Children's Faith Formation Portal

Children’s Faith Formation

2022-2023 Classes begin in the middle of September and run through May 2023.

Registration will be available July 2022

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Program

  • Level I (3-6), Level II (6-9 Years), Level III (9-12 Years) Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (Level II includes sacramental preparation for First Holy Communion and First Reconciliation)
  • The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) is a Montessori-based approach to the religious formation of children grounded in Sacred Scripture, Catholic Doctrine, Liturgy and Prayer. Themes are presented in such a way as to develop the religious potential present in every child: the capacity to love and be loved, and be in a deep relationship with God.
    • Classes begin in early September and continue through late May.
    • Level I (Ages 3-6) children must be 3, 4 or 5 years of age by September 1st.  Children must be potty-trained.
    • Level II (Ages 6-9/1st, 2nd or 3rd Grade) includes Sacramental Preparation Years 1 and 2
    • Level III (Ages 9-12/4th or 5th grade)


Textbook Faith Formation Program (Faith and Life Series)

  • Elementary Faith Formation - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Grades
  • First Reconciliation & First Eucharist – Two-year program

Contact Ginger Mortensen at (208) 375-6651, ext. 118 or email [email protected]

Because of room spacing limits, priority is given to parishioners.


Adult Volunteers needed!  Those who are catechists or aides automatically receive a Faith Formation scholarship for their children.  To volunteer, please reach out to Ginger Mortensen at [email protected]