The SIJ Commission established the Reimagining Committee to Gather data and conduct research to assist in the planning and implementation of the 2020-2021 SIJ Faith Formation Program.
Accomplishments (April – July)
- Surveyed SIJ Commission leaders and met with over 50 catechists
- Conversation with Father Jose: Virtual program with catechist/student sessions
- Selected a new curriculum (K-8): Loyola Press “Finding God/Encontrando a Dios”
- Finalized the program calendar (Start: Week of September 13th)
- Produced our first YouTube video!
- Conversation with Father Son and Catechists!
From Planning to Implementation: OUR TEAMS
“Faith is what gets you started. Hope is what keeps you going.
Love is what brings you to the end.”
From Planning to Implementation: PLANNING
FAITH FORMATION CALENDARS
For the Family and Catechist
Livestream event to bring catechists together for the beginning of our Faith Formation 2020-2021 Season.
FAMILY WELCOME SESSION
Livestream event to provide information to families about our new Faith Formation Model including policies, guidelines for learning & teaching with Catechist support.
ADVENT & LENT
Fun, interactive, Livestream family events.
Currently researching options for implementation of these events.
CIRCLE OF GRACE
This program will be facilitated by parents during a home lesson.
Instructions and materials will be provided to parents prior to January 24, 2021
END OF YEAR FAMILY SESSION
This session will be a celebration of our new Family Model Faith Formation and will include a program evaluation.