 (Wed) Christmas Party - Potluck
December 13 (Thu) Christmas Party - Potluck
December 15 (Sat) Christmas Party - Potluck
Dec 15 (Sat) through Dec 23 (Sun) Christmas Novena of Masses (Simbang Gabi) Students/Parents/Catechists
See CCD & Confirmation Schedule above.
December 21 (Fri) Christmas Pageant Rehearsal #1 @ 5:30 PM inside the Church
Parts will be assigned followed by the first general rehearsal
December 22 (Sat) Christmas Pageant Rehearsal #2 @ 5:45 PM inside the Church
To take place immediately after the 4:30 PM Mass. Last Rehearsal and distribution of costumes.
December 24 (Mon) Children's Choir Caroling starts at 7:30 PM. Children's Mass starts at 8:00 PM (Christmas Pageant: reenactment of the Gospel according to Luke)
May 11 (Sat)

Year-end Thanksgiving Mass & Living Gospel Award Ceremony
Reception follows at the hall. For all grade levels.
Students/Parents/Catechists. Report Cards will be distributed.
NOTE: Grade 2 & SP 2 will not receive their report cards on this day. Cards will be distributed after First Holy Communion Mass.

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR ACTORS TO REENACT THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE!
Please sign up at the Faith Formation Office! See schedule of rehearsals below.

Download Flyer Here

 

"The family that prays together, stays together." If you would like to host the Statue of the Blessed Mother at your home for one week, please contact Ms Lita Songco at (650) 270-8985. The statue will be brought to your home and will be be picked up after one week. Refreshments are not required; just a welcoming home and a praying family!
 

PLEASE CHECK YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR ACTIVITIES SPECIFIC TO THEIR GRADE LEVEL SUCH AS SPECIAL LITURGIES, RETREATS,  RECOLLECTIONS OR SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION REHEARSALS . Thank you!

 

STEWARDSHIP is the grateful response of a Christian disciple who recognizes and receives God’s gifts and shares these gifts in love of God and neighbor.

 

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PAST EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Registration for the School Year 2018-2019 July 7 through August 30, 2018
    $30 LATE FEE applies as of September 1, 2018


    Download and fill out a registration form today! Important Reminder: Please make sure to print and present your completed registration form to the Religious Education-Faith Formation Office with your payment. New students must present a copy of their baptismal certificate. Returning students must present report cards as proof of promotion. Thank you!

    CCD Registration Form

    Download Fillable PDF - CCD

    Confirmation Registration Form

    Download Fillable PDF - Confirmation

  • Schedule of Opening Activities for the School Year 2018-2019

    Date/Day Time Activity Grade Venue
    Sep 8/Sat 10:00 AM Orientation Day All Grade Levels Church
    Sep 12/Wed 7:00 PM Start of Class 2nd Yr Confirmation Hall
    Sep 13/Thu 4:30 PM Start of Class CCD Classes Hall
    Sep 13/Thu 7:00 PM Start of Class 1st Yr Confirmation Hall
    Sep 15/Sat 9:00 AM Start of Class CCD Classes Hall
    Sep 15/Sat 10:15 AM Start of Class CCD Classes Hall
    Sep 15/Sat 11:30 AM Start of Class Grade 2 & Sacramental Preparation (SP) 2 Hall
  • First Communicants are invited to participate at the 4:30 PM Mass on May 26th. Please wear your 1st Communion attire. Contact Ms Lita Songco at (650) 270-8985 for more information and/or details.

  • The Religious Education Office will be closed from Monday, May 21 through Saturday, June 2, 2018. Regular Office hours will resume on Monday, June 4, 2018. 

  • May 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM THANKSGIVING MASS and LIVING GOSPEL AWARD CEREMONY at Church. Reception follows in the parish hall. Report Cards will be distributed for all grades EXCEPT for Grade 2 & Special 2 (reports cards will be distributed after the First Holy Communion Mass)

  • Attention Grade 2 & Special 2 Parents/Students/Catechists: a.) Please collect and/or turn in Agape Dinner RSVPs and payments. b.) Turn in Family Quilt Patches.

  • WHAT A BLESSING! We'd like to thank our Catechists, Khay & Deo Acosta for organizing the Annual Rummage Sale. Shout out to our Confirmation Students who eagerly volunteered, everyone who donated such great items for us to sell and to everyone who simply made a donation! Special thanks goes to the Catechists who sorted, cooked, volunteered to sell, and cleaned up after the sale. Through our collaborative efforts, we were able to raise $4,231.20. God is good!

  • 4th and last Saturday Adult Ongoing Formation Meeting: Saturday, April 14th at regularly scheduled class times (changed from Aprill 7th.) Parents, please remember to sign in. Thank you!

  • No CCD Classes on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

  • Call the office at (650) 873-2878 for information regarding Early Registration for CCD & Confirmation which begins in May 2018!

  • RE: Adult Ongoing Faith Formation Meeting Dates - Please check the appropriate calendar for your child's grade level to check for time and dates (see above). Parents/Students/Catechists must attend.  PLEASE NOTE: ADULT ONGOING MEETING #4 for SATURDAY CLASSES has been changed to Sat, Apr 14 (from Apr 7).

  • Attention Parents who have missed three Adult Ongoing Formation Meetings with Sr. Nona. Please call the office at (650) 873-2878 for an appointment. If your child is scheduled to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion or Confirmation, it is very important that you call the office at your earliest convenience. Thank you so much for your prompt attention! 

  • A complete list of 1st & 2nd Year Confirmation class dates, time and corresponding lessons are listed in the calendar(s) please click on appropriate links.
     
  • Service Hour Forms for 1st & 2nd Year Confirmation Students can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate links.
     
  • NO THURSDAY CCD CLASSES ON: Nov 23, 2017 Thanksgiving, Dec 16-Jan 2 Christmas Break, Mar 15, 2018 Catechist Workshops, Mar 25-Apr 1, 2018 Easter Break (Students return with Parents on Thu, Apr 5 for Meeting #4)
     
  • NO SATURDAY CCD CLASES ON: Nov 4, 2017 Catechist Workshops, Nov 25, 2018 Thanksgiving, Dec 16-Jan 2 Christmas Break, Mar 17, 2018 Catechist Workshops, Mar 25-Apr 1, 2018 Easter Break, Sat, Apr 7, Parish Hall will be used by the Confirmation Program (Students return with Parents on Sat, Apr 14 for Meeting #4)

  • 1.) The Annual Missionary Childhood Association (MCA) Talk will be on Feb 24th, 2018 during the first half of class. Followed by 2.) The Annual Rummage & Food Sale which will be on Sat, Feb 24th & Sun, Feb 25th. Thank you and God bless you for your continued support!
     
  • Confirmation & CCD Classes Resume Wed, Jan 3rd; Thu, Jan 4th and Sat, Jan 6th at their regularly scheduled times. Please check the appropriate caledar for your child's grade level (see above).

SIMBANG GABI SCHEDULE 2017

THE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT SCHEDULE SHOWN BELOW IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT REHEARSALS 2017

We need Angels, Shepherds and 2 more Kings! All are welcome!
We already have volunteers for a "Baby Jesus" "Joseph" & "Mary" and one "King"

Please inquire at the Religious Education-Faith Formation Office at (650) 873-2878

  • SIMBANG GABI starts Fri, Dec 15, 2017 - please see schedule below for your specific Grade Level.
     
  • CHRISTMAS PAGEANT Children's Mass, Sun, Dec 24, 2017. We need Angels, Shepherds and Kings. If you are interested please sign up at the CCD Office. Costumes will be provided.
     
  • Registration is now closed.
     
  • Saturday, October 14th 10AM (we will assemble at 9:30 AM) - Marian Celebration for ALL CCD and Confirmation Students/Parents/Catechists.  Procession, Rosary & Mass.  PLEASE BRING: One Flower, Rosary and White Handkerchief (or white cloth). Reception follows at the hall.
     
  • Attention Catechists: Catechetical Sunday is on Sun, Sep 17, Commissioning will be held during the 11:00 AM Mass.
     
  • CCD and Confirmation Orientation for the 2017-2018 School Year will be on Sat, Sep 9 at 10:00 AM
     
  • There will be NO REGISTRATION on Sat, Aug 26, 2017 due to the Feast of St. Augustine and the Blessing of the renovated church and Consecration of the new altar.
     
  • REGISTRATION for SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018 will begin on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Please call (650) 873-2878 for information on tuition and fees. Click here to view the Registration Schedule (Registration is now closed-see you next school year!)
     
  • Attention Catechists: We have a busy day up ahead! 1.) Catechist Workshop at Our Lady of Mercy in Daly City is on, Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 9:00 AM. 2.) Afternoon activities include a 2:00 PM meeting with the Archbishop at St. Augustine Church, followed by the 3.) Blessing of the Renovated Church at the 4:30 PM Vigil Mass.
     
  • Attention Catechists: Summer Workshop at Mater Dolorosa will be on Sat, Jun 24 and Sat, Jul 29 at St. Andrews. Read more
  • Attention New and Nearly-new Catechists: The Archdiocese of San Francisco is ofering a Summer Beginner's Institute at the Archdiocese of SF Pastoral Center. Read more
     
  • Attention Catechists: The SPIRITUALITY OF STEWARDSHIP Formation Sessions sponsored by the SF Archdiocese will be held in the Parish Hall on Sat, Jun 17, Sat Jun 24 and Sat Jul 1. Click here for further details.

  • 1st Holy Communion, May 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM sharp
     
  • Thanksgiving Mass, Living Gospel Award Ceremony and distributon of report cards will be on SAT, MAY 13 at 10:00 AM.
     
  • Agape Dinner for 1st Communicants and two guests, MAY 19 at 7:00 PM in the hall.
     
  • 1st Communion Rehearsals will be on TUE, MAY 2 and TUE, MAY 9 at 7:00 PM
     
  • Adult Ongoing Formation Meeting #4 for all Saturday Classes is SAT, APR 29.
     
  • Adult Ongoing Formation Meeting #4 for all Saturday Classes is SAT, APR 29.
    The event was originally scheduled for the 22nd. However, the hall will be used for the Sacrament of Confirmation on that day.

     
  • Attention GRADE 2 & SPECIAL 2 Parents/Students/Teachers. First meeting after Easter Vacation is on TUE, APR 25th at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall for First  Reconciliation (Confession). Students must be accompanied by parent(s) or guardian(s).
     
  • Extended break: No CCD Classes Saturday, April 22
     
  • Easter Vacation: Sunday, April 9 through Sunday, April 16.
     
  • Adult Ongoing Formation Meeting #3 for CCD: Sat, 11:30 AM is SAT, MAR 18th  (this event is not listed in the green calendar.)
     
  • 2nd Year Confirmation Retreat, March 17, 18, 19, 2017 (it is not listed in the calendar)
     
  • 1st Year Confirmation Retreat, March 4-5, 2017 (this event is not listed in the calendar)
     
  • CCD & CONFIRMATION Parents/Students: There will be NO CLASSES ON THU, FEB 23 and SAT, FEB 25, 2017

  • For all GRADE 6 STUDENTS & TEACHERS and for Special 2D (Ms. Frances Santamaria Afuang’s class) Saturday, February 4, 2017 is Recollection Day from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Hall) Strict Attendance.

  • CCD PARENTS/STUDENTS: There will be NO CCD CLASSES ON SAT, DEC 3rd, 2016 (this event is not listed in original calendars!)
 

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday,  and Friday:
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
1:00 pm ro 5:30 pm
Closed between:          
12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Saturday:                     
8:30 am to 1:00 pm
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Closed between:          
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Every 1st and 3rd
Wednesday and Thursday

1:00 pm to 5:30 pm
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Closed between:          
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

CLOSED SUNDAY and TUESDAY