Elementary Faith Formation

Celebrating Our Catholic Faith

Elementary Topics

Preschool – Bibles Stories, Crafts & Prayers; books: Catholic Prayer Book for Children and Beginner’s Bible

Kindergarten/Grade 1 – Bible Stories, Crafts & Prayers; books: Catholic Prayer for Children and Beginner’s Bible

Sacramental Preparation (grades 2 & older) books: Dynamic Catholic Blessed Reconciliation and Holy Communion

Grade 3: Disciples of Jesus: Service and Study; books: Loyola Press Finding God and Beginner’s Bible

Grade 4 – Living & Sharing the Good News; books: The Catholic Youth Bible and Bible Devotions and Activities

Grade 5 – Celebrating the Catholic Faith; books: Celebrating the Eucharist & Gathering to Celebrate the Sacraments

Zoom Faith Formation: Elementary (Preschool – Grade 5) with parent/guardian

  • Family will receive an invite/link to attend Zoom Faith Formation Elementary for the grades of their children
  • Staggered Start times for Zoom Classes for each grade (*K/Gr 1 will be combined)
  • 5:30pm – 5:55pm Preschool, Kindergarten/Grade 1
  • 6:00pm – 6:25pm Sacramental Preparation for Reconciliation and Holy Communion (*students in this class are in Grade 2 or older)
  • 6:00pm – 6:25pm Grade 4
  • 6:30pm – 6:55pm Grade 3, Grade 5
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm Questions? Mara is available in the Zoom meeting room or cell phone 507-649-2353

Elementary Key Dates for the Fall

Monday-Wednesday-Thursday, Sept 21, 23, 24, 4pm – 6pm (see above)

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:30pm Zoom Elementary Grades Preschool through Grade 5 Orientation

Wednesday, October 7 – 6pm Zoom Rosary ~ Sign up to lead or respond rosary prayers – text Mara 507-649-2353

Wednesday, October 14 – Staggered Start times for Elementary Zoom Instruction

Sacramental Preparation

First Reconciliation and First Communion

St. Dominic Faith Formation Program and St. Dominic School children in Grade 2 (and/or older) prepare to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Holy Eucharist. Students must present a newly issued Baptismal certificates from their church of Baptism at registration. Classes begin in September; the last day to enroll for the 2020-2021 school year is September 13, 2020.

If you have not yet registered your child to receive the Sacraments this year, please contact Mara Mangan at the parish office 507-645-8816 ext 205.


Mara Mangan, Director of Faith Formation, (507) 645-8816 ext. 205 or e-mail