Religious Education

K-5th: Family Formation, including First Holy Communion

  • Families come together in person once per month (first Wednesday 6-7:30 pm).
  • Learn and discover key elements of the faith and begin developing a relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Receive tools to engage in lessons together at home at a day and time that works for you the remainder of the month.
  • Sacrament prep for First Reconciliation & First Communion integrated for those in 2nd grade (or older if not yet received).

Contact our Family Formation Coordinator, Theresa Milobowski, with questions: / 847-639-0414, x322.

6th-7th: EDGE Jr High Ministry

  • Young disciples meet in person twice each month (first & third Wednesdays 6-7:30 pm).
  • Builds on faith foundations to grow their own personal connection to Christ.
  • Engage in fun, service, reflection and fellowship, all while learning more about our Faith.
  • Meets young disciples where they're at and then challenges them to go further with a deliberate shift from the family & classroom model
  • For the Edge Ministry page, click here

8th-9th: Confirmation Prep

  • Young disciples meet in person twice each month (first & third Wednesdays 8-9:15 pm).
  • Completes the Church's Sacraments of Initiation, preparing students to enter the world as disciples of Christ
  • Helps young disciples reflect and challenge themselves, learning how to live an active faith life after Confirmation
  • Service elements and integrating habits into daily life are key components in preparing for the Sacrament.
  • For the Confirmation Prep page, click here

Contact our Jr. High & Confirmation Coordinator, Laurale Ysteboe at or call at 847.516.2636x321

9th-12th: Youth Ministry

  • Open to all high school students throughout the year (no registration needed) to provide opportunities to connect, grow and build disciples of Christ
  • Events will range from study sessions, game nights, small group studies, service opportunities, retreats & more!
  • High School disciples will be challenged to own their faith and deepen their relationship with Christ!
  • For the Youth Ministry page, click here

Contact our Youth Ministry Director, Laurale Ysteboe, with questions: / 847-516-2636, x321

Registration for 2024 is open!

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See if there is a volunteer opportunity for you!

We are always looking for those who are feeling called, and we aim to help God equip those called! The hours are flexible, and the pay is immeasurable! Reach out to learn more & see if there is a good fit:

  • Family Formation (K-5th), EDGE (6th-8th), or Confirmation (8th & 9th): 847-639-2636x321
  • Youth Ministry (9th-12th): 847-516-2636x321

ATTENDANCE LINE: (847) 639-0414, ext. 384

Fax: (847) 639-5329

Please contact us at any time to set up an in-person appointment or with questions about our program!

**If you are interested in Spanish faith formation, please click here.**

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Theresa Milobowski

Coordinator of Religious Education

Laurale Ysteboe

Youth Ministry & Confirmation Coordinator

Tricia Pechotta

Parish Secretary & 8th-Grade Confirmation Prep Coordinator


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