Adults who have been baptized in the Catholic Church and have received First Communion and Reconciliation, but have not received Confirmation, are welcome to participate in a series of meetings in preparation for the sacrament.
Breaking Open God’s Word (BOW) Adult Bible Study
This ministry ‘break’s open God’s word’ in scripture on Sunday mornings. They meet in the Community Center at 10 a.m. to pray and explore the scriptures proclaimed at Mass. You are invited to attend after 9 a.m. Mass or before the 11 a.m. Mass to reflect on God’s word to you and to the Church.
First time parents must attend a special program in preparation for their child’s baptism to learn about the significance of the sacrament and the responsibilities of Catholic parenthood. Volunteers are invited to join this ministry team and share their experience of Christian parenting.
Christian Initiation of Children: C.I.C.
CIC is a program for older children who want to become Catholic. It is designed for children in the third grade and up who have not received the sacraments of Baptism, First Reconciliation or First Communion.
St. Mark Parish School of Religion: P.S.R.
PSR helps children in grades 1 through 8 grow in their knowledge and love of God and their Catholic faith, as well as prepare them to receive the sacraments. The PSR program is always looking for adults and teenagers who are willing to teach or serve as assistants in the program.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: R.C.I.A.
RCIA invites adults to explore the possibility of becoming a Catholic. If you are interested in learning more about the process or becoming a team member or sponsor, please call for further information.
This program is provided for children ages 3 to 5 on Sundays during the 11 a.m. Mass. Its goal is to help a child develop the sense of a loving God who wants us to be joyful people.