Children’s Faith Formation
An amazing parish will help its children grow in their faith and their knowledge of Christ and His Church. Some parishes have schools; almost all of them have faith formation programs for children who don’t attend Catholic schools. But children’s faith formation goes beyond these important formal programs. This section is dedicated to helping your parish find ways to grow and improve the way it brings children to know and share the love of Christ.
Most Catholic parishes have weekly faith formation programs dedicated to teaching the faith to children who don’t attend Catholic schools. Some of these programs are more successful than others. Here are some ideas, resources and programs for making your children’s faith formation programs as effective as possible.
Beyond typical faith formation programs for kids, there are alternative methods for accomplishing this important function. Here are some ideas and resources for thinking about how to implement these methods in your parish.