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Faith Formation

​Faith Formation is offered for children from the parish in First through Fifth grade who attend public school. Classes are held on Monday evenings from 6:00 – 7:30 PM in the former school building beginning September 20, 2021 and ending April 25, 2022. This program systematically explores Christian attitudes and basic doctrine. Parents are encouraged to become involved in their children’s faith formation by reading and reviewing their religion books together at home. 

Second grade is using Dynamic Catholic Blessed Program for both Reconciliation and First Eucharist preparation.

 * PLEASE NOTE: At this time due to Covid-19 numbers, the church follows the guidelines of the Diocese and the schools. If the school are closed, the lessons will be virtual or sent home. Notices by e-mail will be sent home to parents.

The High School Youth Ministry program of St. Edward Parish is open to all students in grades 9 through 12 (Catholic and public school). This ministry program encourage the overall personal and spiritual growth of each person and brings young people to responsible participation in the life, mission and work of the faith community. 

Students gather for group discussions on the liturgy, plan service projects, activities, as well as participate in community and parish oriented projects and activities. 

For more information, contact the parish office at  724-446-5197.

Learn more about youth ministry events sponsored by the Diocese of Greensburg.​​

Middle Youth Ministry (MYM)   Grades 6th through 8th

MYM meets every other week on Monday evenings from 6:00 – 7:30pm in Edwardian Hall beginning September 20, 2021and ending April 25, 2022.

Confirmation preparation begins in sixth grade. Attendance is required in 6th thru 8th grade in order to be properly formed to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation which takes place in 8th grade.