Faith Formation for Children and Youth

Registration for the 2024-2025 Faith Formation Year is now open.

Sessions begin in mid-August 2024.

Scroll down to explore the different Faith Formation options for your family.

Please note: Families registering children and youth in Faith Formation and Sunday School programs must be registered active parishioners of Annunciation Catholic Church.

“God always knocks at the door of hearts. He likes to do this. It comes from His heart. But, do you know what He likes best? To knock on the doors of families and find families that are united, to find families that love each other, to find the families that bring up their children and educate them and help them to keep going forward and that creates a society of goodness, of truth, and of beauty.”    Pope Francis, September 29, 2015

Finding God

Annunciation Catechesis programs use the Finding God: Our Response to God’s Gifts curriculum that integrates the fundamental themes of the Catechism of the Catholic Church as well as Scripture and Catholic social teachings. Embodying the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Finding God provides all the tools to engage the whole child – mind, heart, and soul – uniquely guiding children to practice prayer and reflection, to explore Scripture, and to find God in all things. The curriculum fully engages children in the full teachings of the Catholic Church, inviting them to discover the beauty of their faith.

Traditional Catechesis

Annunciation Traditional Catechesis is offered for grades 1-5 each Wednesday at 4:15pm or grades 1-8 at 6:15pm. Each session is 1 hour and 15minutes.  In-person sessions begin August 21st.  Please contact Vicki Ridgeway at  vridgeway@annunciationorlando.org should you have any questions. 

Family Catechesis

Annunciation Family Catechesis uses the Finding God curriculum to combine parish-based group meetings (parent/guardian & child) and grade-specific instruction by trained catechists with at-home sessions guided by parents.  The first in-person session is September 9th.   Please contact Vicki Ridgeway at  vridgeway@annunciationorlando.org should you have any questions.

Sunday School and Sunday Kindergarten

Sunday School & Kindergarten, is offered at our Parish Preschool during the 10:00am Mass for those families who are active registered parishioners.  Sessions begin Sunday, September 8th. Please contact Heather Comforter  at hcomforter@annunciationorlando.org should you have any questions.

Youth Ministry

Welcome to the family! Here at Annunciation’s Hearts on Fire Youth Ministry we invite all teens searching for answers, friendship, and a deeper relationship with the God of creation to join us. Get involved, lay down your burdens, and get ready to dive deep!

Preparation for the Sacraments

Baptism

Congratulations on the birth of your child! And congratulations on taking the first steps to sharing the beauty of our Catholic faith with your child.  Through Baptism your child is welcomed into our parish community and we commit to supporting you and your child on your faith journey.

First Reconciliation & First Eucharist

Celebrating the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist with your family!  Click on the link for all of the information.

Confirmation

Confirmation preparation begins in 8th grade with candidates being Confirmed in 9th grade. Click on the link for all of the information. We look forward to celebrating this Sacrament with your family!   Please contact Deacon Pete Pronko at ppronko@annunciationorlando.org should you have any questions.

Get In Touch

Do you have questions? We look forward to speaking with you. Use the email or phone numbers listed below.  Thank you!

Deacon Peter Pronko

Deacon Peter Pronko

Evangelization & Family Catechesis

407-869-9472   Email

Vicki Ridgeway

Vicki Ridgeway

Elementary / 1st Eucharist

407-869-9472   Email

Michele Bugallo

Michele Bugallo

Faith Formation Assistant

407-869-9472 Email

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