Faith Formation for Children


We offer a vibrant Faith Formation program for children in grades PK – 8 including Sunday morning classes, Children’s Liturgy at the Sunday 10:30 AM Mass in the Bishop Begley Parish Center and Vacation Bible School each summer. 

Contact Information
Lauren Garner, DRE 
Kim Nichols, Assistant DRE
Use our contact form to contact by email 

FAITH FORMATION CLASSES are held on Sunday mornings from 9 am – 10:15 am.  

2017-2018 Faith Formation Registration - ONLINE 

Online payment is accepted through our Online Giving program - please visit the Online Giving link on the home page of this website and be sure to choose the Faith Formation Fund. You may set up an account or make a one-time payment. 

Please contact the Faith Formation department with any questions or concerns. 

Students are to meet in the Bishop Begley Parish Activity Center at 9 AM and are then dismissed to individual classrooms. Families are asked to attend Mass before or after FF class.  Please do not substitute Faith Formation Classes for Mass.  ​ 

Parent Meeting for "Touching Safety": We are very excited to be offering our K - 8th grade Faith Formation children a wonderful program, the Touching Safety program, on Sunday, February 4th. Teaching the lessons from this program is part of the "Protecting God's Children" curriculum and mandated by the Diocese of Charlotte. An informational session for parents will be held on Sunday, January 28th, in the Parish Activity Center directly after opening prayer at 9:15 am. Lesson plans will be available at this meeting and will also be available on the church website. If you would like to learn more about this program, you may also visit  


Faith Formation Schedule 2017-2018   
Prayers to say with your children 

Pre-K Lesson Plan
Kindergarten Seeds Lesson Plan 
Kindergarten Lesson Plan 
1st Grade Lesson Plan 
2nd Grade Lesson Plan 
3rd Grade Lesson Plan 
4th Grade Lesson Plan 
5th Grade Lesson Plan 
6th Grade Lesson Plan 
7th Grade Lesson Plan 
8th Grade Rhodes Lesson Plan
8th Grade TKamnick Lesson Plan 


First Eucharist  
First Eucharist Parent Meeting: Parents need to attend the required parent meeting for First Eucharist on Wednesday, January 24th. The 10:00 am meeting will be held in the YOUTH ROOM and the 6:30 pm meeting will be held in the PARISH ACTIVITY CENTER. We will be handing out dates, times and materials. 


Sacrament of Reconciliation will take place on Saturday, January 20th. 

Mass Journal Fall 2017

Parent Packet 2017-2018

Reconciliation Worksheet Packet

All information you need to know for the Sacrament of Confirmation can be found on the Confirmation page


Protecting God's Children 

If you are a volunteer with St. Leo Parish School or the Church, please talk with a staff member about completing the Protecting God's Children program. It is a mandatory program for all volunteers. You can find the online training here