Faith Formation & Evangelization

Welcome to St. Patrick Faith Formation & Evangelization website. Our mission is to provide an ongoing, lifelong process of Catholic Faith education and development, to proclaim the Gospel message of Jesus and to encourage full participation in the life of the Catholic Church. For information, please call 510.799.4434 or email ffe@stpatrickrodeo.org.

Faith Formation & Evangelization Programs 

Have you registered your child in the St. Patrick Religious Education Programs 2016-2017? It is not too late to register! Come sign up for Children Faith Formation (Elementary), Edge (Middle School), Confirmation Journey (High School) & Youth Ministry/Life Teen (High School).

2016-2017 Registration Form for Confirmation, Faith Formation, Edge Middle School Ministry & Youth Ministry


2016-2017 Children Faith Formation & Edge Middles School Ministry & Confirmation

Registration Fee*

$60.00- 1 Student
$110.00- 2 Students
$150.00- 3 Students
$180.00- 4 Students & more
*Financial Assistance available

Each year we need volunteers to teach and share the Catholic Faith with our Parish children. The Faith Formation & Evangelization Office is located in the Parish Office.
For more information, call 510.799.4434 or email ffe@stpatrickrodeo.org

Children Faith Formation (Preschool – 5th Grade) (Calendar)

Children Faith Formation walks with your children in their faith journey by introducing them to the message and life of Jesus, by modeling a life of discipleship (social justice, community, love for their neighbor) and challenging them to use their gifts from God to build His kingdom here on earth. 

Classes Thursdays (5:45pm – 7:00pm), Location: St. Patrick School
First Day of Class: September 8, 2016
Parent's Meeting: October 13, 2016; 6:00pm @ St. Patrick Church

Edge Middle School Ministry (6th, 7th, & 8th Grade) (Calendar)

Edge is a middle school youth ministry designed to lead teens closer to Christ. There is so much changing in the lives of middle school youth, it is essential that they be introduced to the truth and love of Jesus Christ and the Church so that their lives can be transformed and led in a positive direction. Edge youth ministry strives to introduce the youth to the saving power and love of Christ.

Classes Thursdays (5:30pm – 7:00pm), Location: St. Patrick Parish Hall
First Day of Class: September 8, 2016
Parent's Meeting: October 20, 2016; 6:00pm @ St. Patrick Church

Youth Ministry/LifeTeen (High School) (Calendar) 

Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church. By encouraging a deeper & fuller relationship with Jesus Christ, allowing them to experience the love is Jesus, and challenging them to live the Gospel.

Sessions Thursdays (6:30pm – 7:30pm), Location: St. Patrick Parish Hall
Youth Ministry Starts: September 8, 2016
Multi-Events Permission Form

Confirmation Journey (High School) (Calendar) 

Confirmation Journey is a 2 year process to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. This journey encourages youth to deeper relationship with God and to become a disciple of Jesus Christ.

Confirmation Journey Handbook
Sessions Sundays (1:30pm – 3:30pm), Location: St. Patrick Parish Hall
Parent's & Candidates Meeting: September 11, 2016 (Location: St. Patrick Church)
Phase I (Year 1) 1:00pm-2:30pm; Phase II (Year 2) 3:00pm-4:30pm
Confirmation Journey Starts: September 18, 2016 (First Session)