Faith Formation Registration

The registration deadline for Faith Formation has passed. Late registrations will be accepted as space allows, and with an additional $50 fee. To learn more about the Faith Formation programs available at St. Ignatius, please select the “Faith Formation Welcome” tab from the dropdown menu or click here.

Catechesis en Espanol: To complete your child’s registration in Spanish, please fill out this form and return it to the parish office. 

We are using a new online system for registrations this year, so please read the following carefully before you begin. We recognize that there are a number of steps, but we will be here to support you every step of the way:

  1. CREATE: Create an account with My Own Church

    1. Please allow 2-4 business days for account approval. 

  2. UPDATE: Once your account has been approved, login with your new account and add/update members of your family

    1. Select “My Family” tab in My Own Church

    2. Click on “Family Detail”

  3. REGISTER: Register each of your children for the desired program

    1. Select the Faith Formation tab in My Own Church

    2. Click on “Online Registration”

    3. Follow the on-screen steps to add each student and select their desired class

    4. When you are done, click “Submit Registration”

    5. You will receive an automated email from the system confirming your request

  4. PAY: Faith Formation tuition can be paid by credit card or check

    1. To pay by credit card, please visit Connect Now Giving. We recommend that you create an account, so that you can manage your tuition payments and gifts to the parish all in one place. Instructions for creating this account can be found on the parish website. You can also pay via the “Quick Give” tab on the left.

    2. To pay by check, please make a check out to St. Ignatius and note “Faith Formation” in the memo line. Checks can be dropped off at the Parish Office or mailed to: 28 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

If you run into difficulties, please contact Faith Formation staff are available between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday - Thursday and on Sunday mornings.


Helpful Hints

External links:

  • Each step in the process takes you AWAY from this series of registration support pages to an external link.

  • Solution: Please return to this window in your browser after each step to ensure that you complete them all.

Time-lag between steps:

  • There will be some time-lag between some of the steps, as you wait for account verification, etc.

  • Solution: Bookmark this page, or use the checklist that was sent via email, to keep track of what you have completed.

How do I know when I'm finished?

  • Solution: Keep clicking the "Next Step" button through this series of support pages until you reach the final "Thank you!" page.

  • Once all required steps have been completed and reviewed, you will receive a notification email confirming your child’s Faith Formation enrollment details.



2017-2018 Tuition Rates

  • Standard tuition rate: $200/family
  • Family Arts Based Program: $250/family
  • Sacramental Prep Only (Catholic school): $50
  • Confirmation II: $250/family ($50 helps to defray cost of Confirmation Retreat)
  • After September 25, a $50 late fee will be applied

  • Tuition is waived for the children of catechists
  • Partial scholarships and payment plans are always available. No one will be turned away from the Faith Formation Program because of an inability to pay. If you require financial assistance, please submit your registration and contact Lara Ericson, Director of Faith Formation, at or 617-552-6105. She will be very happy to hear from you! 


Important Dates

  • September 10: Registration Sunday

  • September 10: Registration closes for FABP
  • September 17: First FABP class
  • September 24: Parish Open House
  • September 25: Regular registration closes for Faith Formation.
  • After September 25, a $50 late fee will be applied

  • September 29: First Middle School Book Club meeting
  • October 1: First day of Faith Formation classes