Faith Formation

Registration is open for all Fall 2019 faith formation programs! This includes preparation for the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist, all Middle School and High School Youth Ministry, and adult Sacraments. Specific start dates to be announced.

In the Archdiocese of Denver the norm is for children to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation in 2nd grade and Confirmation and first Holy Communion in 3rd grade. Children in 6th grade or higher who have not received Confirmation can register for this Sacrament for grades 6 and higher under “Confirmation Preparation (Grades 6-12)”.

Note: Students at St. Mary School do NOT need to register here for sacrament preparation.

Nazareth Elementary (Grades K-4)

Nazareth Elementary School is an engaging program where children in grades K-4 have fun, make friends, and share faith in a dynamic environment. Children learn how to live the Catholic faith in the context of their family and within today’s world.

Meets Wednesdays from 3:15–4:30 p.m. Register online here.

Contact Rich Hamilton at 720.283.4729 or

Nazareth Middle School (Grades 5-8)

This youth program for middle-schoolers guides members towards a lasting friendship with Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary through living a daily, personal rule of life.

Meets Wednesdays from and 3:15–4:40 p.m. and 6:00–7:30 p.m. Register online here.

Contact Andy Green at 720.502.3323 or

Emmaus High School (Grades 9-12)

High School youth are challenged to love Christ and live the Gospel through small-group discipleship ministry and large-group meetings.

Meets Tuesday evenings 6:30-8:15 p.m. plus some special get-togethers. Register online here.

Contact: Andy Green at 720.502.3323 or

Bethlehem Sacrament Preparation (Grades K-4)

Bethlehem is a family faith-formation program that assists parents in preparing their children to live the Catholic faith. Bethlehem is for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Our Bethlehem program includes weekly grade-level children’s classes, parent faith-formation sessions, and family sessions. The Bethlehem program prepares children to receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Confirmation and Eucharist.

Meets Sundays from 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Register online here.

Contact: Dcn. Rich Hamilton at 720.283.4729 or

Confirmation Preparation (Grades 6-12)

St Mary Confirmation Preparation is about supporting parents as the primary educators in the Faith for their children, and encouraging students to take ownership of their relationship with Jesus Christ.

Meets Sundays from 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Register online here.

Contact: Contact: Dcn. Rich Hamilton at 720.283.4729 or .

St. Mary Homeschool Faith Formation Program

St. Mary Homeschool Faith-Formation Program supports families who homeschool in faith and academics. The program includes an optional online, grade-level program, My Catholic Faith Delivered. Additional resources can be suggested upon request. Enrollment includes sacrament preparation workshops for children at the appropriate age/grade levels.

Register online here.

Contact: Dcn. Rich Hamilton at 720.283.4729 or

Adult Sacrament Preparation (Age 18+)

If you are considering becoming Catholic and you are a convert/non-baptized person OR if you are looking to complete your Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist) as an adult, you are invited to participate in our Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, or RCIA, program.

Meets Wednesdays 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Contact Sarah Norton at