Faith Formation

Faith Formation at St. Barnabas

Religious Education and Faith Formation help persons of all ages come to know, to love, and to serve God as revealed in Jesus Christ. The aim of our program is to help persons grow in Christian faith so that they may respond to the message of revelation in an authentic and personal way. We foster a Catholic-Christian identity that gives perspective and unity to the many activities in which each engages.

A Spiritual Detox

Learn how to detoxify your brain to be able to grow in union with God.

COVID-19 Update for Faith Formation

March 13, 2020

Dear Parents of Children and Teens in St. Barnabas Faith Formation and Youth Ministry,

The staff of St. Barnabas have been tracking the spread of COVID-19 and are doing what we can, in union with the Diocese of Charlotte, to slow its spread and flatten the curve of cases. As part of this effort, please follow the guidelines below for faith formation and youth ministry at our parish:



Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Mar 13 2020 except Thu Apr 09 2020.
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Praying For the Dead

Have you ever had a non-Catholic ask why Catholics pray for the dead?  Do you know how to answer that question?  Many non-Catholics will take the stance that if you die believing in Jesus Christ you will automatically go to heaven.  They might say that praying for the dead is not in the bible.  All of their misunderstandings bank on two things: 1) the scripture referring to praying for the dead is in 2 Maccabees and is not contained in the Protestant bible unless it is part of their added books in the back which they do not consider inspired writing;




Repeats every 2 weeks until Fri Mar 13 2020.
Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:45am