Skip to the content

Family Formation is a family-based catechetical program that helps families grow in the transforming love of God by understanding and living the Catholic Faith.

A tried and true teaching resource, Family Formation is designed for
parishes and families with children in preschool through Grade 6.

Family Formation’s unique catechesis model helps children and parents to become stronger in faith together.

Demo Image

Equipping parents to be educators.

Not just lessons for children, Family Formation includes adult formation that teaches, encourages, and provides parents with tools to share the Good News and the beauty of the Catholic Faith with their children. Learn more »

Demo Image

Family-tested. Church-approved.

In line with the teachings and authority of the Catholic Church, the Family Formation program has been developed and used by parishes and families for over 30 years to great benefit and blessing. Learn more »

Demo Image

Resources, support, and prayer.

We at Family Formation are here to serve as an on-going resource for parishes and families, providing tools and support to ensure they have everything they need to implement the program successfully. Learn more »

Family Formation: An Introduction

Family Formation is a tried and true model and curriculum developed by parents who were searching for a better way to convey and pass on the Truths of the Faith to their children.

Join us for a free Family Formation Workshop!

You are invited to our 16th annual Family Formation Workshop —
an informational and experiential event to assist you in bringing family catechesis to your parish.

The workshop is FREE and lunch is provided!

 

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8:30am–3:00pm


Church of Saint Paul
1740 Bunker Lake Blvd. NE, Ham Lake, Minnesota

 

RSVP by March 27 to Deb Lindahl: 763-757-1148 or deb@churchofsaintpaul.com.

We have had such positive response from our families about the Family Formation program that I am sharing it with other parishes in our area. The teacher presentations are clear, simple, and complete. Thank you for making this available for other parishes!

Cheri, a Director of Family Formation in Illinois

Family Formation for Parishes


Family Formation
Classroom Lessons
Eight monthly classroom lessons and activities. Two levels to choose from: Grades K-3 and 4-6.

Family Formation
Home Lessons
Weekly lessons for a family with children in Grades K-6.

First Reconciliation
Home Lesson Booklet
Easy-to-use lessons for child and parent to complete together to prepare for First Reconciliation.

First Communion

First Communion
Home Lesson Booklet

Easy-to-use lessons for child and parent to complete together to prepare for First Communion.

Family Formation for Families


Family Formation
Home Lessons
Weekly lessons for a family with children in Grades K-6.

First Reconciliation
Home Lesson Booklet
Easy-to-use lessons for child and parent to complete together to prepare for First Reconciliation. First Communion Booklet also available.

Our Sabbath Scripture Book—Cycles A, B, C
Follow the Pauline family as they prepare for the Sunday Gospel in a fun, creative, and often dramatic way. One book for each liturgical cycle.

Liturgical Calendars
Follow the rhythm of the Church year by using this tool to identify the current liturgical season.

“And these words which I command you this day shall be upon your heart; and you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down and when you rise.”

-Deuteronomy 6:6-7 (RSV)