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FAMILY AND CHILDREN FAITH FORMATION (FF) CORE TOPICS

All parents of children in classroom based Faith Formation programs must attend three (3) of the following CORE topic meetings. The requirements are met by family, not by child, so no matter how many children you have in our programs, you are still only required to attend three (3) Faith Formation events and activities.

We offer a variety of programs and educational opportunities that count toward your CORE topics, including:

ONLINE OPTIONS FOR CORE TOPICS

  • Watch Fr. David Buersmeyer's Forming Conscience. Answers the reflection questions at the end and email your answers to anne.truax@abecket.org.
  • Watch Kirste Moline's Stations of the Cross. Answers the reflection questions at the end and email your answers to anne.truax@abecket.org.
  • Watch Fr. John Esper's The Power of Prayer. Answer the reflection questions at the end and email your answers to anne.truax@abecket.org.
  • Watch Fr. Murphy's History of the Catholic Church. Answer the reflection questions at the end of the film and email your answers to anne.truax@abecket.org.
  • Watch Laura Broyles' Understanding Prayer. There are reflection questions. Submit your answers to anne.truax@abecket.org.
  • Watch the Infancy Narratives Video. There are reflection questions. Submit your answers to anne.truax@abecket.org.
  • Check the Faith Portal for more opportunities.

LEARN FROM HOME OPTION
Borrow a CD: Theologian Bill Huebsch presents topics from the Catechism of the Catholic Church on a variety of CDs. There are 17 different topics with reflection questions to answer. CD’s are located near south entrance to the building. Take a CD home, listen to it, and email your answers to the reflection questions to Anne Truax at anne.truax@abecket.org to receive CORE credit. Then you can return the CD to the church (or purchase it for $3).

In order to participate in Family and Children Faith Formation Programs, parents must be registered parishioners and must register their children with the Religious Education Programs office. Please read our Tuition Policy, our Attendance Policy and our Snow Day Policy.

Feel free to Contact the Faith Formation Office with any questions or concerns. Our Staff Directory may help to direct you to the person best able to help you.

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St. Thomas a'Becket Catholic Church | 555 S. Lilley Road | Canton, MI 48188 | (734) 981-1333 | www.abecket.org