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Faith Formation


Mission Statement

Together with the pastors, the Religious Education Program at Santa Cruz del la Cañada facilitates the growing of the faith in order to create lifelong disciples of Christ in the traditions of the Holy Catholic Church.


Religious Education

Coordinator:  Janice D. Valdez

Faith formation for grades 1-8 will be taught in person on Sunday mornings from 8:30am - 10am.  Confirmation I and II will be taught in person on Sunday evenings from 5:45pm - 6:45pm.  Dates and times are subject to change due to the Covid-19 pandemic so please check your email regularly.

Faith formation is taught by grade level with sacramental preparation being included in each grade.  Children will receive sacraments when they are adequately prepared.


Confirmation Preparation

Catechist:  Sunny Velasquez

Pre-Confirmation - Robert Romero (catechist)

Confirmation - Salomon and Sunny Velasquez (catechists)




Director:  Ben Esquibel

RCIA (English) - Ben Esquibel

RCIA (Children) - Mary Ann Vigil

RCIA (Spanish) - Cesar and Brenda Delgado








Faith formation registration is being taken for all children in grades 1-12.  Please contact Ms. Janice at (505) 470-5906 for registration or any questions you may have.

Faith Formation (aka CCD) is in need of Catechists available on
Sunday mornings and able to present lessons on Zoom.  Please contact Ms. Janice at (505) 470-5906.


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