FLAME (Catechesis – High School)

Please join us in recognizing our Graduating Seniors as they reflect on all that Holy Family means to them. May God bless them in all their future endeavors.



Grant Guthrie
Phone: 847-907-3439


FLAME stands for Friendship, Leadership, Acceptance, Ministry and Education.  It is designed for high school teens who want to further their understanding and knowledge of the Catholic faith.  We meet on Sunday evenings starting with the 4 pm Mass followed by small groups led by adult facilitators and Peer Ministers.  Our small groups are current, in touch with everyday life and flexible to meet the different needs of each group. FLAME sessions are one component of “Celebrating the Spirit”, the Holy Family Confirmation preparation program. FLAME has two retreats, one for each year of the program.  See Links section for more information on retreats.

Link to “Confirmation Page- Celebrating the Spirit


FLAME I Retreat: February 29th – March 1, 2020
FLAME II Retreat: January 25-26, 2020

FLAME I Retreat

Putting the pieces together: How life & faith connect
An Online Individual Confirmation Retreat

FLAME II Retreat

Check back soon!

Both FLAME 1 and 2 students are required to do 20 hours of service per year in order to practice being the hands and feet of Jesus. They should document these hours on the service log provided below. This form is due on the last day of class.

FLAME Service Log

Volunteers are needed in many areas in Teen Faith throughout the year. All volunteers need to be in compliance with the guidelines for volunteers working with youth provided by the Archdiocese of Chicago. Please click on the link below.

Protecting God’s Children Page
Service Opportunities
Rosewood Care Center
Volunteering with the Knights of Columbus

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