Faith Formation News

Important Faith Formation Information

Faith Formation Classes begin Wednesday, September 12th and Sunday, September 16th!

Find the topic in the tabs below to find the information you need. Not seeing what you’re looking for? Please call the Faith Formation office at (616) 361-5126 x256 or email us (below).

Important Dates

Click here for a list of all the important dates for the school year! 2018-2019 FF_schedule

Program Guidelines

For all the guidelines and information about the Faith Formation program, click here.

For a map of drop off and pick up for the 4:30 Session, click here.

For a map of drop off and pick up for the 6:30 Session, click here.

Registration Forms
Upcoming Events

ABVM Faith, Food and Friends a.k.a. Parish Night Out

Come enjoy a free dinner with your family and friends and help those in need for Soup is on!

When: Sept 26th, 6 -7:30 PM
Where: Church Activity Center
All Ages Welcome
Dinner provided at NO charge, but a FREE WILL offering will be accepted. 

Babysitting: There will be babysitting provided for toddlers and younger who are not old enough to attend the sessions.
Contact  Beth Baltruczak, 616-361-5126 x258 or

Vacation Bible Camp

What wonderful volunteers we had for this 2018 Vacation Bible Camp: VBS Volunteers

Fun VBS crafts: Crafts

Great Music: VBS Music

Yummy snacks: Snacks


The Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids requires any and all volunteers working with children to take a one-time course entitled Protecting God’s Children: Virtus. This class must be taken before you may volunteer.

To sign up go to:

Follow These Steps:
  1. On the left side of the page, in the green column, click on the word “Registration” (in yellow font).
  2. Click on “View a list of sessions”.
  3. Click in the box stating “Select your organization”.
  4. Scroll down to “Grand Rapids, MI (Diocese) and click on it.
  5. Click “Select”
  6. Scroll down the page to see the locations.
  7. Go to the top of the page and click the “Start Registration” box.
  8. Complete each step for the registration.

Please note: It is important that people arrive a few minutes early to complete the sign-in procedure. Once the presentation begins, no one will be admitted.