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Linda Hansmeier, Director of Faith Formation

Faith Formation Phone: 319-895-6758



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Background Check and Virtus Training


Keeping in compliance with the United States Bishops, the Archdiocese of Dubuque and our St. John Faith Formation Commission, all volunteers who work in any capacity with our children are required to have a background check and attend or take an online Virtus Training Session.


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Registration Material 2015-2016


All registrations for St. John the Baptist Faith Formation can be completed online at https://www.myschoolsystems.com/ArchDBQ/DBQ137/. This is a secure site. For you as parents/guardians the online process will:

· Eliminate redundant information for multiple children

· Forms populated with previous years’ information will make registration easy

· Update information during the church school year

· Each family will receive an email confirmation of their registration

Benefits for the Faith Formation office:

· Eliminate paper forms, including the Archdiocesan Consent and Liability Waiver form
· Reduces staffs workload, no manual data entry
· Standardizes data entry
· Ensures that required information is filled in
· Keeps your church database up to date all year
· Emails received when late registrations are submitted
· Complies with Archdiocesan policy on electronic registration and electronic signatures

The site is professionally hosted to provide a safe, secure and reliable environment.

The online registration process will allow us to send email or text messages to families with any information that is pertinent, such as Faith Formation canceled due to weather if you have checked the proper boxes that allows for that.

Fees can be mailed to Linda Hansmeier, 212 7th St. SE, Mt. Vernon, or dropped off at the office and left with Linda Hansmeier or the office secretary Loraine Kula.  Any questions please email lindastjohn@q.com

Thank you.

 Linda Hansmeier, DFF
212 7th St. SE
Mt. Vernon, IA 52314

Any questions please email lindastjohn@q.com. Thank you.

Linda Hansmeier, DFF


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