Youth Faith Formation
9th Grade Religious Education
The 9th grade Religious Education option is open to all Freshmen from public and private schools whose families are registered here at Christ the King. We hope you will consider this offering as a support for your child and the faith they are already receiving at home. While the schedule will coincide with the Sophomore Confirmation classes, it is not directly related to Confirmation. This is a Religious Education class for Freshmen and while we may do some large group activities with the Sophomore class, it will be broken up by class age most of the time.
We will meet for classes on Wednesday evenings from 6:40-8 pm twice a month beginning in September. Class dates are listed below.
To register your child for free, simply call the parish office at 605-332-5477 or email Rachel Mueller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confirmation Classes (10th Grade)
The CTK parish Confirmation program is for ALL 10th grade students. We will meet for classes twice a month beginning prior to the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation and will continue meeting until May. Confirmation classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:40-8 pm. Class dates are listed below. Please mark these dates on your calendar and make every effort to attend all of these classes.
Attending a Confirmation retreat is absolutely necessary in order to be confirmed. We will offer a retreat at our parish to accomplish this (date is yet to be determined). Other acceptable retreat options include a SEARCH retreat in October and a Confirmation Retreat at Broom Tree (near Irene, SD).
Each student should also be praying and discerning who their Confirmation Sponsor and Patron Saint will be. These decisions should be made with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, through prayer and thought. CLICK HERE for guidelines on choosing a sponsor and patron saint.
Important Dates for 9th Grade RE & Confirmation Class
Wed., August 26 (6:30 pm) - Introductory Meeting for Parents & Students (Confirmation Only)
Wed., September 9 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., September 23 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., October 14 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., October 28 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., November 4 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., November 18 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., December 2 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., December 9 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., January 6 (6:40 pm) - Class (Tentative)
Wed., January 20 (6:40 pm) - Class (Tentative)
Wed., February 17 (6:40 pm) - Ash Wednesday
Wed., March 3 (6:40 pm) - Living Stations of the Cross Introductory Meeting & Practice
Wed., March 10 (6:40 pm) - Living Stations of the Cross Prayer Practice
Wed., March 17 (6:40 pm) - Living Stations of the Cross Prayer Practice
Wed., March 24 (6:40 pm) - Living Stations of the Cross Prayer Practice
Tues., March 30 (6 pm) - Living Stations of the Cross Prayer Dress Rehearsal
Wed., March 31 (7 pm) - Living Stations of the Cross Prayer Performance
Wed., April 14 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., April 28 (6:40 pm) - Class
Wed., May 5 (6:40 pm) - Last Class of the Year
This year's Confirmation date is pending the approval of Bishop DeGrood. We will let you know the date as soon as it is decided.