Summer blessings to all our faith formation families.

We Love You!

We Care About You!

We're United In Prayer!

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Summer Blessing for Families

May we make our homes places of relaxation, joy, love, peace and safety.
May we be generous and considerate,
not thinking only about ourselves,
but helping others enjoy the blessings of the summertime.


Lord God, Creator of all things,
guide our steps and strengthen our hearts
during these months of summer and vacation days.


Grant us refreshment of mind and body.
May we constantly strive to make a meaningful difference
in the lives of our loved ones and in the world around us
as we enjoy the warm days of summertime.

- The Catholic Review

 

 

 

 

 

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Faith Formation Resources

If I can be of any assistance, please reach out. Know that you and your families are in my continued prayers for safety, peace, and blessings. 

Sincerely, 

 

Mae Ba

Director of Faith Formation

Sacred Hearts Parish

48 S Chestnut Street

Bradford, MA 01835

(978) 373-1281 ext. 117

E-mail: mba@sacredheartsparish.com

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Lesson Guides for K-8 Faith Formation

Icon Sun-Wed Grade 2 Curriculum Guide 19-20 Revision 03.13.2020.docx (22.6 KB)  2nd Grade Lesson Guides. Video Links to Dynamic Catholic, Blessed First Communion https://dynamiccatholic.com/blessed/first-communion/program-view/session-4

Icon K, 1, 3-8th Lesson Guides (42.8 KB)  K, 1st, 3rd, 4th-8th Lesson Guides

Icon 03.15.2020 Grade 7 and 8 Gospel Weeklies (2.7 MB) 03.15.2020 Grade 7 and 8 Gospel Weeklies

Icon 03.22.2020 Grade 7 and 8 Gospel Weeklies (2.6 MB) 03.22.2020   "     "

Icon 03.29.2020 Grade 7 and 8 Gospel Weeklies (2.8 MB) 03.29.2020   "    "

Icon 04.05.2020 Grade 7 and 8 Gospel Weeklies (2.7 MB) 04.05.2020 Grade 7 and 8 "Palm Sunday" Gospel Weeklies

Icon 04.12 and 04.19.2020 Visions Gospel Weeklies (2.7 MB)  04.12 and 04.19 Easter Sunday and Divine Mercy Gospel Weeklies

Icon 7th and 8th Grade Visions Gospel Weeklies_4.26.20.pdf (2.6 MB) 04.26.2020 Visions Gospel Weeklies

Icon 7th and 8th Grade Visions Gospel Weeklies_5.03.20.pdf (2.7 MB) 05.03.2020 Visions Gospel Weeklies

Icon 7th and 8th Grade Visions Gospel Weeklies_5.10.20.pdf (2.6 MB) 05.10.2020 Visions Gospel Weeklies

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Dear Families,

Welcome, and thank you for visiting the Sacred Hearts Parish Religious Education page! Sacred Hearts Parish offers faith formation for students in grades K-10. Classes meet regularly throughout the school year and help children develop a close, personal, relationship with God and a deeper understanding of the Catholic faith.

The program is responsible for sacramental preparation in all grades. Sacramental preparation for Reconciliation and Communion and reception of those sacraments typically takes place in 2nd grade. Sacramental preparation for Confirmation typically takes place in 9th and 10th grade with reception in 11th grade.

Parents of students with special needs are encouraged to contact us about participating in our programs. We look forward to partnering with you to help your child walk by faith.

Registration does not close -we welcome all students working to receive the sacraments and deepen their participation in the life of the Church. Catholic school students receive instruction during the school day and do not need to register with us, except for Confirmation preparation in high school.

 

2019-2020  Registration Form, Handbook, and Photo Release Form

 

Icon 19-20 Registration Form (470.4 KB)  Open Registration

Icon 19-20 Photo Release Form (105.4 KB)

Icon 19-20 Handbook (430.4 KB)

 

 

 

2019-2020  Calendar *** Revision Date 12/16/2019

Icon 19-20 Faith Formation (K-8) Calendar_Revised 12.16.2019.pdf (142.3 KB)

 

 

Save the Date: Faith, Family, and Food Gathering 2020

Sunday, March 15th, 2020  10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (for students enrolled in our Sunday session). 

Wednesday, March 19th, 2020  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (for students enrolled in our Wednesday session)

YOU’RE INVITED to our Faith, Family, and Food Gathering Parents are also kindly asked to join us for this special event. This gathering will be held at Sacred Hearts School. We will begin by sharing a meal, followed by activities and lessons for all students and parents. We are looking for volunteers to help set-up and break down for our event. Your generosity is much appreciated. An RSVP (form) will also help us plan for food and activities to ensure we have plenty for everyone. If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Mae Ba at mba@sacredheartsparish.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Follow our facebook page, and stay updated on all our latest news!

https://www.facebook.com/sacredheartsbradford/ 

Browse our pinterest page, which is a spot where we have gathered lots of faith-filled activity ideas!

www.pinterest.com/shpre

 

Faith Formation Class Schedules

Begins September 15, 2019

Sundays 10:15-11:15 a.m. Grades K-8 & RCIC 

At Sacred Hearts School

Begins September 18, 2019

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 pm Grades K-8 

At Sacred Hearts School

 

Enrollment Ceremony 

Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. Sacred Hearts Church

 

First Reconciliation- 2020

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (details to follow)

 

Confirmation Class Schedule- 

  • Year One (Grade 9)- Meet monthly on a Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Sacred Hearts Church Hall 
  • Year Two (Grade 10)- Meet monthly on a Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Sacred Hearts Church Hall 

Parent and Student Meeting

  • Year 1 (Grade 9)- TBD
  • Year 2 (Grade 10)- TBD

Please read through the information on our site and contact me with any questions. I look forward to helping you help your children grow closer to Christ!

God Bless,

 

Mae Ba 

Director of Faith Formation 

mba@sacredheartsparish.com

978-373-1281 x17

 

Volunteers Needed!

The strength of our program relies upon the generosity and gifts of all of our volunteers. Between 80 and 100 adults help make Religious Education possible each year! While many opportunities require a commitment from September through April, others require less commitment. Those relating to sacramental preparation (2nd grade, 9th grade, and 10th grade) involve some additional preparation, meetings, and events.

Each year we have a variety of volunteer needs:

Catechists – to prepare lessons and present them to children; to help children develop a love for God and an understanding of the Catholic faith

Aides – to assist catechists in the classroom

Substitute teachers - available to cover for teachers unable to attend on particular class dates

Hall monitors - to assist students in safely traveling throughout our buildings and grounds

Office helpers – present during class and/or for a few hours during the week to assist in preparing catechist resources, assisting parents, tracking data, performing inventories.

Grade-Level Mass Coordinators – available to help now and then to prepare for Sunday morning family Masses

Safety Curriculum Teachers – to help teach, at three times throughout the year, the Archdiocese’s required safety curriculum

VBS volunteers – play a small or large role in the organizing and running of our Vacation Bible School

All Religious Education volunteers fill out an annual CORI and complete the Protecting God’s Children program.

Contact us to learn more or get involved!