The mission of our Faith Formation Office is to offer educational and formational opportunities to all members of our parish. They enable people to grow stronger in their relationship with Christ and develop a greater understanding of the teachings of the Catholic Church. Faith Formation is available for all ages and they are always looking for volunteers to serve as catechists, program coordinators, office assistants, etc. Faith formation happens at different times and days to accommodate varying schedules. For more information on how you can help, please call the Faith Formation Office at (210) 433-2777 ext. 118 or 138.

  • Children of the Good Shepard (pre-kinder - kinder)
  • Religious Education (1st through 5th grade)
  • First Communion (2nd - 8th grade)
  • Sacrament of Confirmation (high school students)
  • Edge (6th - 8th grade)
  • Life Teen (9th – 12th grade),
  • Rite of Christian Initiation for Children & Teens (children/teens of 7-18 years of age seeking baptism)

Registration forms available in the Faith Formation office during business hours and online.



Religious Education, Edge and LifeTeen cost per family:        

                   1st child - $50.00

                   Each additional child in Religious Education- $35 .00


First Communion, Youth Confirmation, RCIC and RCIT

                   Cost per student - $50.00

Youth attending Edge, LifeTeen and/or RCIA  plus a Sacrament class 

Cost per student - $50.00

For additional information contact the Faith Formation office 210-433-2777 or

Joelle Germeyer, Coord. of RE  or x138

Harriet Ballard, Coord of Youth & Confirmation or x119

Ruth Flores, Coord of Baptisms and Office Assistant or x118

Safe Environment

The Archdiocese of San Antonio is committed to the protection of children, youth and vulnerable adults.


Are you a volunteer or thinking about volunteering at the Parish? The following requirements have to be met for ALL volunteer positions PRIOR to participating in ministry. All training is on All training must be renewed every 3 years.

  1. Complete a Criminal Background Check (CBC)if you haven’t already done so. The forms can be found on our website or in the parish office.
  2. Set up an account on VIRTUS.ORG. If you have difficulty accessing VIRTUS, please contact our Parish Office for assistance.
  3. Read and acknowledge the Code of Conduct.
  4. Complete ALL three VIRTUS modules: the Sexual Harassment Training, the Vulnerable Adults Training ( If Applicable) and the Protecting God’s Children Training.