Faith Formation

The Holy Family Education Formation Team welcomes you.

We’re all on a faith journey towards discipleship, come join us. There is something for everyone.

Where do I start
Where do I start?

We look forward to supporting your household of faith.  Please give us a call and you will be directed to the ministry that will serve your needs: 626.799.8908

Education Formation Overview in PowerPoint <click here>

The following outline is designed to help you understand the opportunities available here at Holy Family.

Children’s  Faith Formation:

Reflection Question of the Week

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Religious Education for First through Fifth Grade

Mission Statement The Religious Education Program offers instruction to children in 1st through 5th grade. We are committed to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ in the Catholic tradition through education and formation, celebrating liturgy and prayer, experiencing community and reaching out in service
RCIA 2014

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and Children

Mission Statement Holy Family is a welcoming community of faith who welcomes seekers and so we initiate new members through the rites of our Catholic Church.  Those seekers are nurtured as individuals on their own faith journeys, challenging them to live the Gospel message as …

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Safeguard the Children

“Providing a safe environment for children, youth, and vulnerable adults.” About Safeguard the Children Safeguard the Children is a comprehensive program designed to promote a safe environment for children, youth and vulnerable adults and prevent child sexual abuse. Our goal is to empower children, teens …

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Also: Infant Baptism*  ages 0-6
Sacramental prep for First Reconciliation (Confession)
Sacramental prep for First Eucharist (Communion) 

Teen Faith Formation:

learn more about the teen confirmation

Confirmation for Teens

If you would like to learn more about the teen confirmation preparation process at Holy Family, we have our own WEB PAGE.   

Middle School Ministry

Middle school ministry here at Holy Family Parish is a welcoming community for all sixth, seventh and eighth grade youth. We gather in the Eden Center on Wednesday nights (7-8:30pm) to grow in our faith together through prayer, learning, friendship and discipleship deeds (community service).

Reflection Question of the Week

September 24, 2023 September 17, 2023 September 10, 2023 September 3, 2023 August 27 ,2023August 20, 2023 August 13, 2023 August 6, 2023 July 30, 2023 July 23, 2023 July 16, 2023 July 9, 2023 July 2, 2023 June 25, 2023 June 18, 2023 June …

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Religious Education Congress

The Religious Education Congress is a gathering of the brightest and the best in the area of Catholic Religious Formation, Pastoral Leadership, Scripture Study, Music and Worship.   Each year Holy Family sends a large delegation of catechists, parish leaders, parents and teens to this four …

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The Rite of Baptism (For Children Under the Age of 7)

Congratulations on the birth of your child! We look forward to welcoming your child into God’s family and as a member of the Holy Family community. When planning for your child’s Baptism, please allow the process to take from three to six months. To begin …

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Youth & Young Adult 5:30 Mass

Weekly 5:30pm Sunday Mass – All teens and young adults, you’re always invited to this Mass that’s especially fit for you! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU! Please visit youthministry.holyfamily.org to learn about Youth Ministry and holyfamily.org/yam to learn more about Trinity Young Adult Ministry.

Youth Confirmation

Mission Statement The Confirmation Process at Holy Family strives to lead teens and their households to a deeper experience of faith and a deeper relationship with God and God’s Church, and that the teens may be prepared to receive the sacrament of confirmation and live …

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Also: Confirmation Preparation generally 9th and 10th Grade

Adult Faith Formation:

Adult Confirmation

Mission StatementHoly Family Adult Confirmation Sacramental Preparation provides a lively and welcoming process for adults to complete the Sacraments of Initiation. About Adult Confirmation The Adult Confirmation process is a fun interactive opportunity for Catholics who have not had the opportunity to receive the sacrament …

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All Are Welcome

Take the All Are Welcome Survey The all are Welcome Task force seeks to help Holy Family Church live out its mission of being “a welcoming Eucharistic community of disciples of Jesus Christ” and its ecclesiology of “All Are Welcome” in three main ways: Click …

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Disciple’s Reflection Question of the Week

What is the Disciple’s Reflection Question of the Week? Simply put, it helps people to break open the word of God.  This allows for Faith Formation to be where it belongs: within the households of faith.  Consider for a moment…what was the Gospel about last …

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Divorced and Separated Support Group

The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who are crushed in spirit. (Ps 34.18) Divorce or separation is troubling and painful to most people. Holy Family Church has a support group to address this need. We meet every …

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Interfaith Dialogue

On April 13, 2016 we were blessed to have Father William Skudlarek, OSB open the discussion on the Challenges and Promise of Interfaith Dialogue. Nostra Aetate 50 years later:  Where we have come, Where we Hope to Go Click here to see the PowerPoint presentation.

Living in a Stressful World: Part Two

Click here to watch Fr. Roy Pereira, S.J. presentation on Are you and your cellphone inseparable? The Neuroscience of addiction: Research presented through music     Click here to see the flier

Men’s Reading Group

Meetings Please join the Men’s Reading Group on the 3rd Tuesday of each month to discuss books concerned with religious, moral, and ethical issues, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Guadalupe Room in the Pastoral Center. Each month’s book selection is available in the Holy Family Bookstore.     …

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Muslim Catholic Dialogue

William Skudlarek and Jihad Turk The Challenges and Promise of Interfaith Dialogue:  Nostra Aetate 50 Years Later:  Where We Have Come, Where We Hope to Go with William Skudlarek, OSB Click here to see the Powerpoint of the presentation Click here to see the video …

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Pope’s Biographer Austen Ivereigh will be at Holy Family

Click here to watch the presentation

Read, Watch, Study Jesus

You might not know the whole story of Jesus. If you’re new to knowing him and you like to read Start with the Gospel of Mark, then move to Matthew and Luke, finish with John Maybe you’s like to listen to the gospels. Start with …

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Also: Parish Missions

* Christian Initiation Process welcomes children older than six and adults who are seeking the Catholic way of life.

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