Faith Formation Ministry
Following the call to bring people to a closer relationship with Jesus, Faith Formation promotes, nurtures and offers life-long formation for those ministering to children and adults by providing courses on faith formation and catechetical topics, catechetical certification and retreats in both English and Spanish. Faith Formation also oversees the implementation of policies of Catholic Faith Formation for parishes in the Archdiocese of Seattle.
Catechetical and Lay Formation Programs
Pre-K to High School Religious Education
Sacramental policies and preparation
Approved resources and information on catechetical preparation for the sacraments of penance, first Communion, baptism, confirmation and the Rite of Christian Initiation.
Classes and Events
Two types of certification are available: Adult Faith Formation – foundational understanding of the faith Catechist Certificate – formation/training on how to pass on the faith Two English cohorts will be offered in 2020-2021, with classes occurring on Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings. Participants may choose to attend either day.
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
JESUS WAS MOVED WITH PITY Consider the look of Jesus on us through praying with Gospel passages Presented by Sister Moira Debono, RSM Director for the New Evangelization St. Pius X, Mountlake Terrace Current CCP participants who attend will fulfill the retreat component of the program.
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Archbishop Brunett Retreat and Faith Formation Center at the Palisades
Lay Ministry Clearance Information
Faith Formation newsletter archive
Tech Tools for Catechetical Leaders
Find helpful resources to make your online formation classes, meetings and events successful. Tips on how to prepare for an online event, templates, and other curated resources can be found here.