Mary Schumacher
Coordinator of Faith Formation
(K-6th Grade)
(320) 274-8828 ext. #24

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Youth Faith Formation & Youth Ministry  


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Our Mission:

"... is to create a welcoming community for its youth and their friends that equip the youth to develop a deeper relationship with Christ, share the joy of The Lord, do everything in love, and challenge them to extend the love of Christ to the world ."

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Check out our youth ministry events below!

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Vacation Bible School July 17-20
We are in need of 1-2 adult leaders to help out. Watch the bulletin and your email for more information! If you are interested in helping please contact Mary at 320.274.8828 ext 24
Come get rescued by Jesus at this years Vacation Bible School
August 6-10 

We'll learn all about how Jesus works in our lives at all times, but especially when we get “Shipwrecked” and need “rescuing”! Registrations have been e- mailed out to those in our programs. Registrations forms are also available on our website and at the VBS table set up in the gathering space. Register today, friends are welcome! 
We are in need of volunteers for our VBS program. Please let Mary in the Youth Faith Formation Office know if you are interested in help- ing. There are so many ways and different times, there is something for everyone! Mary can be reached at 274.8828 ext 24 or via email at  
The St Ignatius Youth Faith Formation classes will begin Wednesday October 30 
Registrations will be emailed out to those families registered in the Faith For- mation program in the past. If you are new to the parish or have a child that will be starting their faith formation journey, please be in touch with  Mary can be reached at 274.8828 ext 24 or via email at  
Students in grades 1-5 will attend classes Wednesdays after school from 3:10-4:30-they are bussed here from Annandale Elementary. Parents are responsible to have students picked up by 4:30. Students in grades 6-10 will attend classes Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00. Watch the bulletin for more information on Faith Formation Classes.
VIRTUS Session @ St. Ignatius
Saturday, July 21st from 9:00 a.m. to noon

VIRTUS is for anyone who needs to attend for their Essential 3. If you are planning
to volunteer time with the youth, you will need to be E3. E-3 includes: Background
check, Code of Conduct, and attending a VIRTUS Session BEFORE you
begin your volunteer duties. This includes helping with Vacation Bible School,
teaching Faith Formation classes, hall monitoring during classes, chaperoning, etc. It
is mandatory that you have completed the E-3 process. If you have questions or
need help with this process contact Dianne Mosley at 320-274-8828 ext. 33, or
email Dianne at
Are you a High School Senior interested in college seminary?
Seminary Application Information Meeting
Wednesday, August 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Saint John Vianney College Seminary,
2110 Selby Avenue, St. Paul

Are you a High School Senior interested in college seminary? This meeting is for
men entering their Senior year in High School and are interested in entering seminary
formation for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and attending
Saint John Vianney college seminary. Parents or guardians are also encouraged to
attend. Join us for Mass, a light meal, tour of the seminary and discussion of application
procedures for Fall 2019 entry. Questions? Please contact the Office of Vocations
at 651-962-6890. Registration is required!
Register online at