St. Michael Catholic Church and School



LIFT (Learning In Faith Together) is primary faith formation program at St. Michael Catholic Church.  LIFT is a parish-wide, family catechesis model that focuses on assisting and equipping parents to become the primary educators and evangelizers of their children (Catechism of the Catholic Church 2223-2229).

LIFT families attend their regularly scheduled monthly LIFT Session together as a family (on either Sunday, Monday, or Wednesday).  Each LIFT session is a combination of faith formation, small group conversation, faith sharing, prayer, and activity based learning for children.  LIFT is offered each year from October through April and follows the four year cycle of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, with a fifth year focused on Sacred Scripture.  In LIFT we use The Family of Faith activity based curriculum from Sophia Press for grades K thru 5 and the YOUCAT Teen Catechism for grades 6 thru 8.  Adults participants in LIFT are provided with numerous resources, along with dynamic presentations each month to them grow in their own discipleship.  Following monthly participation in LIFT parents are encouraged to continue the conversation of faith at home with their children throughout the month using the assigned activities and materials.

For more information about LIFT please contact our Faith Formation Director Bob Swift at or 763-497-2745 ext. 215

2019-2020 Faith Formation Registration
  • LIFT / Faith Formation Registration Coming In July of 2019
2018-2019 LIFT Materials

OCTOBER LIFT 2018 (God, the Holy Trinity, and Faith)

NOVEMBER LIFT 2018 (Creation, the Fall, and God's Plan of Salvation)

DECEMBER LIFT 2018 (The Annunciation, Immaculate Conception, and Incarnation)

JANUARY LIFT 2019 (Jesus 1.0 and Baptism)

FEBRUARY LIFT 2019 (Jesus 2.0: Passion, Death, Resurrection, Ascension and Final Judgment)

MARCH LIFT 2019 (The Holy Spirit and the Church)

APRIL LIFT 2019 (The Four Marks of the Church and Last Things)

2019-2020 Faith Formation Calendars
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