Faith Formation & Youth Ministry

OUR MISSION

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The Faith Formation program at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish will provide adults, youth and children knowledge of our catholic teachings to help grow and form disciples of Jesus. We will encourage to live in communion and participate as active members of our church until thy kingdom come.

REGISTRATION 2018-2019

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1.  To register for Faith Formation stop by the Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Office. If you or your child is new please bring the following information:

  •     Birth Certificate (ONLY for RCIA Classes)
  •     Baptism Certificate
  •      First Holy Communion Certificate (ONLY to register for Confirmation Preparation)
  •      Parish Envelope #

2.  Complete registration for each learner.
3.  Pay the yearly fee $25.00 / learner. Please ask about our special family pricing for families of 3 or more.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

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A specialized form of religious education which focuses on children. A week-long event during the summer, though the lengths of such programs may vary, and they are sometimes held during summer times of the year.  We provide breakfast, lunch & snack during the week 8AM-12:30PM

TEEN A.C.T.S. RETREAT

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What is a Teen ACTS Retreat?

 A Teen ACTS retreat is a three-day and three-night Catholic lay retreat for parish high school students, based on the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ. The retreat is presented by a team of parishioners composed of high school students, young adults (college age) and adults. The retreat begins on Thursday evening and ends Sunday with Mass celebrated with the parish community. Teen ACTS retreats are coed, consisting of male and female team members and retreatants. **

**Taken from the Teen ACTS Directors Manual, By Anthony L. Deosdade, All rights reserved by ACTS Missions.

Who is this retreat for?

  • This retreat is for incoming high school freshmen to exiting seniors. 

When does this retreat take place?

  • This retreat takes place regularly in the summer.
  • Dates: August 16 – 19, 2018

FACE THE CHALLENGE RETREAT

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Youth are asked to face the challenge of giving up all material wants and desires to experience a weekend exploring the fundamental basics of our Catholic Faith. This is a Friday – Sunday Retreat. Youth sleep at a campsite. This retreat requires parent’s participation.

Who is this retreat for?

· This retreat is for 13 – 18 year olds. 

When does this retreat take place?

· This retreat takes place in December near the Holiday season.

Dec. 28-30, 2018

CONFIRMATION RETREAT

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 This retreat is weekend retreat from Friday – Sunday. The youth will explore who they are and the relationships they have on their journey towards the sacrament of Confirmation. This

Who is this retreat for?

  • This retreat is youth in immediate preparation to receiv the sacrament of Confirmation. 

When does this retreat take place?

  • This retreat takes place between February & March.
  • Feb. 08-10, 2019

Forms

FORMS, CALENDAR & MORE

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Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our parishioners, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Faith Formation Office

2209 Kendlewood, McAllen, TX 78501, US

(956) 682-3663

Hours

Mon

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tue

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Wed

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Thu

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Fri

Closed

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed