Forming Faith Together: Parent Page

 As disciples we are called to make Christ present in the world through the Body of Christ, the Church

FORMING FAITH TOGETHER SUMMER UPDATE

REGISTRATION for 2021-22 SEASON is UNDERWAY

Open Registration: August 1st through September 15th

Contact FaithFormationOfc@srb-chicago.org for formation options available & registration link

CELEBRATE MASS IN PERSON!

Saturdays @ 5pm – or – Sundays @10am

(masks optional for fully vaccinated; masks required for children 12yrs and younger)

FAITH IN ACTION DAYS:

Faith in Action Days are opportunities for families, especially families with children preparing to receive a sacrament, to make Christ more present in our world. Using the Works of Mercy and our Social Justice teachings as our templates, each month new opportunities will be offered to share Christ’s love and compassion in the world.

Saturday August 14th 9:00am to 1:00pm

CARE OF CREATION: SUMMER CHALLENGE IS ON!

Friends of the Chicago River is extending their annual Chicago River Day and challenge neighborhoods to join their efforts in the Litter Free Chicago Project. 

Families of all ages, especially those with children entering grades 7 & 8 are invited to CLEAN UP the HOOD on Saturday August 14th from 9am to 1pm.

We will gather in the back parking lot of the SRB campus to form teams, and select areas to work. Bring your own gloves, water bottles, and dress for the weather.

Teams will reassembly in the back parking lot at 1:00pm to consolidate collected litter for appropriate disposal and celebrate our efforts.

Reservations are required.

Contact Sacraments@srb-chicago.org to register.

SATURDAY AUGUST 28TH from 12:00p to 5:00pm

Greater Chicago Food Depository – Repack Event

We will gather in the back parking lot of the SRB campus for a 12p departure; we will caravan to the GCFD warehouse. Where we will complete the task assigned for that event. We will return to the SRB campus at approximately 5pm

RSVP to Sacraments@srb-chicago.org is required. Limited space available for 8 children and 2 adults

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24TH 7:00-8:30PM 

FAITH FORMATION for FAMILIES – OPENING EVENT

Families gather in Kernaghan hall for our opening potluck gathering. Each family is asked to bring an item to share. This is a time to get to know one another and begin our journey in faith.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25TH  9:30-11:30AM

FAITH FORMATION for CHILDREN – OPENING EVENT

Faith Formation for Children families gather at the beginning of the season to greet each other, meet this season’s catechist team and enjoy a light breakfast.  Catechists then escort their disciples and their parents to the school for an orientation of what’s to expect this season.  

BLESSINGS ON THE JOURNEY!

RESOURCES for PARENTS

Teaching Personal Safety: Real World & Online

Netsmatz: Keeping Kid’s Safe Online

Kid Smartz: Teaching Kids Personal Safety

Teaching-Boundaries-and-Safety-Guide-English

Children Matter Network -Resources

FORMING FATIH TOGETHER RESOURCES

Finding God series – Parent Resources

Family & Faith Resources – Loyola Press

PARISH RESOURCES

Give Central – Online Payments/Donations

DOVE – Domestic Violence Support Ministry

Liturgy Teams – Make Mass Happen

Our Faith Formation Team

Reverend Neil Fackler – Pastor

Mr. Bill Frere – Deacon

Mrs. MaryEllen Casselman- Catechetical Leader

Ms. Damary Madera – Administrative Assistant

Adult Volunteers of the Parish with Faith Formation ParentsCatechist Team

Contact Information:

St. Robert Bellarmine – Faith Formation Office

4646 N. Austin Avenue Chicago, IL 60630

Phone: 773-286-0956 / Fax: 773-777-2770

Email: faithformationofc@srb-chicago.org