Faith Formation for Children

Welcome!  St. Gabriel Church's Faith Formation program provides children with a nurturing, energetic environment to learn about the Catholic Church, develop their relationship with God, and establish lasting relationships with other peer and adult parishioners.


Register for Faith Formation


Class Schedule

  • Class are offered for grades K-8:
    • Sundays 1:45 to 3:00 pm
    • Sundays 3:30 to 4:45 pm
    • Wednesdays 6:30 to 7:30 pm
  • The calendar runs September through May, and generally follows the public school system’s holiday/long weekend schedule.
  • Classes meet in the Parish Center (St. Gabriel School building) and are taught in English by teams of adult and high school volunteers.

St. Gabriel also offers a Sacramental Preparation Program for children and teens who did not receive the sacraments of Baptism, First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and/or Confirmation at the traditional ages in our church.  Learn more here.


  • Registration is held each spring for the following class year.  
  • All students -- new and returning -- much register each year.  
  • Early registration is encouraged for placement in desired day/time.  We have almost 1,000 students in our program!
  • Once classes have begun, switching to another day/time is not allowed.
  • Find registration details here.

Registration Fees  

  • For Kdg through 8th grade: $75 per child.  The maximum registration fee per family is $150.
  • Additional fees are required for sacramental preparation programs. 
  • Registration fees can be reduced or waived in cases of financial hardship. 
  • All fees are waived for the children of fully-active volunteers.

Family Handbook

Class Calendar
2019 - 2020

Carpool & Parking Instructions

1st Reconciliation

Sacramental Preparation
Calendar of Events

Calendario de Eventos
Preparación Sacramental




Contact Information

Director of Religious Education:
Susan Krasniewski
704-362-5047, ext. 210

Kindergarten through 3rd Grades:
Kristen Rivera
704-362-5047, ext. 228

4th through 8th Grades:
Brenda Baalman
704-362-5047, ext. 219

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