Faith Formation

The Education and Formation Commission is concerned with how religious education programs are established, financed, staffed and evaluated, developing policies and support programs in religious education, catechesis, youth ministry, young adult ministry and RCIA.  Chairperson: Terri Marino at

Faith Formation programs exist for all ages from pre-school to adulthood at St. Charles Borromeo. However, the success of these programs depends upon the many volunteers who so generously give their time and talent to this ministry. Please consider sharing your talents in one of the following ways.

Arts and Crafts Leaders – Bring your creativity to the Faith Formation classrooms by leading arts and craft projects throughout the year.

Faith Formation ClassroomCatechists and Aids – Volunteer to pass on the faith by serving as a catechist or aid for one of the age groups (age 4 through adult).  Spanish speaking Catechists and aids are also needed. Materials and training are provided. Open to all confirmed parishioners.

Musicians – Share your special musical talent (voice or instrumental) with the Faith Formation classes throughout the year.

Workshop/Program Presenters – Share your special talent or area of expertise by offering presentations or programs to the Faith Formation classes.

Youth Ministry – Participate in planned activities and projects with the high school youth in an effort to help them build a connection between their faith and the world around them.

To volunteer, please contact:

Faith Formation Coordinator – Gail Watson in the church office or

Hispanic Faith Formation Coordinator – Daniel Pedro at 828-403-0959.

Youth Group Ministers (Grades 9-12) –

Anglo – Gail Watson at 828-437-3108.

Hispanic – Maureen Dougher at 828-403-5284.

Hmong – Lia Lee