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Youth Faith Formation



Faith Formation Classes take place during the school year on Wednesday afternoons/evenings.
K-6th - 4:00-5:15pm            7-8th - 6:30-8:00pm
Discipleship groups determined by their group.
Any questions regarding Youth Faith Formation can be directed to
Sarah Haman
886-2772 or youthff@icparishwatertown.org


Calendar                                                                          ______

Wed Oct 30th              Post Confirmation 11th grade Dinner with Father Fox (5:30-6:00) RSVP

Wed Nov 6th               Faith & Real Life Series - 
                                     5:30 Mass - 6:00 Supper - 6:45 Speaker (Coleen Kelly Mast) -                                                                                         
                                     This is a regular scheduled class - An Opportunity for the whole family to                                                                             enjoy!
                                     Childcare available for Infant - 12 years old at the IC School during the Speaker.
                                      School doors open at 6:35pm to sign your child into a room.  
                                        ***Please contact Sarah Haman if you are interested in helping with our                                                     Childcare on a rotation base - needed volunteers are: Craft room, Nursery,  and Gym.    

Thur Nov 7th            Parent Love Ed Session 5th -8th Grade 6:00 to 8:00 PM @ Church Hall

Sat Nov 9th                Diocesan Youth Conference, Brookings, SD for Grades 7-12

Wed Nov 13th            5th & 6th Grade Love ED (no regular class) 6:00 to 8:00 PM @ Unity Hall
                                       All other grades classes will be as normal

Wed Nov 20th            7th & 8th Grade Love ED (no regular class) 6:00 to 8:00 PM @ Unity Hall
                                        All other grades classes will be as normal

Wed Nov 27th             NO CLASS - Happy Thanksgiving

Nov 30th - Dec 3        Faith and Real Life PARISH MISSION- Monsignor Shea

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Youth Growing Opportunities 

RSVP by 10/29/19  Sign up Genius link  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e044ea8a722a7fd0-rsvp1

Diocesan Youth Rallies
You are invited to our annual Diocesan Youth Conference! Each year we welcome nearly 2000 youth and adults from around the Diocese for this day of fun, community and prayer. We hope to see you there!

WATCH THIS TO SEE https://youtu.be/UsK8cwawmgg for more info and a sneak peek of whats to come!

When:
November 9, 2019

Where:
Swiftel Center, Brookings, SD

Youth in grades 6-12 and adult leaders from parishes.

A bus has been arranged for transportation.

Tickets are: $32.00 / Student  ~ $22.00 / Adult

Tentative Schedule

  • 8:30 am – Doors Open
  • 9:00 am – Opening Session
  • 11:30 am – Adoration/Confessions
  • 12:15 pm – Lunch
  • 1:00 pm – Afternoon Session
  • 2:45 pm – Breakout
  • 4:00 pm – Mass w/ Bishop
  • 5:30 pm – Closing Thoughts, Prizes, Etc.
  • 6:00 pm – Depart
Contact Sarah Haman @ FF Office

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This retreat will focus on deepening the understanding and preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation.

When: 
Satuarday Febuary 8th
Schedule TBD - 

Where:
IC Parish Hall

Registration:
Contact Sarah Haman at FF Office to inquire.

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March for Life Pilgrimage

The 47th Annual March for Life will take place on Friday, January 24, 2020.  The Diocese of Sioux Falls through the Office of Marriage, Family, and Respect Life will be participating in the March and invites you to come along.  The pilgrimage will include participation in the March, the Catholic Life is Very Good youth rally, some free time to visit sites at our Nation’s Capital, and time at the National Basilica.

Dates
January 22-26, 2020.

Who Can Come?
The pilgrimage is open to anyone (youth and adults). Middle school youth may be able to attend as long as a parent attends as well.

Tentative Itinerary
Wednesday, January 22nd – Depart for Washington, D.C.
Thursday, January 23rd – Arrive in D.C. and head to the Life is Very Good Rally in Fairfax
Friday, January 24th – March for Life & Free Time
Saturday, January 25th – Free Time
Sunday, January 26th – Return to Sioux Falls

Cost
Traveling w/ a group: $500
Individual attendee: $500 (+ registration fee)
Single Room (Adults Only): $600

Deadline
For the best chance of reserving your spot on the bus, register by December 1st. If our buses are full, you will be added to a wait-list.

Link Sign up genius for IC Parish to register for the March and for fundraisers - 

Fundraising Schedule:

November 2nd and 3rd : Penny Raffle – The times listed for sign up are for Before and after the masses, so you will be able to attend that mass. We will have 2 stations set up with at least 3 people at each station to cover before and after all masses for Sat and Sunday. I will need at least 1 adult volunteer to help coordintate at each mass time and I will pickup which mass time has not been taken.

December 14th and 15th:  Bake Sale – Before and after the masses. We will need all donated baked goods dropped off by Friday December 13th - Plan on asking eveyone you know to make and bake some goodies to donate!!!!

February – TBD: Pancake Feed – A time to hear about all the wonderful seeds planted and see pictures of the pilgrimage.



For more information see the Faith Formation Office or check out the Sioux Falls Diocesen website click here!



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