Religious Education/Faith Formation/Evangelization

Debbie Fredette, Director
760-758-4100 x110
Email

Lia Keane, Director of The Ark Nursery
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Religious Education for Adolescents and Children (RE.A.CH)

Offers age-appropriate religious education for each level of faith development for youth ages 3-17.

Chair: Debbie Fredette
Phone: 760-758-4100 x110
Email

Genesis (3-5 years old)
RE.A.CH (Grades 1-5)
E.D.G.E. for Middle School (Grades 6, 7 & 8)
CHOSEN for High School (Grades 9 & 10)
T3 Series for High School (Grades 11 & 12)

"The Ark" Nursery

Offers co-op-style childcare for children ages 0-5 years during the 10:30am Mass on Sundays. The nursery is staffed by parents, young adults, and youth volunteers from within the Parish. Cost is $5 per visit or $30 for a 10-visit punch card.

Lia Keane
760-586-8049
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Liturgy of the Word for Children

Provides children ages 4-12 with the opportunity to share the Liturgy of the Word from the Children’s Lectionary at designated Sunday Masses.

Heidi Madden
760-529-2400
Email

Sacramental Preparation

Debbie Fredette
Phone: 760-758-4100 x110
Email

Baptism

Prepare parents and godparents through a series of classes for Baptism of infants and children under the age of seven.

Reconciliation/Eucharist

Provides guidance and support for parents in the home-centered program of preparation.

Confirmation

Completes the Sacraments of Initiation calling people to deepen their journey of faith.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

A process to welcome new members into the Catholic church. Open to persons age seven through adulthood, desiring Baptism, Eucharist, and/or Confirmation.

Kathleen Bell
760-809-6526
Email

Ecumenical & Interreligious Affairs

Provides opportunities for interaction with other faith traditions.

Regina Aulisio
760-295-5530
Email

Youth/Young Adult Ministry

High School

Offers teens, grades 9-12, are offered an opportunity for support in spiritual, moral and social development.
Details

Debbie Fredette
760-758-4100 x110
Email

Young Adults

Provides fellowship and faith-filled fun for young adults in their twenties and early thirties.

Debbie Fredette
760-758-4100 x110
Email

Religious Education for Adults

Program offers adult parishioners opportunities for growth in faith and knowledge.

Debbie Fredette
Phone: 760-758-4100 x110
Email

Adult Faith Formation Information for 2016-2017

Bible Study

Opens the riches of Scripture to participants through study, discussion, and prayer.

Bible Study Information for Fall 2016

Patt Goeltz
760-727-8442
Email

Centering Prayer

Provides an opportunity to foster an ever-deepening relationship with God through Christian contemplative practices and silent prayer.

Mary Williams
760-758-4100 x100
Emal

Women’s Ministry

Provides opportunities for growth in faith and friendship for women in our Parish.

Erin Barela
760-580-5659
Email

Men’s Fellowship

Offers to the men of the parish spiritual enrichment and fellowship.

Deacon John Fredette
760-758-4100 x 132
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Other Related Ministries

        Moms & Kids
        Just Faith
        Engaging Spirituality

Vocations

Provides a place for inquiries as to vocations to the priesthood, permanent diaconate, or religious life.

Deacon Tom Goeltz
760-727-8442
Email

Other Details

Religious Education for Children & Adolescents (RE.A.CH)

Handbook for Parents 2016-2017

Class Session Calendar for 2016-17

Other Important Dates for Level 2

Other Important Dates for High School

 

High School Youth Ministry

 

Faith Formation for Adults

See the weekly bulletin and special announcements

 

Other Information

index arrow Outline of All Faith Formation Activities

Background Check Disclosure and Authorization Form

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION:

St. Thomas More Catholic Church
1450 South Melrose Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 758-4100
parishoffice@stmoside.org