Saint Max Church

Faith on Fire

2022-23 Faith Formation at St. Max

Welcome to Faith on Fire 2022-23, formation for youth in early childhood through high school.  Browse the offerings below and and then Press the 'Register Online' button to register for your choice(s).  Fees are on this webpage (to the right) under the heading "Registration & Fees". 

Whether you are new to formation or you have been with us for a while, we invite you on the discipleship journey with us!  When participating in Faith on Fire, you can expect to grow in relationship with Jesus Christ and be formed in the in the teachings of the Church.  

We are busily planning a new year of formation for you!  There is a lot going on so BEFORE registering please print out the Faith on Fire Formation Chart to the right.  It will be very helpful when you are going through the registration process, especially if you are a new family. 

If you have any questions about registration, Spark, or Fuel with Pflaum, please reach out to Mary Lou at or 777-4322 ext. 120.  For Ignite and Ablaze (High School) contact Rebecca at, 777-4322 ext. 118.  

We pray that God brings you peace and comfort during the relaxing months of summer so that you are renewed and refreshed to continue our journey together in the Fall.  Hope to see you soon! 

BEFORE REGISTERING:  Fuel and Spark blended learning option for SUNDAYS is FULL.  Please register for MONDAYS!   

 Register Online

Blended Learning:  Homestudy lessons and monthly in-person family gatherings (In-person gatherings are for parents and children)

Choose Spark if:

  • Your child (grade 2 and up) attends public school and missed formation last year.  [If your children are coming directly from Catholic school or Catholic homeschool, then choose the FUEL program.]

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Home Study OR Blended Learning Options (Blended learning is homestudy with monthly in-person gatherings for parents and children)

Choose Fuel with Pflaum if:

  • Your child is entering first grade.
  • Your child is in preschool/kindergarten (Fuel is enrichment for this age group, not required for sacraments.)  
  • Your family has been regularly participating in the formation program at St. Max or another Catholic parish OR you are coming directly from Catholic School/Catholic Homeschool.
  • Ongoing participation in religious formation is required for sacrament celebration. 

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All adults who work with children need to have a background check and complete the SafeParish Child Protection Program.

SafeParish Information

Bi-weekly, In-person

  • Grade 6-8 Junior High Youth Group

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Weekly, In-person

  • High School youth group

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Ministry Contacts

Mary Lou Baker
(513) 777-4322
Ext 120
Rebecca Bissonnette
(513) 777-4322
Ext 118