St. John The Evangelist
R.C. Church, Center Moriches, N.Y.

St. John The Evangelist Faith Formation

Third Sunday of Lent, March 24, 2019

“Whoever thinks he is standing secure should take care not to fall. ” 1 Corinthians 10:12

Contact Information

Phone: 631.878.0009 extension 170
Email address:
Facebook: StJohn FaithFormation
Office hours: Monday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - noon; 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (we're closed from noon - 1 p.m.)

Faith Formation News & Information

Office hours: Monday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - noon; 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (we're closed from noon - 1 p.m.). Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - noon; 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.*

Registration for new student - late registration is underway: St. John the Evangelist’s Faith Formation program serves our parish youth, beginning in first grade, and their families as they grow in faith and prepare for the Sacraments. Those who are entering Grade 1, as well as those with children who may not have been in religious education for a while, are welcome to register from now. Please note that formation for all Level 1 and 2 students is done in-parish in a classroom setting (no home study). To register in our Faith Formation program, please bring a copy of the child’s baptismal certificate (or a copy of their birth certificate if they were not baptized). If your child is already in our program, their 2018-2019 registration info has been sent in the mail. If you do not receive this mailing please contact our office. Please also be sure that you are a registered member with our parish. If you aren't already, please contact the rectory at 631.878.0009. Spanish translators needed.

RCIC: Rite of Acceptance: Are you an adult interested in receiving the sacrament of Confirmation? If you are a baptized Catholic, but have not been fully initiated, we offer a process for those who desire to receive the sacrament of Confirmation. For adults who desire more information, contact Suzan Fitzpatrick at For teenagers and their families who desire more information, contact the Faith Formation Office at 631.878.0009, ext. 170 or email to Our RCIC students who are preparing for baptism at the Easter Vigil in 2019 came together last month to celebrate the Rite of Acceptance. Students expressed why they desire Baptism and their parents / sponsors promised to support them in their formation. Please continue to pray for our catechumens as they take their next steps toward full initiation into the church.

Se busca ayuda: se puede devolver? Estás buscando una manera de servir a nuestra comunidad? Al atender a más de 1,600 estudiantes, siempre necesitamos feligreses para enseñarles a nuestros jóvenes la fe. No tiene que ser un teólogo, simplemente tiene el deseo de compartir la fe y relacionarla con nuestra juventud. No se puede hacer un compromiso semanal? Quizás puedas ser parte de nuestro grupo de catequistas sustitutos! Necesitamos particularmente catequistas bilingües para ayudarnos, particularmente con la preparación Sacramental! Si está interesado, comuníquese con Michelle al 631.878.0009, ext. 5 o por correo electró

Volunteers needed for the fall confirmation program: Are you excited about your faith and have a desire to share it with our young people? Why not join us in our 5-week confirmation program this fall? Our 230 candidates need your witness! It is an outside-the-classroom model that combines catechesis, fun, faith-sharing and fellowship. For more information, please contact Michelle at or 631.878.0009, ext. 5.

Faith Formation Classes

Faith Formation Payment Section

First Communion Offering (per child)

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Faith Formation Class Registration

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Faith Formation Information

Confirmation Forms

Help Us Notify You

Do we have your email address? The Office of Faith Formation is moving to email notifications. If you have not yet given us your email address, please do so as soon as possible. When possible, we also send closing announcements via email, so be sure to provide us with your email to receive these notices.

All Faith Formation Forms

Help Wanted: Can You Give Back?

Are you looking for a way to serve our community? We are always looking for parishioners to help teach our young people about the faith. You don’t have to be a theologian — simply have a desire to share the faith and be willing to relate it to our youth. Can’t make a weekly commitment? Perhaps you can be a part of our substitute catechist group! If you are interested, please contact us at 631.878.4141 or via email at

Street Address: 25 Ocean Avenue, Center Moriches, New York, 11934

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