Ash Wednesday, February 22nd
— 8am- St. Bernard’s in Waterville
— 12:30pm- Colgate Memorial Chapel in Hamilton
— 5:30pm- St. Mary’s in Hamilton

Faith Formation


Mission Statement:  To provide a basic knowledge of the Catholic Faith to our families; to provide an environment where families may come to a greater understanding of Jesus Christ and their Church; to help form young people who are aware of the dignity and responsibility of being Catholic.

  • PCA Family Catechesis Coordinator: Stacey Miller overseeing catechesis for students in grades Pre-K – 8 including Children’s Liturgy 

  • PCA Confirmation Coordinator: Jessica Tomcho overseeing catechesis for students in High School preparing for Confirmation.

  • PCA 1st Communion/Reconciliation Prep Coordinator: Shannon Jones overseeing catechesis for students in 2nd grade preparing for First Communion and Reconciliation 

Meeting Times

Family Catechesis/ February 2023: Feb. 5th @ 10am, St. Bernard’s, Waterville
                                                                        Feb. 12th @ 10am, St. Mary’s, Hamilton
                                                                       *note the EARLIER weekends due to February break*

Children’s Liturgy will occur on the same dates as above during Sunday Mass at each host parish, 9am at St. Bernard’s 11am at St. Mary’s

First Communion Class/February 2023: Feb. 5th @ 10am, St. Bernard’s, Waterville

Confirmation Class/February 2023: Feb. 12th @ 12pm, St. Mary’s, Hamilton


*Masks are no longer required.




Please complete the online form to register your child/ren for EPCA4 Faith Formation


Registration - Faith Formation

  • *Please mail or deliver a copy of your child's Baptismal Certificate if he/she was not baptized at St. Joan of Arc Mission
  • Child's Address

    Per diocesan Safe Environment guidelines, parents must give written permission for their child to participate in online catechetical sessions. At no time is one-on-one interaction permitted. The teleconferencing link(s) will be emailed to the parent and student emails that we have on record. I understand that a subsequent email will be forwarded, providing the dates and times of the sessions. I give my permission for my child to participate with on-line Catechesis with all parishes of the Eastern Pastoral Care Area 4.
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