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Mother and child work on Family Home Study materials

St. Thomas a Becket offers two ways for your child to complete his/her faith formation studies. Our traditional method is classroom based instruction. The other method is the Family Home Study Program. You, the parent or guardian, are the teacher. Your child will complete one workbook chapter a week under your guidance. A syllabus and calendar are provided to keep you on track and focused during the year. This is a flexible option because you choose the day of the week and time that you will do your faith formation studies with your child. It is also a wonderful way for the family to learn together and grow more in faith.

There are two requirements for families involved in Family Home Study:

  • Family Home Study parents are required to attend one of two informational meetings about our new materials for Home Study. Meetings will be Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 6:30 PM or Thursday, October 2, at 6:00 PM.
  • Students must complete and submit a finished workbook;
  • Find out more about our Kids Club, a youth group for kids in grades 2 - 5.

You MUST attend a minimum of four meetings a year. The first Orientation meeting counts as a required meeting. We provide these meetings in order to provide children with some of the community benefits of classroom based instruction. We also want to support parents as catechists, and to provide families with the opportunity to celebrate their faith together. There are online options available in our Faith Portal. Watch the video and submit answers to the questions at the end.

See our First Communion, Reconciliation or Confirmation pages to access the details for preparation, as well as required meeting dates and times.

You can also find more information on our Catechist Resources page or on the church's Catholic Links page.

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