St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Tipton, Iowa
Tipton Faith Formation

Mary Barnum,

Director Religious Education

Contact Mary at:

       319-321-0715 (Cell)


208 Meridian St, PO Box 309 - Tipton, Iowa 52772  

   Phone:563-886-2506     Fax: 563-886-326

Mary Barnum, DRE


Faith Formation

Downloadable Registration form here: 2018 19 Family Registration Form.pdf

Download, fill out, scan and email to Mary Barnum, D.R.E. or to the parish office or download and bring in person to Catechetical Sunday Mass and reception.

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Downloadable Faith Formation Schedule Calendar Available here: 2018 2019 General Calendar.pdf

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K - 7: December 16, K – 7 students will come to class as usual, attend Mass together, re-enact the Nativity and then Cookies and refreshments follow in the parish hall! Families – please plan to bring a couple dozen cookies to share! Thank you!

Confirmation Class of 2020 – students in this year’s 8th and 9th grades: Stu-dents should plan to participate in Mass together Sunday, December 16, 10 a.m. and can look forward to the cookies afterwards!

Grades 10, 11, 12 – Check with Katie or Lauren or a fellow student for which Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the hall this month.

Adults, young and old, Sunday Studies are at 9 a.m. in the religious education of-fice in the parish hall. We study and reflect on the lectionary Scripture of the day and liturgical seasons of the church.

Singing/Praying: This month’s “4th Wednesday Sing” will be the 3rd Wednesday, December 18, 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in the Church. This is for anyone who is interested in singing for the joy of singing, open to singers in eighth grade through adult ages. We will sing songs that will be sung at Christmas Masses and other carols and songs of the season. For this sing, feel free to bring your musical instrument if you would prefer. Please contact Mary Barnum if you have any questions (or music re-quests!).

ADVENT PRAYER: Wednesday evening December 19 with prayer in the Church at 6:45 p.m. followed by a light supper at the hall.