Faith Formation

Faith Formation at St. Isidore Catholic Community is concentrated in those words; Formation, Catholic, and Community.We are dedicated to forming our children in the practices and teachings of the Catholic Church and involving them in our community worship and activities. Active discipleship is our goal.



Children’s Liturgy of the Word

CATECHIST SCHEDULE: clw schedule March-May 2017 CLW – Summer 2017 St. Isidore invites adults (young and old) to consider helping the parish as a Children’s Liturgy of the Word Catechist. This ministry involves leading children in worship using the readings of the day at the child’s level of understanding, at the weekly 9:30 am and…

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Vacation Bible School – Early Registration

Wednesday, May 31

Early Bird Registration for VBS is May 15-31.  Contact the parish office ASAP to reserve your child(ren)’s place and receive a free CD of the Maker Fun Factory music!  Download the registration and photo release forms below and return in person to the parish office. REGISTRATION FORM: Vacation Bible School Registration B & W MFF…

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First Eucharist

First Eucharist is normally celebrated in the second grade but children in grades 3 or 4 might also celebrate the sacrament. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated prior to First Eucharist. Please Note:  In preparation for the sacramental day of First Eucharist please know that it requires special apparel that is suitable for a child. Boys:…

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Protecting God’s Children Workshops for Catechists

All Catechists are required to attend a Protecting God’s Children (PGC) seminar. Any Catechist who has not attended this workshop must do so. Listed below are the steps needed to register on-line. If you have any problems, contact Ann De Rey for help. Catechists must be careful when registering to watch for: 1. Locations 2….

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Please know that scouts, dance, athletic events, competitions, or any other activity are not reasons for missing class. Please remember to check your schedule carefully.

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Confirmation 2017

  The date for Confirmation has not been determined, but will likely be on a Saturday during October or November at 6:30 pm. ♦ Finally, a reminder about appropriate dress: >Young men may wear suits but that is not a requirement. Slacks, dress shirt, tie, and sport coat or sweater is fine. A tie is required….

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Faith Formation Staff

Dawn Kehoe

Administrative Support Dawn was born and grew up in Mt. Clemens, attending Catholic school and graduating from St. Louis.  She has three brothers and one sister. She retired from Ameritech with thirty years of service.  Dawn and her husband Tim have one son who is a police officer in Gulfport, Mississippi.  She began working…

Julie Rarick

Middle School Youth Minister Julie has been a life-long member of St. Isidore and was a member of the parish’s first co-ed youth group here. She was married at St. Isidore in 1985 and has raised two daughters who are still active in the parish. Julie has been teaching catechism since 1981 and became…

Nancy Marvin

Faith Formation Coordinator Grades 5-8 Nancy was born and raised on the east side of Detroit in family with strong Catholic values.  Catholic educated, later married and blessed with 3 sons, she became very interested in her Catholic faith, and wanted to work for the Church. At that time, the Lord was moving in…

Ann De Rey

Director of Faith Formation Ann was born and raised in Warren, MI. She moved to Macomb with her widowed mother after graduating high school.  Ann met and married her husband Rob who she has been married to for 26 yrs.  They have two children. Ann and her husband love to travel and have been fortunate…

Kathy Homrocky

Administrative Support Kathy is the third oldest of eleven children.  Most of her childhood was spent in the city of Madison Heights, Michigan.  St. Dennis in Royal Oak (which was recently torn down and is now a Kroger Superstore) was her family parish for many years. She retired from the telecommunication company of Michigan Bell/SBC/AT&T after thirty…

Linda Osobka

Faith Formation Coordinator Grades 1-4 Linda was born and raised in Johnstown, Pa., earned an Associate of Arts Degree in Music Education from Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, Pa., and studied Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. She has been married to Steve Osobka for 45 years, has 5 children, 3 grand children, &…

Class Schedule

Grades 1-6


  • 4:30-5:45 or 6:15-7:30


  • 4:30-5:45 or 6:15-7:30


  • 4:30-5:45 or 6:15-7:30


  • 4:30-5:45 or 6:15-7:30

Grade 7

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

  • 1st and 3rd weeks of the month
  • 6:15-8:15

Grade 8

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

  • 2nd and 4th weeks of the month
  • 6:15-8:15