Tipton
Faith Formation

A life long journey to more fully understand
the richness of the Catholic faith tradition,
and be drawn into a deeper communion
with Christ to live more fully as disciples.

Religious Ed Director

Mary Barnum
stmarymaryb@gmail.com
319.321.0715

Religious Ed Calendar

2021 – 2022 St. Mary’s Faith Formation Calendar*
 All classes meet at the Parish Hall unless otherwise specified.
 K-8 meet Sunday mornings 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. as scheduled below.
 Confirmation Class will meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for 45 – 55 minutes.
 Juniors and Seniors meet Wednesdays (see below).
 All Parents will please check their emails for updates. Thank you!

K – 8 Schedule

October – 10, 17, 24
(No class 10/31)
November – 7,14,21
(No class 11/28)
December – 5,12,19
(No class 12/26)

January, 2022 – 9,16,23
(No class 1/30)
February – 6,13,20
(No class 2/27)
March – 6,13,20
(No class 3/27)
April – 3,10
(No class on 4/17 – Easter Sunday)
First Communion Families
In addition to above – there may be some class times that a parent will be asked to attend meetings.
Rehearsal will be April 24 at 9:15 a.m. OR April 27 (Wednesday) 6:30 p.m. at the church.
May 1 – First Communion – time to be determined – please save the date.
Confirmation Class
October – 6, 20
November – 3,17
December – 1,15
January – 5,19
February – May – to be determined.
• Candidates are expected to attend Mass on a regular basis.
• Class might meet 3 Wednesdays each month until May.
• Candidates will be asked to be willing to be present for a retreat and rehearsal.
June 4, 2022, 4 p.m. – Confirmation Mass in Tipton with Bishop Zinkula. Please save this date and ask sponsors to save this date.
Juniors & Seniors
October 6 (7 p.m),20, November 3, 17, December 1, 15, 2022 dates- to be determined.
*The schedule, etc. are subject to change as we (Faith Formation Commission, Catechists, D.R.E. and Pastor) monitor Diocesan recommendations, needs and class sizes of our parish families, and local infection rates.

So that we can gather in person, we will follow Diocesan guidelines. Catechists will wear masks and wearing masks is strongly recommended for students. A supply of disposable masks will be available.*

Adult Sunday Studies

9:00 am  – Rel Ed Office in Parish Hall
Reflecting on the Scripture of the Day
& the Liturgical Seasons

4th Wednesday Sing

7:10 pm – Sanctuary
Open to adults and students,
8th grade and above