K-2nd graders registered for St. Patrick English class will meet three Sundays a month from 10:15 until 11:30AM in Saint Anthony Hall below St. Patrick Church. Students will join their families in church at the sign of peace. Kindergartners and first graders will be together with their teachers. Second graders will be in their own class actively learning about First Reconciliation and First Communion. (see requirements for these special sacraments below) These classes will all take place in Saint Anthony Hall.
K-2nd graders registered for St. Patrick Spanish class will meet three Sundays a month from 12:30 until 1:30PM at St. Patrick Church.
K-8th graders registered for St. Andrew’s English program will have class two Wednesdays a month from 5:00-6:30 in Saint Andrew Church. We will begin with our prayer service and then have our classes.
K-8th graders registered for St. Andrew’s Spanish Program will have class on selected Sunday mornings at St. Andrew School. Sister Monica will provide more details and information. She can be reached at 262-728-5922 or at [email protected]
Note: 5th-8th graders enrolled and attending St. Andrew Wisdom Wednesdays are eligible to play sports on the St. Andrew Parish team during the 2021-22 school year. There are only two scheduled classes per month and attendance is very important. If a student who is playing a sport on a St. Andrew team misses a Wednesday class, he or she can attend the next week's class at St. Patrick. If he or she does not attend either of those classes, he or she will NOT be eligible to play in the games until they attend the next class at St. Andrew. This includes all tournament games.
3rd-8th graders registered at Saint Patrick will have class two Wednesdays a month from 5:00-6:30 in Saint Patrick Church. We will begin with our prayer service and then have our classes.
9th-12th graders registered at Saint Andrew will have class two Sundays a month from 6:00-7:45 at Saint Andrews Church. We will begin with a regular weekend Mass and will teach the lessons afterwards.
9th-12th graders registered at Saint Patrick will have class two Wednesdays a month from 7:00-8:45 at St. Patrick Church. We will begin with a Mass and then have our class.
**if a St. Andrew student needs to miss class on Sunday, he or she is expected to come to St. Patrick on Wednesday and if a St. Patrick student needs to miss on Wednesday, he or she is expected to come to St. Andrew on the previous Sunday. The lessons will be the same at both parishes.
We will continue using the approved Pflaum Gospel Weeklies for many of the grade levels. These lessons relate to the Gospel and other readings for that specific weekend.
It is especially important that all who attend our classes are registered.
Children in grades K-12th are all welcome and encouraged to join us for our Wisdom Wednesday/Weekend faith formation classes. Children celebrating Baptism, First Reconciliation, First Communion and/or Confirmation, please read the following very carefully. These sacraments are wonderful gifts given to us to bring us closer to Christ! It is especially important to learn about the sacrament and understand them prior to experiencing them.
School aged children who are preparing to be baptized must be enrolled in our Wisdom Wednesday/Weekend faith formation classes. Once the child has regularly attended the required classes, the Baptism celebration will be scheduled at a time near the end of his or her first year of classes.
Parents will also have a required class if they have not previously celebrated Baptism with one of his or her older children within the required timeline.
First Reconciliation and First Communion
Students in 2nd grade and beyond are eligible to celebrate First Reconciliation and First Communion if the requirements have been met. Students must have attended classes in a Catholic faith formation program for two consecutive school years prior to celebrating First Communion. First Reconciliation may be celebrated at the end of the first year of preparation depending on everyone’s readiness.
There is a two-year requirement for those teenagers preparing for the sacrament of Confirmation. Students may enroll for our year one preparation when they are sophomores or juniors in high school. Confirmation is celebrated at the end of the second year of preparation either as a junior or a senior. Attendance, a Confirmation retreat during year two (junior year or senior year), & completed paperwork are required before Confirmation can be celebrated.
It is never too late to receive the special sacraments available in the Catholic Church. Students who are preparing for First Reconciliation, First Communion or Confirmation, must be enrolled in a Faith Formation program for at least two years. For more information, please contact us.
Fees & Payment Options
FEES for All:
$75.00 for 1 child
$130.00 for 2 children
$150.00 for 3+ children
$100.00 for all Confirmation Year 2 (junior or senior year) students
For your convenience, you may choose one of the following payment options:
1) Send a check payable to
St. Patrick Parish 107 W. Walworth Street, Elkhorn, WI 53121
St. Andrew Parish 714 E. Walworth Street, Delavan, WI 53115
2) Bring your payment to the first day of class.
3) Pay on your PayPal account after registering online.
(After you hit "Submit", you will automatically be directed to PAY PAL. If you wish not to use PayPal, simply exited out of the program when the prompt appears after you register)
You MAY make timely payments if necessary. Financial assistance is available. No child is turned away due to finances.
Director of Faith Formation
(262) 723-5565 #119
Thanks for your support and GOD BLESS YOU