Catholic Church of St. Mark
757-479-9897 fe@stmark-parish.org
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One Starry Night Volunteers

July 24th - November 5th, 2017

Help us to travel back to ancient Bethlehem to taste, see, and smell what daily life was like when Jesus was born. We need volunteers to make this the best family Christmas event of the season! We are searching for people with all sorts of talents and skills from artists to help us decorate to bakers to bring baked goods, musicians, actors, and strong organizers. What ever your talent may be please share it with us this December.

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Religious Formation 9:30am Session

September 3rd - April 29th, 2018

$0 - $65

The 9:30am Session of Religious Formation is available for 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade. This session meets 4-5 times a month from September to April from 9:30-10:30am. Each grade is limited to 15 children.

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Religious Formation 12:30pm Session

September 3rd - April 1st, 2018

$0 - $65

The 12:30am Session of Religious Formation is available for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. This session meets 3-4 times a month from September to April from 12:30-2pm. Each grade is limited due to space constraints.

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Religious Formation 6pm - Grades 11 & 12

September 3rd - April 29th, 2018

$0 - $65

The 6pm Session of Religious Formation is available for 11th and 12th grades.

Participation and attendance to youth conferences, retreats and other events, as well as involvement in other ministries are highly encouraged to be truly immersed in youth faith formation.

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Religious Formation 6pm Session

September 3rd - April 29th, 2018

$0 - $65

The 6pm Session of Religious Formation is available for 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grades. This session meets 3-4 times a month from September to April from 6-8pm.

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Confirmation Preparation

September 7th - April 12th, 2018

$25 - $40

Our Confirmation program is for youth in 10th grade or older. The program consists of monthly meetings.

*Participants are required also to attend Religious Formation for the full year in addition to the Confirmation program to be eligible to receive the sacrament.

*The youth must participate in full program to receive Confirmation.

*We must receive a copy of your child's baptism certificate by October 12th if they were not baptized at St. Mark.

*The date of Confirmation is set by the Diocese of Richmond by January.

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Home Study Model

September 10th - April 8th, 2018

$0 - $55

The Home Study Model of Religious Formation is available for grades 1-8. In this model, the parent teaches the text book to the children at home. There are four book checks throughout the year.

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The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation (Morning Session)

September 12th - April 24th, 2018

$35

Tuesday Mornings: 9:30AM - 11AM

This is the foundational study in The Great Adventure Bible Study Series that has helped hundreds of thousands of Catholics learn to read the Bible.

The Bible Timeline is a fascinating study that takes participants on a journey through the entire Bible. They will go deep into each period of salvation history and discover the amazing story woven throughout all of Scripture. Using a unique color-coded system, they will learn the major people, places, and events of the Bible and see how they all come together to reveal the remarkable story of our faith. The Bible Timeline has been granted the Imprimatur.

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The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation (Evening Session)

September 12th - April 24th, 2018

$35

Tuesday Evenings: 7:30PM - 9PM

This is the foundational study in The Great Adventure Bible Study Series that has helped hundreds of thousands of Catholics learn to read the Bible.

The Bible Timeline is a fascinating study that takes participants on a journey through the entire Bible. They will go deep into each period of salvation history and discover the amazing story woven throughout all of Scripture. Using a unique color-coded system, they will learn the major people, places, and events of the Bible and see how they all come together to reveal the remarkable story of our faith. The Bible Timeline has been granted the Imprimatur.

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RCIC

September 17th - April 1st, 2018

$40

RCIC is the Rite of Christian Initiation for Children. This is a program for children ages 7 and older who have not yet been baptized. They will be fully initiated into the church at the Great Easter Vigil.

RCIC should be attended in conjunction with the child's current religious formation class. This will help them to be fully formed in the church.

Steubenville Adult Conference

November 6th - April 9th, 2018

$250
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Women's Book Club: Pierced By A Sword

November 14th, 2017

Our next meeting will be held at St. Mark on November 14, 2017. We will meet in the library at 6:30 PM. The group will be discussing the book, Pierced by a Sword. You can purchase this online at CatholiCity.com for a small donation.

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Baptism Preparation

November 18th - July 21st, 2018

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Sacramental Preparation

March 4th - April 29th, 2018

$10 - $40

Our Sacramental Preparation program for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist is for children in 2nd grade or if your child is older and has not received the sacraments.

The program consists of two parent/child sessions for First Reconciliation and two parent/child sessions for First Eucharist.

*Children are required to be attending Religious Formation for the full year or be attending Catholic school in addition to the Sacramental Preparation program to be eligible to receive the sacraments.

*The parent/child must participate in full program to receive First Eucharist, i.e. you must do the First Reconciliation preparation.

*We must receive a copy of your child's baptism certificate by October 1st if they were not baptized at St. Mark.

*First Reconciliation will take place on March 17 at 10am.

*First Eucharist will take place on May 6 at 1pm Mass.