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Faith Formation Classes

Catholic faith formation nurtures conversion that is directed not only toward service of the believing community, but also to society at large. Jesus called his disciples to go out to all the world to spread the good news of salvation. Catholics do this when they use their gifts and talents in the service of others. By evangelization, proclaiming the Good News of Christ. This is not just a matter of preaching, but showing kindness and charity to others. Faith formation nurtures the mind and the heart so that the gospel message may be evidenced by words and deeds.

Please view the Youth and Adult Faith Formation classes available below. If you require additional information, please contact the church office.

All volunteers must complete the Safe Environment Training offered through the VIRTUS program. 

All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.

2 Timothy 3:16

Youth Faith Formation Classes

We are dedicated to providing a nurturing and enlightening environment for all participants. Join us as we embark on an incredible voyage of spiritual growth and discovery! For any inquiries or registration, please contact Allison via email


Sunday School: Starting October
Day: Sundays 
Time: 10:00 AM during Mass
Age Group: Pre-K through 2nd grade children
Description: Join us as we embark on an enriching journey to explore God's message through captivating Bible stories, heartfelt prayers, enjoyable games, creative crafts, and uplifting songs.


Elementary Program: Starting October 
Day: Thursdays  
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group: 3rd through 5th graders
Description: Delve deeper into the Christian faith using the well-structured Word of Life curriculum from the esteemed Augustine Institute. A spiritually enlightening experience awaits your children!


First Communion Preparation: Starting October 
Day: Sundays  
Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Age Group: 2nd through 5th graders
Prerequisites: One year of prior faith formation participation either at St. Barbara's or another parish.
Description: We are excited to offer First Communion preparation with the engaging and inspiring Renewed and Received curriculum from Ascension Press. It's a special milestone in your child's spiritual journey.


Confirmation Program: Starting October
Day: Sundays  
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group: 6th to 11th graders
Description: Encourage your teenagers to embrace their faith through thought-provoking presentations and meaningful small group discussions. Our Confirmation program is designed to challenge and deepen their understanding of our Roman Catholic Christianity.

We welcome and greatly appreciate the support of dedicated volunteers to make our programs even more impactful and successful. If you have a passion for nurturing young hearts and minds in their faith journey, we invite you to join our team of volunteers.

As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to inspire and guide the next generation, fostering a sense of community and spiritual growth. Whether you have experience in teaching, leading activities, or simply a willingness to lend a helping hand, your contributions will be valued and cherished.

To become a part of this rewarding experience, please reach out to Allison, at or visit our church office during regular hours. Together, let's create a meaningful and transformative experience for the children and youth in our congregation!

Adult Faith Formation Classes

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a faith formation process through which non-baptized adults or baptized adults of a different Christian denomination may enter into full Communion with the Catholic Church. Baptized Catholics who have not received the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation may also join this process.


RCIA is also a great place to ask questions and explore the faith to see if it is right for you. We invite you to join us and find where God may be calling you.


Mondays, starting September  7pm-8pm.


Contact Valerie Winston Healy in the Parish Office at 360-886-2229 or for more information.

Adult Bible Study

Faith formation is a life-long endeavor. Our faith, like any essential area of our life, needs attention and refreshment. The programs we offer will help you grow in faith, knowledge and devotion to Christ and His Church. Join us as we grow together exploring the richness of the Catholic faith through our weekly Bible Study. 


Thursdays, starting October 3pm-4pm 

Contact Allison Ramirez at 360-886-2229(x221) or

Catholicism Unveiled

Come to a place where Catholics gather to discuss and learn more about their faith. 

Are you a Catholic who would like to share with others about your catholic experience in today's world?

We will be holding weekly studies on various Catholic topics including but not limited to: saints, sacraments, liturgy, church history and tradition, church teaching, etc.

No Registration is necessary,

Wednesdays, starting September 7:00pm-8:30pm


Contact Valerie Winston Healy at 360-886-2229(x221) or for more information.


Let's Learn Together

"Catholic education aims not only to communicate facts but also to transmit a coherent, comprehensive vision of life, in the conviction that the truths contained in that vision liberate students in the most profound meaning of human freedom."

- Pope John Paul II

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