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Many opportunities for adult formation are scheduled through the year. Baptism preparation classes, Marriage preparation classes, Generations of Faith sessions, Wednesday morning Bible Study, Called to Protect training, Catechist certification classes, Sacrament preparation and Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) sessions for adults are offered.
Welcome to all new parents and to the children. What a joyous occasion! A grace and a gift from God. Baptism incorporates us into the Body of Christ, the Church.
Congratulations! The Church welcomes all engaged couples to experience the love of God through marriage preparation.
Children learn in a special environment where they work with child-size objects and materials designed to help them build a loving and trusting relationship with Jesus. Classes are held September thru May and class times vary throughout the week. Please call for a schedule. Catechists are trained extensively for each level of catechesis and are diocesan certified. Sacramental Preparation is also provided for this age group.
The Middle School Youth Ministry is designed to meet the educational, spiritual, and social needs of this age group. Participants are provided opportunities to better understand their role as Disciples of Christ through prayer, scripture, and study. This group meets Sunday after the 11:00 Mass.
Teens are provided an opportunity to grow in their relationship with God by being a disciple of Jesus and a responsible participant in the Catholic Church through catechesis, prayer, service, and social opportunities. We meet Sunday after the 11:00 Mass.
St. Maria Goretti
6261 North Granite Reef Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250