Youth Faith Formation

Dcn. Rich Hamilton

THIS SUMMER: VBS & Totus Tuus are Back!

Totus Tuus
Totus Tuus inflames the hearts and minds of children and youth by inspiring a true longing for holiness and a deep desire for conversion.

Through catechesis, prayer, and fun games, songs, and activities, Totus Tuus empowers youth to become Christian leaders who dedicate their lives totally to God in imitation of the motto of Pope St. John Paul II, Totus Tuus Maria (“Totally Yours, Mary”).

  • Grades 1–6: July 26–30, 9:00 am–2:30 pm
  • Grades 7-12: July 25–29, 7:00–9:00 pm

Vacation Bible School (preschool and kindergarten): July 26–30

Register for these programs here.

Bethlehem Faith-Formation and Sacrament Prep (Grades K–3)

Bethlehem is a family faith-formation program that assists parents in preparing their children to live the Catholic faith. The program includes weekly grade-level children’s classes, parent faith-formation sessions, and family sessions.

The Bethlehem program also prepares children to receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Confirmation and Eucharist.

Classes meet on Sundays, 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. beginning September 19.
Register for Bethlehem Faith-Formation and Sacrament Prep (Grades K-3) here. 

Nazareth Elementary Youth Group (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 here!

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 here!

Fr. James de Cendra

 Nazareth Middle School Youth (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 here.

See our summer youth activities calendar here.

For more information, contact Ana Bohmann at

Fr. Luis Granados

Emmaus High School Youth (Grades 9-12)

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

We will have a variety of events for families and students to get involved in including flexible small group meetings, large group events, social events, and much more! Register here!

See our summer youth activities calendar here.

For more information, contact Teresa Birdsall at 720.283.4737 or

*If your middle school or high school student needs to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation please contact Dcn. Rich Hamilton at 720.283.4729 or This preparation is done in conjunction with our youth programs and the sacramental preparation program.