St. Albert Newman offers many opportunities to enrich and guide you on your spiritual journey. We offer programs for Kindergarten through fifth grade, youth ministry programs for middle and high school students and adult faith formation.
For more information, contact the parish office at 575-522-6202
2018-2019 Faith Formation Class Times:
Sunday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Kinder-5th)
Sunday, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (6th Grade)
Sunday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Conf I (7th and 8th)
Sunday, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Conf II (9th & 10th)
Monday, 4:00 pm (Kinder-5th)
Monday, 6:00 pm (Kinder-5th)
The primary goal of a catechist is to model God’s love to others. As a result, the primary requisite of a catechist is a love for God and a love for children. A catechist also initiates others into the faith community, into its life, its worship, symbols and practices.
Are you interested in sharing your faith with our youth? Call the parish office at 575-522-6202 for more information
Gospel storytelling is provided for preschool through 2nd graders to help better understand and take to heart the meaning of the Sunday scripture readings. Gospel storytelling is offered at the 8:30 am and 11:00 am masses during the school year. Ready to sign up? Click HERE or contact Enedina Vazquez for more information at 575-522-6202
Children's faith formation (K-5)
For children entering Kindergarten through sixth grade. Children are taught in traditional classroom settings. Emphasis is on basic foundations of our faith and sacred scripture. Preparation for the Sacraments of Penance and Eucharist is a two year program in grades 2 and 3. Please provide a copy of your child's Baptismal certificate for those entering First Communion (3rd Grade)
Class times offered for 2018-19:
Sundays at 1:00 pm - K-5
Mondays at 4:00 pm- K-5
Mondays at 6:00 pm- K-5
YOuth faith formation (6th- 10th grade)
Confirmation I (7th and 8th grade) is taught in traditional classroom settings with a focus on New Testament, The Church, Holy Spirit, Morality, and Social Justice.
For Grades 9th & 10th (Confirmation II), emphasis is on the study and discussion of Sacred Scripture, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and church doctrine to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation (in Grade 10).
Class times offered for 2018-2019:
Sunday, 3:30-4:30- 6th Grade
Sunday, 3:30-5:00- Confirmation I (7th & 8th grade)
Sunday, 5:30-7:00- Confirmation II (9th &10th grade)
For more information and to register, CLICK HERE
You're invited! Middle School and High School teens, grades 6-12, are welcome, and encouraged, to attend and participate in Youth Group! Contact the parish office for more information at 575-522-6202
Adult faith formation
Adult Faith Formation embraces the continual commitment to strengthen our discipleship in Jesus Christ through ongoing catechesis, prayer, sacrament, and service.
Classes meet on Sunday at 9:00 am
Are you interested in helping our adult RCIA candidates through their journey? All volunteers must attend and complete Protecting God's Children. Click on the highlighted link to register. Select the Las Cruces Diocese from the drop down menu to find local workshops.
Contact Sal Melendrez for more information
If you are interested in assisting as a Catechist, Assistant Catechist or other Faith Formation helper, please contact the parish office at 575-522-6202
All Adults assisting with Faith Formation must complete Diocesan guidelines working with young adults. CLICK HERE for more information
K-5th Grade Registration Form
6th- 10th Grade Registration Form
2018-2019 Faith Formation Calendar- CLICK HERE
Volunteer Gospel Storytellers Sign up
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