Our Faith Formation goal, here at St. Paulís, is to help others grow in their relationship with God throughout their ENTIRE life as individuals and as participants in a faith-based community. We wish to educate and journey with you as you learn to live as a disciple of Jesus Christ in your homes, in your communities, and in the world.
Pre-K through 8th Grade Religious Education
(Faith Formation on Sundays)
Kristy White, Director of Religious Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at (607) 637-2571.
Classes commence in September of each year and conclude in May, with a mid-winter break in January.
Will be announced via St. Paulís bulletin and Facebook page at the end of August or early September.
First Reconciliation and First Communion is offered to 2nd grade students who have participated in 2 years of Faith Formation classes. Classes for sacrament preparation are scheduled in the Fall for First Reconciliation and in the Spring
for First Communion.
Twice monthly following Sundayís mass from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Father Rausch Hall
Note: Parents should wait with their children until the catechists arrive in the
hall. Never leave your child unattended.
Ms. Patricia Gross ~ Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade
Mrs. Kelly Cutler ~ 2nd and 3rd grades
Mrs. Christina Christensen ~ 4th and 5th Grades
Ms. Kristy White ~ 6th, 7th, and 8th Grades
levels. However, students will always be placed in developmentally sound groupings.
Confirmation Preparation Religious Education (Grades 9 -11)
call the office at (607) 637 - 2571
with a mid-winter break in January.
Will be announced via St. Paulís bulletin and Facebook page at
the end of August or early September.Students must participate in all 3 years of
Confirmation prep in order to receive the sacrament. Special circumstances
will be looked at on a case-by-case basis.
During non-pandemic years, students will also participate in a number of
activities and outings in their 3rd year of prep that expose them to numerous
aspects of the faith, in addition to attending regular class sessions.
Please check to see if classes have been cancelled due to
inclement weather on our Facebook page. Please exercise caution when
transporting your children to class. Safety is our number one concern. Weather
on the outskirts of Hancock can often be more severe than the weather we
experience in town.
The cost to register your child is $5, with a maximum of $25 per family. Please
see Kristy White if you have financial concerns. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Vacation Bible School (VBS):
Vacation Bible School is held yearly, in conjunction with Emory Methodist
Church. Hosting privileges alternate each year! Information is posted to our
Facebook page and placed in the bulletin each year. Cost? Free! Join in on the
summer fun with us as we learn more about our faith!
Are you thinking about joining the Catholic Church?
Many adults wishing to join the Catholic faith follow a process called R.C.I.A,
which stands for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. For more
information, contact the parish office at (607) 637 - 2571 or email us at
For more information on the sacrament of baptism,
please contact the parish office at (607) 637 - 2571 or email
To learn more about marriage preparation and
Pre-Cana classes, please contact the parish office at (607) 637 -2571 or email
us at email@example.com.