Special Needs Faith Formation
In 2010 the Special Needs Faith Formation Program was started here at Santa Maria Del Mar Catholic Church and is the first and only ministry in the Diocese of St. Augustine that is dedicated to the spiritual welfare of "Special Children" 7 years old and up. We provide these children as well as adults with special needs, intellectual, cognitive and/or developmental disabilities, who are not able to function in a regular Religious Education Program, with religious education geared to their individual learning ability.
Our dedicated catechists prepare the students for the reception of the Sacraments, and through continuing religious education, prepare them to take an active role in the Church community. In the love of Jesus Christ for His children and in the guidance of the Holy Spirit, our catechist endeavor to foster within each student a positive self-concept, a sense of morality and participation in the Christian community.
Enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year is underway. Classes start on September 11, 2016 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am for a Meet and Greet in the Learning Center. Must be 7 years and older to enroll.
For more information contact Maribel Alvarado, Special Needs Catechist at (386) 237-2552 or email at email@example.com
2016-2017 L.A.M.P. Schedule
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