Kindergarten-8 Program

Faith Formation at St. Mary, Cause of Our Joy Parish is a K-8 program. Penance and Eucharist Preparation typically take place in Second Grade (For children age 7 and above). Confirmation Preparation takes place over two years, typically in 7th and 8th grade.

For more information:

High School Youth Ministry

We typically meet Monday Nights, and participate in events throughout the year. For more information please contact  or 734-425-4421 ext. 215


The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a Catholic program or education intended to instruct those who are seeking to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church through Baptism and/or Confirmation and Holy Communion in the Catholic Faith.

Who should look into RCIA?

  • Anyone not yet baptized.
  • Anyone baptized but not as a Catholic.
  • Anyone baptized as a Catholic who did not yet receive First Communion or Confirmation.
  • Fully initiated Catholics seeking fuller catechetical knowledge of their Catholic Faith.
  • Anyone at all looking to learn more about Christianity.

If you think you might be interested in knowing more about the Catholic Faith, please call the Parish office at 734-425-4421.

Adult Faith Formation

We try to have ongoing Adult Faith Formation opportunities available throughout the year. Please check the Bulletin or call the office at 734-425-4421