Discipleship and Faith Formation helps our community to hear and respond to Jesus’ call to “Come, Follow Me” as his disciples. If you are interested in more information regarding Discipleship and Faith Formation, please contact our Director of Discipleship, John Molloy (407)365-3231 x 120.
FAITH FORMATION CATECHISTS, CO-CATECHISTS & HELPERS
Description: Catechists and assistant catechists help others deepen their knowledge of Jesus, grow in their love of Jesus, and faithfully follow Jesus in their daily lives. Helpers usually work outside the classroom in various capacities throughout the year.
Who: Any adult can become a catechist, assistant catechist. High school youth can be assistant catechists and helpers. Training is provided throughout the year.
Requirements: Prospective catechists and assistant catechists must be actively living their Catholic faith, eager to learn more about it, and willing to share it. In addition, anyone 15 years and older who works with children must go through the Safe Environment training and fingerprinting process mandated by the Diocese of Orlando.
Time commitment: Varies depending on role. Catechists and assistants spend about 90 minutes in the classroom per week. In addition, they spend time in prayer and study to prepare for each session.
GUARDIAN ANGELS NURSERY HELPERS
Guardian Angel Nursery is a safe and faith based educational child care program.
Who: Adults and Youth over the age of 14.
Responsibilities: Prepare for the arrival of the children, help with the registration of children, care of children, including diaper changing, nurturing and sharing God’s love.
Time: One/two hours every 6-8 weeks. The nursery is currently open for the 10:00am Mass only. Helpers should arrive by 9:30am the morning of service.
Talent: A willingness to serve the Lord through sharing His love and teachings with small children.
Special Requirement: One hour training class and fingerprinting (the Diocese of Orlando requires all those 14 years and older to be fingerprinted and complete a background check to insure the safety of all).
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS) HELPERS
VBS Helpers are those interested in sharing the excitement of your faith in a Vacation Bible School setting. All materials and supplies are provided for the event. Childcare care is available for the stewards.
Who: Middle and High School Youth as well as Adults.
Responsibilities: Assist with the development and growth of the children of the parish. No experience is necessary to fill these roles. Opportunities for involvement include group leader and assistant leader, drama team, and activity leader and assistant.
Time: Time commitment varies depending on involvement level.
Talent: Works well with children, artistic, creative, any and all talents are welcome!
Special Requirements: Fingerprinting(the Diocese of Orlando requires all those 14 years and older to be fingerprinted and complete a background check to ensure the safety of all).
MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH MINISTRY
The Middle School Youth Group meets twice a month. Opportunities for retreats and service projects are also available. If you want to grow deeper in your relationship with the Lord and connect to people your age that share the Catholic faith then this group is for you.
Click here for the Youth Ministry Website.