Faith Formation

Faith Formation

Faith formation is catechesis (teaching the faith) which aims deepen people’s contact with Jesus Christ via educational and enrichment opportunities. Designed to touch the intellect as well as the heart, these programs help people live and experience a more Christ-centered life. Including Adult Education, Confirmation Education, Holy Family School, and Youth Education.  Contact St. Theresa’s Church to get involved.



Sue Nogaret, Pat Chilion, Patricia Houghton, Carl Houghton, Christine White, Danielle Cattanach, Judy Off and Marie Wilcox.



Superbowl Lasagna Fundraiser- February 4, 2018

Confirmation students are preparing and selling lasagna dinners Sunday, February 4th. Pickup your dinner between 12pm and 1pm. Dinners include a health slice of lasagna, salad and roll. The price remains at $5.00 again this year. Additional donations are also welcomed. Each year students have many opportunities to attend retreats[…]

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Schedule Change- January 21, 2018

Due to a Funeral at noon, the Mass for January 21 has been moved to 10:40am. Faith formation classes will meet at the regular schedule 9:30am and will be dismissed at 10:25am.

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Youth Liturgy Celebrated- December 17, 2017

Mass began with a procession of the Prek to 6th grade students. After the advent candles were lite, students hung 4 more ornaments in the Jesse Tree. Ornaments included a candle, word of God, a crown and an angel. Several students read the Liturgy of the Word. Offertory included a[…]

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Advent Mass Schedule- December 2017

St. Theresa Mass Schedule: Due to the lack of priest coverage there will be no Chrsitmas Eve Mass at St. Theresa. Regular Mass: 12/24/2017 11:00am Christmas Eve Mass: St. Malachys, Sherburne 4:00pm Christmas Day Mass: St. Theresa 10:00am; St. Malachys 11:00am Other Masses in Chenango County include: Christmas Eve: St.[…]

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Christmas Cookie Plates- December 2017

This year we are asking students & parents to make, plate and deliver a Holiday cookie plate for Parish and community members [typically those that are not able to get out, have no local family members or those that no longer bake themselves].          You can help in the following[…]

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First Year Confirmation Students Sign-In

First year confirmation students solidified their commitment by reciting and accepting the Contract of Agreement.  Both first year and second year confirmation classes were present for a blessing from Fr. Gerard Lupa. The new candidates wrote their names in the Book of the Elect and received their own bible. The[…]

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Confirmation and Youth Group Schedule 2016

Schedule for Confirmation Class and Youth Group Saturday, Oct. 15—Parent Youth Ministry Training, 9am-1pm Sunday, Oct. 16—CROP WALK 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26—Youth Group Kick Off (Middle and High School) 6:30—8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30—no class Sunday, Nov. 6—Confirmation Class Wednesday, Nov. 9—Youth Group 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19—Possible Pilgrimage.[…]

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St. Theresa Procession- October 2, 2016

Faith Formation students present flowers in honor of St. Thesesa at 11:00am Mass.

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Faith Formation- Commissioning of Teachers- September 18, 2016

Teachers will be commissioned at Mass. Next week the Faith Formation classes begin with open doors at 9:30am. Instruction begins at 9:40 and ends at 10:50am each Sunday. The PreK- 6 instruction will be using ‘Be My Disciples’ and Confirmation class will be using ‘Chosen’.

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Parish Breakfast with Informational Meeting- September 18th -9:30am

Kick off the Parish Renewal Program with a Breakfast gathering at St. Theresa’s Church. Donuts, danish, bagels, sticky buns, fruit and breakfast drinks will be served. The information meeting will outline the Faith Formation Scheduling for the 2016-2017 year, initiation of a Youth Group and a Parish Renewal Program. All[…]

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