Faith Formation Program

Depending on their grade, students who register attend classes on Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. To speak to someone, contact our Faith Formation office at 630-830-2995.

Our grade level Faith Formation program is offered to students in Kindergarten-9th grade.   

Sacramental Preparation for Children

St. Peter Damian's policies

First CommunionOur First Communion program is a 2-year program that begins in 1st grade. The sacrament of First Communion is celebrated in the spring of 2nd grade.

Confirmation - Our Confirmation program is a 2-year program that begins in 8th grade. Confirmation students are required to attend service projects and retreats as planned by the religious education director. The sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated in the spring of freshman year when all requirements have been fulfilled.

Faith Formation Schedule

Tuesday Evening

The following grade levels meet on select Tuesday evenings:

  • Kindergarten  (4 pm - 5:30 pm)

  • 1st grade (4 pm - 5:30 pm)

  • 1st Communion  (4 pm - 5:30 pm)

  • 3rd - 6th grades  (4 pm - 5:30pm)

  • 5th grade (7 pm - 8:30 pm)

Wednesday Evening

The following grade levels meet on select Wednesday evenings:

  • 7th grade (7 pm - 8:30 pm)

  • 8th grade (7 pm- 8:30 pm)

  • Confirmation (7 pm - 8:30 pm)

Saturday Morning

The following grade levels meet on select Saturday mornings:

  • 1st grade (9 am - 10:30 am)

  • 1st Communion (9 am - 10:30 am)

  • 3rd grade (9 am - 10:30 am)

  • 4th grade (9 am - 10:30 am)

Class Schedules 2022 - 2023

Kindergarten
Tuesday (4:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

  • September 6, 20

  • October 4, 18

  • November 1, 15

  • December 6

  • January 10, 24

  • February 7, 21

  • March 7, 21

  • April 11, 25

3rd & 4th Grades
Tuesday (4:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

  • September 13, 27

  • October 11, 25

  • November 8, 29

  • December 13

  • January 17, 31

  • February 14, 28

  • March 14

  • April 18

  • Home study session is March 28

5th & 6th Grades
Tuesday (4:00 pm - 5:30 pm)
Tuesday (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

  • September 13, 27

  • October 11, 25

  • November 8, 29

  • December 13

  • January 17, 31

  • February 14, 28

  • March 14

  • April 18

  • Home study session is March 28

7th & 8th Grades
Wednesday (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

  • September 7, 21

  • October 5, 19

  • November 2, 16

  • December 7

  • January 11, 25

  • February 8

  • March 8, 22

  • April 12, 26

  • Home study session is December 21

1st Grade & 1st Communion
Tuesday (4:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

  • September 6, 20

  • October 4, 18

  • November 1, 15

  • December 6

  • January 10, 24

  • February 7, 21

  • March 7, 21

  • April 11, 25

  • Home study session is December 20

  • 1st Reconciliation parent meeting is October 4 at 7:00 pm

  • 1st Reconciliation practice is February 21

  • 1st Reconciliation is February 28 at 4:15 pm

  • 1st Communion parent meeting (TBA)

  • 1st Communion practice is May 1 at 6:30 pm

  • 1st Communion is May 6

1st Grade & 1st Communion
Saturday (9:00 am - 10:30 am)

  • September 10, 24

  • October 8, 22

  • November 5, 19

  • December 10

  • January 14, 28

  • February 11, 25

  • March 11, 25

  • April 15, 29

  • Home study session is December 23

  • 1st Reconciliation parent meeting is October 4

  • 1st Reconciliation practice is February 25

  • 1st Reconciliation is March 4 at 10:00 am

  • 1st Communion parent meeting is (TBA)

  • 1st Communion practice is May 2 at 6:30 pm

  • 1st Communion is May 6

Confirmation Class
Wednesday (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

  • September 14, 28

  • October 12, 26

  • November 9, 30

  • December 14

  • January 18

  • February 1, 15

  • March 1

  • Holy Fire is October 15

  • Reconciliation is March 1 at 7:00 pm

  • Confirmation practice is March 15 at 6:30 pm

  • Confirmation is March 19 at 2:00 pm