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4/14/2015 Christian Formation Minutes

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Posted 5/3/15

Christian Formation Meeting Minutes

April 14, 2015

Present:            Jan Sullivan, Chair

                        S.M. Gemma Therese, Director of Religious Education

            Lori VanBuren, Liaison to Pastoral Council

                        Jane Watry

Doyle Pokorny
Michelle Kast           


Absent:             None

Opening Prayer:  Hail Mary said by all.

Minutes:  The March 17, 2015 minutes were approved will one addition (under DRE Report / Tuition) - 2015-16 Tuition will increase by $5. 

Old Business:

Faith-a-thon – Our local quiz on Wednesday, March 25 went well.  The top 5 are advancing to the District Faith-a-thon on Saturday, May 16th in Horicon.

Teen Spring Fling (Saturday, March 21 after 4pm mass) – Went well.  Had 7 attendees  Watched Heaven is for Real movie/played game.       

New Business:

            Confirmation (Wednesday, April 22, St. Drexel) – All set!

First Communion (Sunday, May 3, 10:30am) – Reception afterwards with cookies/bars/punch.  Jan will be there to set things up.

Religious Ed Director Report – See report dated 4/14/15.  Some of the items covered include: RCIA, RCIC, Confirmation & First Communion Pictures, Confirmation Practice/Gifts, 2015-16 Registration, Policy Requirements.

Other Items:

Memorial Donation – Discussed establishment of a Scholarship Fund.

Confirmation Retreat discussed.

Next Committee Meeting:  6:30pm, May 12, 2015

Agenda Items:  Faith-a-thon, Confirmation, First Communion, Religious Ed Scholarship Fund

Closing Prayer – Glory Be said by all.

Submitted by Michelle Kast