Faith formation at Nativity & Assumption

Enabling all to grow in faith

Religious Education for the Parishes of Assumption, Nativity and St. Olaf began on Sept. 6th/  All classes will meet  at Assumption Hall in Canton.  Registration forms are available at each parish or by contacting the director, Maureen Gervais.   Class schedules will be available soon, once some matters of coordination with our sister parishes is done. 

We are continuing to recruit teachers. I you can help in this very worthwhile endeavor, please let me know and if you have questions, please contact:  Maureen Gervais DRE at 507-886-4433.


                                                 CLASS AT ASSUMPTION HALL IN CANTON


Class starts PROMPTLY at 6:30pm and ends at 7:30pm.  Please be on time so that class is not delayed or disrupted by late-comers.          

Note: the schedule is not every week, but is made to accommodate school and our 2 pastors’ schedules.

Also, if class is cancelled due to bad weather, it will automatically be rescheduled for the following week but will not reset the current schedule.


Sept. 6             First Class and Registration

Sept. 20           Regular Session

Oct. 4              Regular Session

Oct. 25             Regular Session

Nov. 1              Regular Session

Nov. 15            Regular Session

Nov. 29             Regular Session with Penance service and beginning Christmas song practice for           

                                   Students [K-2]

Dec. 6              Regular Session

Dec. 13             Extra class for K-6 practice for Christmas program

Dec. 17 [Sunday] Christmas program at Assumption Church at 2 pm

Dec. 20            Regular Session

Jan. 3               Regular Session

Jan. 17             Regular Session

Jan. 31             Regular Session

Feb. 3 [Saturday]  Grade 2 Sacramental Learning Centers

Feb. 7              Regular Session

Feb. 14            Ash Wednesday  ? Mass at Assumption

Feb. 21            Regular Session

Feb. 24 [Saturday] Chili/Soup Supper required for Confirmation students [9 and 10th grades]

March 7          Regular Session

March 21        Regular Session

April 4             Regular Session

April 18           Regular Session

May 2              Regular Session

May 5 [Saturday] First Holy Communion –Nativity and Assumption

May 16            Last class



Program info, schedule, staff, contact and events will be added as available.



                      Parents are the primary educators in the faith formation of their children.  Our parish program is here to assist you in this great mission.