Faith Formation

FAITH FORMATION OFFICE INFORMATION

Faith Formation registration is open to all STA parishioners. You can register online or you can come to the Faith Formation Office for more information, registration forms, and payment options.

Faith Formation Office
770-475-4508
[email protected]
 

Faith Formation Office Hours

  • Friday Closed
  • Monday 10 am - 4 pm
  • Tuesday 10 am - 4 pm
  • Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm
  • Thursday 10 am - 4 pm

 



Y-DISCIPLE

Young Disciples (Y-Disciples) brings teens closer to God and helps them recognize His voice in their lives. Teens are challenged to love, believe, know and serve Christ and the Community.

Y-Disciple is two semesters, Fall Semester and Spring Semester. Each comprised of 10 classes and one Teen Worship Night.

Teens are expected to complete 10 service hours per year. Service hour opportunities will be provided year-round.

Teens in 7th, 8th and 9th grade

OUR PROGRAM

Our teen ministry program offerings consist of programs designed to fulfill the requirements for Confirmation for teens not enrolled in Catholic School.\

  • Y-Disciple (7th, 8th, and 9th grade)
  • Y-Alpha (10th and 11th grade)

In addition to a broader range of programs, service projects, teen worship nights, adoration, and bible studies.

OUR MISSION

Our goal is to nurture each teen's individual relationship with God, planting lifelong seeds of faith so the individual will continue to grow, Authentically connecting with community, self, and Christ. We desire to assist the teens in cultivating friendships, mentorships, beginning with the Sacrament of Confirmation preparation and extending beyond high school graduation.

Two weekly options available:

  • Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:20pm
  • Wednesday 7:00 - 8:20pm

Click here for more information on Y-Disciples.


Y-ALPHA

Youth Alpha is an environment where 10th and 11th graders can have exciting, engaging, and meaningful conversations about the faith. This program is meant for upperclassmen that are seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation. Through the community, lessons, and conversations that will take place in Y-Alpha there will be a better understanding of who you are in Christ, where you belong in the church, and what your purpose is.

In addition to the 15 week program, teens are required to attend a Spring Retreat.

Teens in 10th and 11th grade preparing for Confirmation

OUR PROGRAM

Our teen ministry program offerings consist of programs designed to fulfill the requirements for Confirmation for teens not enrolled in Catholic School.

  • Y-Disciple (7th, 8th, and 9th grade)
  • Y-Alpha (10th and 11th grade)

In addition to a broader range of programs, service projects, teen worship nights, adoration, and bible studies.

OUR MISSION

Our goal is to nurture each teen's individual relationship with God, planting lifelong seeds of faith so the individual will continue to grow, Authentically connecting with community, self, and Christ. We desire to assist the teens in cultivating friendships, mentorships, beginning with the Sacrament of Confirmation preparation and extending beyond high school graduation.

Three weekly options available:

  • Sunday 8:30 am - 9:50 am
  • Tuesday 7:00 pm - 8:20 pm
  • Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:20 pm

Click here for more details on Y-Alpha.


 

SACRAMENT PREPARATION PROGRAMS *Two years of formation classes required before a child can receive a sacrament.

  • The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a formation process for adults who wish to inquire about Catholicism and receive sacraments necessary to complete full initiation. Sessions are Thursday evenings.
  • In the Archdiocese of Atlanta, the Sacrament of Confirmation is usually received in 10th grade. Teens typically enroll in the 6-month Confirmation Preparation program in the Spring of 9th grade.
  • Children who are baptized generally celebrate First Reconciliation and First Communion in the second grade. Parents will enroll them in the 6-month First Communion Preparation program in the fall of 2nd grade.

Click here for more details on Sacrament Preparation Programs.