Faith Formation

In C. S. Lewis’ famous “Trilemma,” we have to decide if Jesus is “Lord, liar, or lunatic.” There is no room for other options. Our decision shapes our lives. Just imagine, the Creator of the universe became flesh and dwelt among us (John 1:14). St. Paul exhorts us to pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17), not just one day per week, not just before before meals, not just before bed time. Being Catholic means being centered on Christ and His Church. Everything else, every day, flows from that. But it’s difficult. The world is full of distractions. Paul reminds us that the race lasts a lifetime (1 Corinthians 9). And like the athlete who wants victory, we must endure, ever strengthening our spiritual muscles with daily exercise.

It’s a lifelong process. From cradle Catholics to recent converts to those who are interested in becoming Catholic, our journey of faith is ongoing. St. Jude’s faith formation team wants to grow with YOU and your family. We strive to enhance your family’s spiritual growth by connecting you with the St. Jude community so we can all grow together. We hope you will find ways to gain a deeper understanding of the Catholic faith and develop a closer relationship with Christ through various opportunities at St. Jude. Below you will find links to help you on our journey wherever you may be.

Adult Faith Formation

St. Jude offers classes, small groups, special events and more for adults who are interested in growing in their faith.

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Youth Faith Formation

From toddlers to high school, we have something for everyone: Children’s Liturgy of the Word during Mass, Religious Education classes for grades 1-8, preparation for First Communion and Reconciliation, preparation for Confirmation, a thriving youth ministry and more!

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Parish Library

Did you know St. Jude has a small lending library in the Kelly Conference Room. It’s available to all parishioners.

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Our Director of Religious Education publishes a weekly Faith Formation newsletter. Find out how to subscribe and view previous editions here.

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Want to register your child(ren) for religious education classes? Want to register for RCIA? Need to fill out the media release form? Get all your forms here!

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Staff & Volunteers

We rely on the time and talents of many volunteers. Get to know them here! And if you’d like to learn about volunteering, this is also the place to go.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Do you feel called to share your faith and help others grow in theirs (while growing in yours!)? We are grateful for your help and dedication in passing along our authentic Catholic faith to the community of St. Jude.

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