Faith Formation

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.)

The R.C.I.A program prepares individuals for full membership into the Catholic faith.
Gifts to Share: Interest in sharing your faith with others and the ability to listen.
Commitment: Depends on involvement or area chosen.
Contact: Joe Spedowski (231) 796-2565

High School Youth Group (The God Squad)

The God Squad program leads high school teens closer to Christ. It meets bi-weekly on Sunday evenings during the school year and is a great program for youths in High School.
Gifts to Share: Joyful and energetic person with passion for youth and Christ.
Commitment: 1 ½ hours bi-weekly.
Contact: Jody Gardei         (phone)   231-250-0425     email:


Evening Faith Formation K-8th Grade

Evening Faith Formation teaches children, grades K-8th the Catholic faith. This ministry is always in need of teachers! Please consider helping us 1.25 hours a week during the academic school year.
Gifts to Share: Desire to teach God’s love to the youth of our Parish.
Commitment: Classes held 1 hour per week plus class preparation time.
Contact: Beth Dake       Phone- 231-796-5202      Email :

Sacramental Preparation

Preparation for Baptism, First Communion, and other Sacraments.
Gifts to Share: Desire to receive a Sacrament.
Commitment: Varies depending on Sacrament.
Contact: Fr. Michael

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Provides a Sunday school like experience to 3-7 year old children during part of the Sunday Mass.
Gifts to Share: Love of children and of God.
Commitment: Time during Mass and time for lesson preparation.
Contact: Johanna Kailing 231-796-5202

Marriage Preparation – Sponsor Couple

Meet with engaged couples about subject matters important in a marriage.
Gifts to Share: A loving relationship in marriage and a willingness to communicate and share with engaged couples.
Commitment: 6 meetings between Sponsor couple and Engaged couple. Meetings can take place where ever both couples decide is best but are typically held in the Sponsor couples home. The Church provides written materials for both couples.
Contact: Fr. Michael