“Parents are the primary educators of their children.”
General Directory for Catechesis
The example of Christian life lived by parents/guardians is irreplaceable. Catholic families pray, attend weekly mass together, participate in parish activities, and assist in the financial support of the church.REGISTRATION FORM
We warmly welcome your family to the St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church Faith Formation/Catequesis Program for the formal religious formation of your child. The registration of your son/daughter indicates your commitment to raise your family with an appreciation of the Catholic faith and an understanding of the promises you made at the child’s Baptism.
Christian Formation Timeline
Families are expected to attend Mass weekly as parents are the primary catechists of their children.
First Penance/First Holy Communion
Preparation begins in first grade. The Archdiocese of Miami requires two consecutive (school) years of faith formation classes before receiving the sacraments.
Preparation begins in seventh grade. The Archdiocese of Miami requires two consecutive (school) years of faith formation classes before receiving the sacrament.
Our Faith Formation/Catequesis Program is committed to nurture and instruct the children in the love of Jesus Christ and His Church. Our goal is for our students to learn to love the Holy sacrifice of the Mass while focusing in preparing the children for adult Christian living, stressing the teachings of Christ.