Information and Registration

St. Thomas’ Faith Formation Program encompasses all students Kindergarten through Grade 8. Classes are held on Sunday mornings from 9:00am to 10:20am in St. Martin’s Hall.

Admission for Faith Formation

  • Families who wish to enroll children in this program must be registered here at St. Thomas the Apostle.
  • Prior to attending any program or class, registration in Faith Formation is required by completing the registration forms, attending the mandatory parent meeting, reading the Parish Handbook and complete and sign the Parent/Student Parish Faith Formation Policy and Promotional/Media Acknowledgement Forms
  • A copy of the child’s Baptismal Certificate must be provided at the time of registration.
  • Students shall be placed in classes on the basis and in the order of:
  1. Readiness to receive the Sacraments
  2. Age
  3. Grade level in the current school year

Sacramental Preparation

  • First Holy Communion: Families of students in the second grade or above, who have not received First Holy Communion and who have completed the previous year of faith formation last year are automatically enrolled in Sacramental Preparation. A child must be in his or her second consecutive year of Catholic education or faith formation classes in order to be eligible for the sacrament of First Holy Communion. He or she must also attend Mass regularly.
  • Confirmation: Families of students in the eight grade or above, who have not received the sacrament of Confirmation and who have completed the previous year of faith formation last year are automatically enrolled in Sacramental Preparation. A child must be in his or her second consecutive year of Catholic education or faith formation classes in order to be eligible for the sacrament of Confirmation. He or she must also attend Mass regularly.

 An all day  Confirmation retreat including reconciliation and family gathering at the 4:30 Mass and family pot luck dinner will take place before Confirmation.

For more information or to register please contact Alicia Kaltneckar, 352-628-7000 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ADULT FAITH FORMATION CLASSES

 Since our previous Adult Faith Formation classes were so well attended and enjoyed, Father Glenn will be repeating Bishop’s Barron’s series on “The Mass” beginning January 9th.   The class will run for 6 consecutive weeks on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in St. Martin’s Hall.   Please call the Church’s office at 352-628-7000 to register.