Faith Formation

Queen of All Saints  offers a comprehensive program of religious education for children and teens ranging from early childhood to Confirmation preparation.

Three Pillars of Faith Formation – Sunday Mass, Parent Participation, and Class Attendance.

We have classes every Sunday except some holidays starting the week of September 12, 2021 through June 19, 2022.  Classes will be in-person otherwise changes will be posted here.

Revised Daily Health Screening For Students – to be completed  by parents every Sunday class by 9am.  

TO REGISTER IN-PERSON:  Sundays after the 8:30am mass in St. Joseph’s Hall for the month of September.  

New or transfer student families: please schedule an appointment for a meeting (parent/s and child). Please bring baptismal and first communion certificate when applicable.

*To become a registered parishioner please speak with the parish secretary at the rectory Monday through Friday 9am-12noon, 1pm-5pm.

TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR THE FAITH FORMATION/RELIGIOUS EDUCATION BY EMAIL OR USING GOOGLE FORM: 

  • Please choose the PDF or online google form below to complete the two-page registration form and submit via email the completed form to qasfaithformation@gmail.com

              PDF – 2021-2022 QAS Registration and Photo Consent Form

Google Online Formhttps://forms.gle/4mQsatALsqFb3W5Q9

  • You may also schedule an appointment by calling the rectory at 718-638-7625 or email your inquiries to qasfaithformation@gmail.com

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES AND CATECHISTS:

A Call to Family Catechesis by Christian Rada, Director of Family, Marriage and Respect Life – Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens

Family Catechesis: Renewed Emphasis on the Family

The Rite of Christian Initiation Adapted for Children

BQCYD 2021 (Spring) The Source – by the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens Youth Ministry

https://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/what-we-believe/canon-law/complementary-norms/canon-1246

Blended-Learning-2020-2021

Top Reasons to Become a Catechist by Joe Paprocki

Pope Francis – what it means to be a catechist by William O’Leary

https://teachingcatholickids.com/doing-mass-with-kids/

https://www.ewtn.com/tv/shows/sunday-mass-live

https://www.catechist.com/sacrament-reconciliation-explained-6-min-video/

TheLightIsOnForYou_ConfessionGuideForChildren

We expect all families to attend Sunday mass and other holy days of obligation regardless of school breaks. This is our catholic faith! Without the Eucharist we have no life. Click here to check the holy days of obligation.

“Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. In all circumstances, give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 

PRAYER

Morning Offering

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer You my prayers, works, joys and sufferings of this day for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart, in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in reparation for my sins, for the intentions of all my relatives and friends and in particular for the intentions of the Holy Father.

(Source: https://www.ewtn.com/devotionals/prayers/morning2.htm)

Pope’s Prayer Intentions For This Month 

2021

September

An environmentally sustainable lifestyle

We pray that we all will make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle, rejoicing in our young people who are resolutely committed to this.

October

Missionary Disciples

We pray that every baptized person may be engaged in evangelization, available to the mission, by being witnesses of a life that has the flavour of the Gospel.

November

People who suffer from depression

We pray that people who suffer from depression or burn-out will find support and a light that opens them up to life.

December

Catechists

Let us pray for the catechists, summoned to announce the Word of God:  may they be its witnesses, with courage and creativity and in the power of the Holy Spirit.

(Source: (http://popesprayerusa.net/popes-intentions/)

SACRED SCRIPTURE 

Today’s Readings: 

Source of scripture readings can be found in : https://bible.usccb.org

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – September 26, 2021

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 3, 2021

Twenty-eight Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 10, 2021

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 17, 2021

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 24, 2021

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 31, 2021

Solemnity of All Saints – November 1, 2021

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed – November 2, 2021

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time – November 7, 2021

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome – November 9, 2021

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time – November 14, 2021

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe – November 21, 2021

Thanksgiving Day – November 25, 2021

First Sunday of Advent – November 28, 2021

Second Sunday of Advent – December 5, 2021

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – December 8, 2021

Third Sunday of Advent – December 12, 2021

Fourth Sunday of Advent – December 19, 2021

The Nativity of the Lord – (Christmas) Mass during the day)

CATECHISM

A great way to start your week is by learning more about our catholic faith and discover why the Church  matters today.

Visit: http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/__P2.HTM 

  1. The life of man – to know and love God

Reflection Question:

  1. What is your goal in life?
  2. Who is helping you achieve your goal?
  3. Why is it necessary for you to have a goal and achieve it?

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SACRAMENTS

Christ instituted the sacraments for the building up of the Body of Christ.

Visit: http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/__P3E.HTM

The Seven Sacraments

Baptism

Confirmation

Eucharist

Penance and Reconciliation

Anointing of the sick

Matrimony

Holy Orders

The sacraments of initiationbaptism, confirmation, and eucharist

The sacraments of healingpenance and reconciliation; and anointing of the sick

The sacraments at the service of communionmatrimony and holy orders

 Virtues

What does it mean to live in Christ or to be like Christ?  What does it mean to be a virtuous?

Visit – http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p3s1c1a7.htm

Four Cardinal Virtues: prudence, justice, fortitude and temperance

Three Theological Virtues: faith, hope, and charity

Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Wisdom

Understanding

Counsel

Fortitude

Piety

Fear of the Lord

Twelve Fruits of the Spirit

Charity

Joy

Peace

Patience

Kindness

Goodness

Generosity

Gentleness

Faithfulness

Modesty

Self-control

Chastity

Mercy and Sin

“Praise the Lord, for he is good; for his mercy endures forever.” – Psalm 136:1

Visit – http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p3s1c1a8.htm

Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christus Vivit of the Holy Father Francis To Young People and to the Entire People of God