"Catechesis is an education in the faith of children, young people, and adults, which includes especially the teaching of Christian doctrine imparted, generally speaking, in an organic and systematic way, with a view to initiating the hearers into the fullness of Christian life."
(John Paul II, apostolic exhortation, Catechesi tradendae 1;2)
As part of its mission statement, St. Clare parish provides a variety of opportunities for the catechesis of the entire faith community. The Education Commission oversees the following ministries including St. Clare School and Preschool:
Children's Faith Formation (Infant - 5th Grade)
- Infant Baptism
- First Reconciliation
- First Eucharist
- Rite of Christian Initiation
- Family Mass
- Sunday Morning Preschool Program
- Sunday Morning Elementary Program
- Advent & Lenten Faith Fairs
- Vacation Bible School
Teen Faith Formation (6th - 12th Grade)
- Faith Sharing/Study Groups
- Small Faith Communities
- Parish Missions, Workshops an Presentations
- Parish Prayer Groups
- Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
- Marriage Preparation
St. Clare School (K-8)
St. Clare School is a Catholic parish-school community rooted in Gospel values and dedicated to the spiritual and educational development of the whole child. To learn more please visit our website.
St. Clare Preschool (Infant-Pre-K)
St. Clare Preschool is a Catholic early childhood education program that fosters joy, curiosity, confidence and spiritual connection in a welcoming community. To learn more, please visit our website.
Calendar of Events
To volunteer in any of our Education mininstries, please click here.