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Faith Formation

Mission Statement

Saint Anne Parish Faith Formation works in partnership with parents to provide a faith filled education. Through teaching students about Christianity, we attempt to help every child build a personal relationship with God and the Catholic Church. 

Faith Formation Sessions for Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Saint Anne Faith Formation offers several catechetical options so that you can choose the method that works best for you and your family. 

Classroom Style Faith Formation Sessions

Kinder through 8th Grade:     Mondays 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm at Saint Anne School
                                               Mondays 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm at Saint Anne School

8th Grade Only:                     Sundays 9:30 am – 10:45 am at Saint Anne Churcfh

Home-Based Faith Formation

In addition to our on-site catechetical programs, we offer parents the opportunity to teach religious education to their children in their own home through our Home-Based program. This option is available for all grades. Parents who elect to utilize this program are provided the resources and materials to teach the curriculum at home. Home-Based students follow the Faith Formation schedule and also require full participation in our parish formation gatherings such as Family Night, Stations of the Cross, and Penance Services.

Please contact the Faith Formation Office if you would like to learn more about our programs.

Weather Cancellation Information

If Saint Anne School is closed, CCD classes are automatically cancelled. Class cancellation info can also be found at: 
We encourage every family enrolled in the Faith Formation Program to join the Faith Formation group on Flocknote. Flocknote is a free email service that we use to keep our families informed and provide updates, reminders, and newsletters. Click here to join us on Flocknote.

Volunteers are needed! 

We are in need of volunteers to share their time and faith with the nearly 370 children in the Faith Formation Program. A catechist has a very important ministry in the church as a teacher of our children. If you feel led to serve as a catechist, assistant, or to help with administrative work, contact the Faith Formation Office at (412) 561-0101 or ascruggs@stanneparish.com. 

All volunteers 18 years of age and older must complete the Diocesan Safe Environment requirements. More information about the requirements can be found on the Diocese of Pittsburgh's website. If you have any questions or need help completing the clearances, please contact the Faith Formation Office. 
  • Register in Diocesan Safe Environment Database/Pennsylvania State Police Clearance/Code of Pastoral Conduct/Child Protective Services Law
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
  • FBI Clearance or Waiver
  • Protecting God’s Children Workshop
  • Mandated Reporter Training

Mathew Scruggs
  Director of Parish Faith Formation
  412-561-0101 ext. 123

Amanda Scruggs 
  Assistant Director of Faith Formation
  412-561-0101 ext. 124

Office Hours (when classes are in session)

Monday:        10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday:       10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday:  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday:       3:30 PM -  6:00 PM
Friday:            CLOSED

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