Enroll in Faith Formation Programs for Children and Youth 2022-2023

Holy Trinity's Faith Formation Programs provide opportunities for children and teens to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ in order to become disciples who actively live their faith within their families, parish, and communities. To enroll your child(ren) in faith formation for 2022-2023, please complete the following four steps:

  1. Verify your family's information in My Own Church (MOC)
    • When using the navigation tabs in ParishSoft/MOC, you need to select a navigation option in the blue bar below the main navigation tabs, even if there is only one. See FAQ #1, step B.
  2. Register your child(ren) for Faith Formation 2022-2023 in My Own Church. (Note: this does not complete your enrollment)
    • Select the "Term" named "RE 2022-2023."
      • For Sunday Morning faith formation, select your child’s grade (e.g., Kindergarten, Grade 1, etc.) in the enrollment options.
      • At Home Catechesis is a home-schooling option where parents fulfill their role as primary catechists of their children. This is not a virtual, online class. If you would like more information about this option, please contact REadmin@trinity.org.
      • RCIAafc is for unbaptized children. Only select this option if you have talked with someone in the faith formation office and have been told to select RCIAafc.
      • Grades 9-12 (HS Youth Ministry) is for all teens currently in high school.
      • For children who will celebrate sacraments in 2023 (First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation), there is a second registration process in ParishSoft and an additional registration form to complete. See below for more details.
    • When using the navigation tabs in Parishsoft/MOC, you need to select a navigation option in the blue bar below the main navigation tabs, even if there is only one. See FAQ #8, step B.
    • The mobile version of the Parishsoft/MOC site does not have the ability to register for classes. However, there is the option to view the "Full Site" from a mobile device. You will just need to pan and zoom a lot. There is a "Full Site" button at the bottom of the mobile site's pages.
  3. Complete the supplemental information for each child. Click here to fill out the form.
  4. Complete payment. Click here to go to the payment portal.
    • Please note the promo codes below that will offer discounts for multiple children
    • If you pay by check, mail your payment to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Attn: Faith Formation, 3513 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. On the memo line please put "RE" and the number children you are enrolling. If also paying for confirmation prep with the same check, add "+ Confirmation" and number of children for confirmation. Payments must be postmarked by the deadline.

Early-Bird Payments - Completed enrollment (all 4 steps including payment) by July 15, 2022.  Fee: $200/child.

Regular Enrollment - Complete enrollment (all 4 steps including payment) by August 15, 2022.  Fee: $300/child.

After August 15, 2022, children will be placed as space and catechists are available. Fee: $300/child.

New families – Fee (regardless of enrollment date): $200/child.

Promo Codes for All Families:

Enrolling 2 children: 2children, 10% discount
Enrolling 3 children: 3children, 15% discount
Enrolling 4 or more children: 4+children, 20% discount

We never want finances to be a deterrent to faith formation.  If payment is will be a hardship for your family, please call Anne Marie Kaufmann at (202) 903-2807 to discuss options.

Sacramental Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist

Generally, children celebrate their First Reconciliation and First Eucharist in second grade. Click here to read about the requirements to celebrate these Sacraments.

Please note that children preparing to celebrate First Reconciliation and First Eucharist must enroll in a faith formation program for the year or attend a Catholic school and enroll in sacramental preparation.

To enroll your child(ren) in sacramental preparation, please complete these two steps for each child who will be celebrating the sacraments in spring 2023:

  1. Register your child(ren) for sacramental preparation in My Own Church.
    • Listed as a separate "Term" with the name "Recon/Euch 22-23". If your child(ren) are also participating in Holy Trinity’s faith formation program, please make sure you have registered them for a faith formation option as well (see instructions in the section above).
  2. Complete the First Reconciliation/ First Eucharist Registration Form for each childClick here to fill out the form.

There is no fee for preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist.

Sacramental Preparation for Confirmation

Celebration of the sacrament of Confirmation generally takes place in the spring of 8th grade.  We ask that those youth who plan to be confirmed have participated in faith formation the year prior to Confirmation.  For 8th graders, this means participation in faith formation in 7th grade. If your child did not participate in faith formation last year and is in 8th grade or higher, please contact the faith formation office to discuss his/her preparation for Confirmation. You also may read more here about preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation.

Please note that children preparing to celebrate Confirmation must enroll in a faith formation program for the year or attend a Catholic school and enroll in sacramental preparation.

To enroll your child(ren) (8th grade or higher) in sacramental preparation, please complete the following three steps for each child who will be celebrating Confirmation in spring 2023:

  1. Register your child(ren) for sacramental preparation in My Own Church.
    • Listed as a separate "Term" with the name "Confirmatn 22-23". If your child(ren) are also participating in Holy Trinity’s faith formation program, please make sure you have registered them for a faith formation option as well (see instructions in the section above).
  2. Complete the Confirmation Registration Form for each child. Click here to fill out the form.
  3. Complete payment online. ($100 per Confirmation candidate.) If you pay by check, please mail your payment to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Attn: Youth Confirmation, 3513 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007.