Faith Formation

Welcome to the Faith Formation Page

Miss Moira McCarty, Coordinator of Faith Formation

766-1558 press 3; E-Mail


and do not stop them, because the Kingdom of heaven

belongs to such as these.     Matt 19:14

Faith Formation Information  |  Class Schedule 2018/2019Confirmation Candidates




When are classes held?

Grades K to 8 - 8:45-9:45 a.m. followed by 10am mass.


When are the first & last classes

Classes begin Sunday, September 16, 2018;  Last class is Sunday, April 14, 2019


Where are classes held?

Classes are held for both sessions in St. James School. Entrance off parking lot


Who are the teachers?

Kindergarten is taught by a High School Senior. All other grades are taught by adults.

Each class in the lower grades has a teenager serving as aide.


How do I register? 

It it's the first year registering your child, please call Moira McCarty, 766-1558 ext. 3 .

If it's not the first year registering your child, you should receive a registration form or click here
for the registration form.


Where do I send registration (s)

  • Mail to 33 Division Street – Manville, RI 02838

  • Bring registration to Faith Formation office or parish office located in the Brouillette Center (building behind the church)  9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Place registration in container at each entrance of the church. (August to mid September only)

Registration fee?

$35 per family


What grade do children receive First Communion?

Grade 2 - Attending Grade 1 class is part of the First Communion Preparation. Also, if not baptized at St. James, we will need a copy of the Baptismal Certificate.


What grade do students receive the Sacrament of Confirmation?

Grade 9 - Attending Grade 8 class is part of Confirmation Preparation


2019 Summer Events 

Youth Ministry Drop Ins Tuesday Nights June 4 - August 27 6pm in the BC. Rain or shine.
St. James Parish Feast Day: July 28 10am mass followed by a picnic at Manville Park at 12pm St. James/ St. Ambrose Confirmation Summer Program August 5 - 9



                                            Class Schedule 2019/2020 (To Be Announced)



Note: All children are expected to attend each and every year (1-8) in order to be eligible for the reception of the Sacraments. However, do not be afraid to call the religious ed office if this has not been the case for your child.


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