Saint Andrew Catholic Church and School

Faith Formation

Faith formation at Saint Andrew is an ongoing program of Catholic education and sacramental preparation for children in grades 1-11. Children can prepare for and receive the sacraments of Reconciliation (Confession) and the Eucharist (Holy Communion) beginning in 2nd grade. The sacrament of Confirmation is generally received in 11th grade, with preparation beginning in 9th and 10th grade.

Recording - Faith Formation Closing Mass - May 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM 

Fr. Mark's 2020 Teaching Mass Video

Select the video link here > or the image below:

Image link to Fr. Mark's 2020 Teaching Mass Video

Program material links:

FF Registration Picture2020-2021 Faith Formation Registration

As we indicated in the letter and 2-page registration form below sent out in April to current Faith Formation program families, we are proceeding with the assumption that we will be gathering on-site as usual starting in the fall. However, if we had to switch to an on-line teaching program, we will do that. To proceed by June 30, 2020 we are asking that each family fill out the 2-page registration form if they did not get them in the mail and send completed forms back to Nicole Bourgeois at the parish office. Call Nicole at (763) 441-1483 x305 if you have registration questions. 

Your Action: By June 30, 2020, please complete the grey areas highlighted on the registration forms, return to the parish office and select your payment option to ensure that your family will obtain the early registration discount.

Form return options:

  • Scan the 2-page Faith Formation registration form and email to Nicole at [email protected].
  • Drop off at the parish offices through the front door mail slot
  • Mail to the parish office at: 566 4th Street NW, Elk River, MN 55330

Easy payment options:

  • CASH (provide with forms and submitted to the parish office)
  • CHECKS payable to Church of St. Andrew - we will hold until July 1, 2020 for processing  (provide with forms and submitted to the parish office)
  • SECURE ELECTRONIC ONLINE PAYMENT (click here for online payment) or on the parish website ( use either the menu option or the blue ONLINE GIVING button on the main page.
    Fees will remain the same as last year; please see enclosed forms for fees. With the current economic situation, if you have any difficulties please let us know as we have financial assistance available. 
    * There are no additional fees for sacrament preparation.

Confirmation ImageConfirmation Information

Confirmation 2020 will be Sunday, October 11, at 4:00 PM here at Saint Andrew. Because it is so early in the Fall, we want our 10th-grade students to complete as much of their preparation as possible before the end of April. Please print and review the documents below, and complete and turn in the form below as soon as possible. Drop them in the Faith Formation box in the Gathering Area or email them to [email protected].

Faith Formation Instruction Image
Faith Formation Makeup Lessons/Homework - done in class

"At Home" emails and coursework as of: