FAIth formation for children
JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC SCHOOL
The Mission of John Paul II Catholic School is to help our students reach their greatest potintial to serve God and others.
John Paul II Catholic School is a diverse school community dedicated to serving preschool through eighth grade with an emphasis on the development of the Catholic faith and academic excellence. Our students come from Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish, St. Pius X Parish and neighboring communities.
6915 W. 71st Street, Overland Park, KS 66204
SCHOOL OF RELIGION
School of Religion is primarily for children in grades K-8 who are not enrolled in Catholic School, but all children are welcome.
In SOR we provide systematic catechesis for children, formation opportunities for families, and preparation for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation. SOR meets Sundays, 9:30-10:45 a.m. from the end of August through the first week of May.
First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation are celebrated in the parish. Preparation takes place in SOR and John Paul II School classrooms with additional parent/child meetings at St. Pius X for each Sacrament. First Reconciliation is usually celebrated in the first semester and First Eucharist at the end of April.
Confirmation preparation for all St. Pius X students takes place in grade 8 or above and begins with a parent/student meeting in the Fall and continues with Sunday meetings for students from noon to 2:00 p.m. until Confirmation. Confirmation is scheduled yearly by the Archbishop’s Office and is usually in the spring.
LITURGY OF THE WORD WITH CHILDREN (LWC)
Provides age appropriate scripture readings, creed and prayers of the Faithful with children to promote participation and understanding of the Liturgy. LWC needs leaders and shepherd (10 years and older) to assist with Liturgy during 8:30 and 11 AM Masses. Contact Carolyn Moon 913-262-7246. firstname.lastname@example.org
adult faith formation
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RCIA is faith formation and religious education for adults. It typically begins in September each year and new Catholics enter the church on Holy Saturday during the Easter Vigil.
- If you've never been baptized
- If you were baptized in another denomination
- If you were baptized Catholic but never completed the sacraments of initiation (Eucharist/Confirmation)
Active Catholics who wish to deepen their understanding of the Catholic faith are also welcome.
To learn more, enroll, or volunteer, contact Beth Vance at 913-915-3831 or email@example.com.
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