Messages from the Faith Formation Office

Happy New Year! Here's some updates to kick off the year!

 

Welcome to the 2nd semester of children's Faith Formation at St James Church! Praying you all had a blessed and restful Christmas and New Year's holiday!

 

Thank you for all the hard working catechists, parents and children adjusting to our distant learning platform this year. It has been a challenging year of spiritual learning and growing in our faith, and yet embraced by all.

Please continue to do exceptional work by following the class syllabus weekly and logging onto FORMED.org for additional video's, activities and workshops for all to enjoy. This is a new year to embrace our faith fully and never lose hope, Together we will get through this pandemic. 

 

Appreciate your patience, flexibility with schedule changes and understanding as we navigate the next phase of the pandemic. God bless and keep you and your families safe. 

 

 

We are excited to announce a learning tool called FORMED that will be used by some of our teachers, and more importantly by students and parents in the home. FORMED.org is a premier on-line platform filled with over 4,000 Catholic studies, movies, cartoons, audio dramas, ebooks, and talks – and it’s free for every parishioner.

Click here for detailed information about how to access assignments and signing up: 

Faith Formation Activities for Families

https://www.scd.org/family-and-faith-formation/ministry-catholics-disabilities

Diocesan link for families to teach their children prayer’s at home

 

https://www.scd.org/sites/default/files/2021-01/Prayers%20to%20be%20Learned%20-%201%20Page.pdf

Confirmation  

-Please reserve Saturday, March 13th, Confirmation with Bishop Soto. More details when the date draws near. 

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Preparation is two years with First Communion starting at 1st grade and Confirmation at 7th grade. 

RCIC -

Rite of Christian Initiation for Children starts at 3rd - 11th gr;

Children 7+ y/o that have not been baptized or have not received first Communion attend 1st year age appropriate class then 2nd year Sacramental prep class.

 

Any questions regarding Religious Ed email Josephine Mislang at jmislang@stjamesdavis.net or Alma Ponce at  Faithformation@stjamesdavis.net

La inscripción para los estudiantes continuos comenzará en las próximas semanas. Por favor, asegúrese de completar el plan de estudios antes de registrarse para el próximo período.

 

Se le enviará un correo electrónico con enlace e instrucciones directamente. Hay algunos cambios leves en el proceso de registro. Cualquier pregunta, no dude en enviarme un correo electrónico. Aunque no estamos en la oficina, los catequistas y yo estamos disponibles en línea.

 

Gracias por su paciencia y dedicación estos últimos dos meses. Por favor, mantente bien y a salvo. Sepan que están todos en nuestros pensamientos y oraciones.

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Bendiciones, Josephine Mislang St James Catholic Church 1275 B street Davis, CA 95616 (530) 756-3636 x208 Jmislang@Stjamesdavis.net  

Diocese of Sacramento Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Updates

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St. James Catholic Church is a community united by faith in God and nourished by Jesus through both the Word and the Eucharist. Guided by the Holy Spirit, we share the message of hope, mercy, and love. We seek justice and righteousness for all through prayer, faith formation, evangelization, stewardship, fellowship, and social justice. We welcome all to the joyous celebration of our Faith. 

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