For information about our re-envisioned Family Faith Formation approach, please read and view below!


On February 26, 2019 a meeting was held to communicate the re-imagined ministry to the parish.  We encourage you to view the videos below in order to get a compete picture of the rationale for and structure of the new model.  Additional  information is presented at the end of this page.  Any questions regarding the program or how you can be involved can be directed to Michele Dougherty, Director or Carolynn Abbott, Assistant for Faith Formation.
Intro – Carolynn Abbott, Assistant for Faith Formation
The Challenge – Fr. Jim Kiesel, Pastor
Family Faith Formation -Video by John Roberto, Expert in Inter-generational Faith Formation
It’s Exciting – Brian Ten Eyck, Parent
Wanting the Most for our Parish – Michele Dougherty, Director, Student & Young Adult Ministries
What a Family Faith Formation Ministry will Look Like – Mosina Ochs, Parent
We Can Do This Together – Linda Mierzeski, Catechist
Concluding Comments – Michele Dougherty, Director


Some anticipated questions are addressed in the FAQ document below.  Please do not hesitate to contact Carolynn Abbott at if you have any questions that aren’t addressed in the FAQ.

FF Task Group Meeting Participants

Carolynn Abbott        Staff: Assistant for Faith Formation
Rachael Black           Catechist & Parent
Michele Dougherty   Staff: Director Student & Young Adult Ministries
Francene Engel         Parent
Fred Gentile              Catechist & Parent
Fr. Jim Kiesel             Pastor
Linda Mierzeski         Catechist
Mosina Ochs              Parent & Past Catechist
Theresa Quigley        Parent
Brian Ten Eyck           Parent