Adult Faith Formation
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in their document, Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us outline the three major goals to guide and direct efforts in adult faith formation:
– Invite and Enable Ongoing Conversion to Jesus in Holiness of Life
– Promote and Support Active Membership in the Christian Community
– Call and Prepare Adults to Act as Disciples in Mission to the World
Learn more about Faith Formation
Youth Ministry program
The Youth Ministry program is here for your entire family. We offer programs for 6th-8th Grade Students (Middle School) and 9th-12th Grade Students (High School). Presently we are growing our efforts. The Youth Ministry Schedule is downloadable or can be found on the parish website calendar, in the Sunday Bulletin and on Remind.
Children’s Faith Formation Pre-K to Grade 5
For more information about CFF and Family Program click here!
Children’s Faith Formation helps parents bring their children closer to God and strengthen their Catholic faith. Children’s Faith Formation meets on Sunday mornings from 9 – 11. The fee for registered parishioners is $30 for one child, $40 for two children,$65 for 3 or more children in the immediate family. The fees for non-parishioners is $40 for one child, $50 for two children, $75 for three children or more in the immediate family. To register, fill out the online form HERE and submit the fee with WeShare click here! or a check made out to Saint Vincent Basilica Parish and mailed to Saint Vincent Basilica Parish, Faith Formation, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650. If you are experiencing financial difficulties, please call Mrs. Bridget DiVittis at (724)539-8629 Ext. 16 regarding scholarships or payment arrangements. NO CHILD WILL BE TURNED AWAY BECAUSE OF FINANCIAL CHALLENGES.
A child’s first reconciliation and first Eucharist are wonderful and holy occasions for which the parish partners with parents to help the child understand these sacraments.
Usually the immediate preparation for the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist occur in the second grade. Registration for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion is included on the CFF and Youth Ministry Registration Form HERE . The small material fee may be paid online with WeShare click here!
or by mailing a check to the parish office care of Faith Formation.
Cancellations Due to Poor Weather Conditions
In the event of unsafe weather conditions the cancellation procedure for Faith Formation is as follows:
A Notice will be placed on the front page of the parish website at www.basilicaparishstv.org
An e-mail will be sent to all contacts on our distribution list. Please let us know if your e-mail address changes!
An announcement will be made on the KDKA and WTAE websites, radio and TV where possible.
Weather and road conditions in our region can change quickly and vary from Latrobe, Greensburg and the Westmoreland County Ridges. PARENTS ARE URGED TO USE THEIR BEST JUDGMENT REGARDING WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS IN THEIR IMMEDIATE AREA.