Faith Formation Overview

Beginning in the family, faith formation is a life-long endeavor for Catholics. We can always learn to know and love our God more and more as we grow through childhood and into adulthood. We encourage families to begin teaching children about their faith as soon as possible.

At Saint Joseph Parish, our formal faith formation programs supplement the learning already done at home. Children are invited to register with us starting in kindergarten and continue in the program through the eleventh grade.

Our goal is that each child and teen throughout our parish will deepen their personal relationship with God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit while understanding the roles each of us play as members of the Body of Christ. We hope to impart knowledge and understanding of the Church through prayer, development of faith, Scripture, sacramental preparation, Christian service projects, and much more.

As Catholics, the most important thing we do is come together as a community to worship, thank God for His many blessings, and receive Holy Communion. We encourage all families to attend Mass together every Sunday and bear witness to our children the importance of the Eucharist.

Please follow the links to the right for specific information on our programs for children in grades K-6 and grades 7-11.


For 11th and 12th graders who did not particiapte in Confirmation preparation as 10th graders, and for adults seeking the sacrament of Confirmation, please contact the Faith Formation Office to discuss your situation. 

Alison Burton, J.D.
Faith Formation Coordinator, Grades K - 6
Michael Lescault, Ph.D.                              
Faith Formation Coordinator, Grades 7-11

Phil Bonasia, Ph. D.
Assistant, Grades K-11


Class Schedule for 2023-2024

Grade Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
K - 6 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4:15 - 5:15 PM   4:15 - 5:15 PM
7 - 8 ---- 7:00 - 8:00 PM 7:00 - 8:00 PM ----
9 6:00 - 7:00 PM ---- ---- ----
10 7:10 - 8:10 PM ---- ---- ----
Mass 5:00 PM      





Faith Formation Program

Download K-6 Calendar for 2023 - 2024 (PDF)

Download 7 - 11 Calendar for 2023 - 2024 (PDF)


Faith Formation Office

 Open: Monday - Thursday
 Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
 (Closed during the summer)
 Tel: 781-444-0245

High School Volunteers

Fulfill Christian/Community Service. If you are interested in helping, please email Dr. Lescault or Alison Burton. These hours of service can be put toward Confirmation and high school requirements.

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