“When families bring children into the world, train them in faith and sound values, and teach them to contribute to society, they become a blessing in our world.”

Pope Francis

St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community is proud to offer Faith Formation Classes for all children in Grades 1-11. Through classroom learning, small group discussions, crafts, activities and family events, we aim to help young people grow as disciples of Jesus. Our desire is to walk alongside every family, supporting each person in their own faith journey, and building families that are confidently able to live lives of faithful witness to the Gospel and the love of Jesus Christ. Come Join Us – All are Welcome!




St. Gabriel Catholic Community Faith Formation (CFC) Office

900 Geiger Street, Neenah, WI 54956

920-725-0660

Jenny Schneider – Grades 1-6 – jschneider@smcatholicschools.org

Meredith Lauer – Grades 7-11 – mlauer@smcatholicschools.org

Georgia Juneau – Administrative Assistant – gjuneau@smcatholicschools.org




Elementary – Grades 1-6

  • Classes meet Monday afternoon 4:30 to 5:30, Wednesday afternoon 4:30 to 5:30, or Wednesday evening 6:30 to 7:30. *Please indicate your preference for the Class Day/Time in the NOTES section of the registration form.**
  • Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Communion are typically in 2nd grade. If your child has not received these sacraments and is older than 2nd grade, please contact Jenny Schneider at jschneider@smcatholicschools.org or 920-725-0660 to inquire about receiving these sacraments.

Middle School – Grades 7 and 8

  • Classes for middle school meet Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:00 and utilize the EDGE Curriculum from LifeTeen. Students will meet as a combined large group and then breakout into smaller groups by grade for more personal discussion and conversation.

High School – Grades 9 and 10

  • Classes for high school meet Sunday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30, immediately after the 5:00 pm Mass. Students are encouraged to attend the 5:00 Mass and then attend class immediately afterwards. Snacks might even be provided! Please note, enrollment in high school classes are a prerequisite for Confirmation preparation in 11th grade, unless the student is currently enrolled in Catholic Education.

Confirmation – Grade 11

  • Classes for Confirmation meet Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 8:45, two to three times per month. In addition to the Wednesday night classes, students are required to attend one weekend retreat event (Scheduled for the group, usually in January or early February). All Confirmation students will select a Confirmation Sponsor. This person must be a practicing Catholic, more than 16 years old, and cannot be a parent of the student. Materials will be provided to the student to go through with their sponsor, so they are encouraged to select someone with whom they have means of regular communication and are able to talk comfortably with about their faith. Enrollment in 9th and 10 grade class is a prerequisite for Confirmation Preparation, unless the student is currently enrolled in Catholic Education. Please contact Meredith Lauer at mlauer@smcatholicschools.org or 920-725-0660 for any questions regarding Confirmation.



Registration

  • All registrations will be done online
  • For Grades 1-6, please indicate in the NOTES section on the registration form which class session you prefer.
  • For all students, please indicate any allergies or learning accomodations needed in the NOTES section for each child.

Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition for Grades 1-10 is $140 per student, with a maximum of $420 per family
  • Tuition for Confirmation is $170 per student, and includes all materials and the retreat.
  • The fee for First Reconciliation is $25 and covers the cost of materials and the retreat. This fee is not included in the family maximum.
  • The fee for First Communion is $30 and covers the cost of materials and the retreat. This fee is not included in the family maximum.

Payments

  • Payments can be made through our online portal at any time.
  • Cash or checks can be dropped off or mailed to us at 900 Geiger Street ATTN: Georgia Juneau
  • SCRIP Credit is available by inidicating CFC Tuition on your SCRIP Order Form. Please contact Georgia Juneau at 920-725-0660 for any questions about SCRIP Credits for Faith Formation Tuition
  • All Faith Formation Teachers will receive discounted tuition.
  • Tuition Assistance is available for those who need it. No student will be denied Faith Formation opportunities due to financial constraints. Please Contact Jenny Schneider at jschneider@smcatholicschools.org to request assistance.
  • All payments are due by April 1, 2023