St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church

30 Jones Hollow Road, Marlborough, CT 06447

This ministry primarily addresses the faith formation of our children and youth, while also providing regular spiritual programming for adults. We are blessed with wonderful families and catechists that make this a rich and dynamic program.  In these pages you will find information regarding our focus and mission across all grade levels, as well as class calendars, downloadable forms, upcoming events, and much more!

The program is composed of the following:

If you have any questions or concerns that cannot be answered in these pages, please do not hesitate to contact the parish for more information.

FaithFairCome join our parish in a celebration of all that our Faith Formation students have learned this year.

Sunday, April 8th in the St. John Fisher Thomas More Hall immediately following our 10:30 Mass

Students work from each Faith Formation classroom (Grade 1 - 6) will proudly be on display!

Coffee, juice and refreshments will be served. In fair fashion, there will be free popcorn, face painting, and even a carnival game and prizes!

We are strengthened as a family, and as a parish community when our children hear the Word of God and worship together. Our1st grade Faith Formation class will be participating in the Celebration of the Eucharist on Sunday, April 8th at the 10:30am Mass. The Faith Fair, with coffee and treats provided by our first grade class, will follow Mass.

CoffeeMuffinCome join the 4th grade Faith Formation Class for coffee, a bite to eat and fellowship immediately following the 10:30 Mass on Sunday January 21st. 

All are welcome!

Many thanks to everyone who donated items for the Confirmation retreat dinner on Saturday, September 16th.
Thanks to your generosity the 10th grade class enjoyed a wonderful taco dinner. Special thanks to the Teen Emmaus team for creating a beautiful space for the 10th grade to gather for their retreat.
We greatly appreciate the support of the parish as these young men and women take the final steps toward Confirmation.

A huge thank you to all the families, children and volunteers who  made  our St. John Fisher Bible Camp a big success! Our parish is blessed  to have such a wonderful, devoted group of teens who made every day fun: Tylor, Lea, Denise, Aiden, Jacob, Rosie, Teresa, Jenna, Caroline, Ellie, Marybeth & Shannon.

Also, thanks to Jonathan and David for their musical support and the Dursin, Farrington, Visco and Meyer families for all their help!

VBC 2017Your child will travel “across the USA” to enter a world of amazing adventures! National Parks will be this year’s theme for Vacation Bible camp and I hope many of the children join us on this spectacular adventure right here at St John Fisher Church!

This will be an opportunity for kids to explore not only the incredible sights of our own country, but also a way to discover a living spiritual relationship with Jesus!

The camp will run August 7-10th at SJF Hall and grounds. Registration forms are available at church exits and by clicking here!

Registration Open Now for Children entering Grades 1-9
Registration forms due by May 31
Completed Forms can be mailed to church, dropped off at church office or placed in offertory basket in an envelope marked Faith Formation. Forms can be obtained here: Click Here to download the 2017-2018 Registration form
Questions, please contact Theresa Brysgel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Please join us for the May Crowning Ceremony taking place at the 10:30 mass on Sunday May 7 th . This is a very special tradition in which our statue of Mary the Blessed Mother is honored by being crowned with a wreath of flowers by the First Holy Communion students. Following mass there will be a special reception to honor our Holy Communion community. All parishioners are welcome to attend!

Girl Pray 02Thank you to our 3rd grade faith formation classes along with their Catechists for hosting a beautiful Mass last Sunday.

 

Congratulations to the 2nd Grade Faith Formation children in receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time last Saturday! It was a beautiful celebration of God's Mercy and Grace in community with their families and Catechists. We look forward to their First Holy Communion in May!

May is Faith Formation Registration Month for all children entering grades 1-9 in the fall.

Registration forms can be downloaded here.

For more information contact Teresa Brysgel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Get your spring cleaning done and help support

STJF Knights of Columbus Parish Tag Sale
May 19th, 9am-2pm (Rain date: May 26th)

Tag Sale KoCWe have two options for this sale:Rent a space from us and sell your goods. ($20 per space) OR Donate your goods to us! No items too big! Call us and we’ll even pick them up!!

Please note: Limited volunteers are available tohelp sell your appreciated items; so, please take the time to choose your donations carefully. All proceeds will go toThe STJF Capital Development Fund.Reserve your spot now:

Jean Jacques @ 860.295.0001

UPCOMING TEEN EVENT

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Saturday, May 5th  - Come to the YARD GOATS Game! We have great seats behind the dug out of the Portland Sea Dogs, a Double‐A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox! We will leave immediately following the 4:00pm mass. Tickets are $11.00 each. You must sign up and pass your permission slip and money in by April 25. After that point ticketswill be open to all parishioners. Please bring money for snacks.

Permission Slip:   May 5 Yard Goats Game

UPCOMING TEEN EVENT

TeenCookoutSaturday, June 16th  - spring into summer with our ANNUAL COOKOUT! Come celebrate our seniors at the 4:00pm mass where they will be recognized then join us down stairs for a cookout, s’mores and field games. 4:00(mass) 8:00pm.

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Your child will go back in time to the Wild, Wild West for a Wild Western Adventure Romp! They will enter a world of outlaws, cowboys, frontier games and even some wild animals. I hope many of the children join us on this spectacular adventure right here at St John Fisher Church! This will be an opportunity for kids to explore not only the thrilling Wild West, but also a way to discover a living spiritual relationship with Jesus and learn more about some Bible “outlaws” who chose to follow God and do what’s right. There will be Western themed games, crafts, activities, music and snacks It will be a week of ROOTIN’ TOOTIN” FUN !!!!

Date: August 6-9 Time: 9:00-noon  Where: St. John Fisher Church Hall

This camp is open to children entering grades 1-6  Cost is $25 per child

Click:  SIGN-UP SHEET   Click:  Registration Form

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