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Faith Formation

HOST CATHOLIC Faith Formation

Holy Family and Saint Pius V Parishes

Peace and Blessings To Your Family

The Faith Formation program is centered on assisting your family to celebrate and discover Our Catholic Faith. Our program is dedicated to Mary, the Mother of God under the title of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

We offer a variety of oppurtunites through family rosary, family retreats, and catechetical instrucation to assist your family on your journey towards holiness. 

Please contact us directly with any questions and know of my personal prayers for all of our families in our parishes. 

May the intercession of Our Lady of Perpetual Help pray for your family and bring all of you closer to her Son, Jesus Christ. 

Know that your entire family is welcome at our parishes and invited to committ to regular weekend Mass with our parish family. 

In Jesus and Mary,

Mr. Andrew Genovese, Director of Religious Education 

Contact Information We Would Be Happy to Assist Through Phone or Email

Mr. Andrew Genovese, Director of Religious Education Phone - 781-581-3503         Email- [email protected]

Chrisanne Gunderman , Religious Education Secretary Phone- 781-581-3503          

Email- [email protected]

First Holy Communion Application    First Holy Communion Selection Form

Opening Dates Calendar K to 5 First Holy Communion Calendar Gr. 6 Calendar Gr 7/8 Calendar Confirmation Gr 9 and 10

Session Meetings

Grades K to 5 WEEKLY gatherings on Sundays from 10:00AM to 11:10AM or Grades K to 5 gatherings on Wednesdays from 3:15pm to 4:30pm at Saint Pius V School.

 Grade 6 BI-WEEKLY Sunday gatherings on from 10:00AM to 11:10AM at Saint Pius V School.

 Grades 7/8- Bi-WEEKLY Wednesday gatherings from 6:15pm to 7:30pm at Saint Pius V Upper and Lower Church Hall.

 Grades 9 and 10 Confirmation Preparation MONTHLY gatherings from 11:30AM Mass and ending at 1:30pm at Saint Pius V Lower Church Hall.

Confirmation Handbook/Curriclum/Requirments  Voluneer Handbook/Curriclum/Program Details


Gr 1 Sun     

Gr 1 Wed

Gr.2 Sun   

Gr 2 Wed

Gr 3 Sun   Gr 3 Wed Gr 4 Sun Gr 5  


First Reconcilation

First Reconcilation Retreat How to Go to Confession

First Holy Communion Retreat

First Holy Communion 


Sacramental Preparation for Children

Basic Prayers- What is the Church? Parts of the Church Confession 
  Rite of Baptism  

                 Reflections, Activities, Prayer 

Mini Retreat Rosary for Kids Pray the Rosary - Handout Traditional Prayers
Divine Mercy FOR KIDS  Teaching Adoration to Kids  Parts of the Catholic Mass  Adoration ONLINE


Key Components of the Program

The Faith Formation program is centered on assisting families on how to raise their children in the practice of the Catholic Faith. 

We encourage families and invite them to pray together remembering the phrase ,"the family that prays together stays together".

The program exists to bring families closer to Jesus Christ and to share Our Catholic Faith with the families within our parishes. Faith Formation is a life long process and this is program is a ministry dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.


$90 for 1 child      $130 for 2 children      $165 for 3 or more children

$75 Sacrament Supply Fee (for EACH child making the Sacrament of First Communion / Confirmation in 2022)

*PLEASE NOTE: Sacrament Supply Fee is in addition to tuition.

*All forms need to be accompanied by full payment

*Concerns regarding tuition need to be discussed with any staff member.