Encounter is the 5th through 8th grade faith formation program which is every Sunday from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm. Encounter will always end with 5:45 pm Sunday mass. The teaching style of the 5th and 6th grade program consists of "classes" but focuses on building relationships and experiential learning through games, activities, crafts, etc. The 7th and 8th grade teaching style is focused on mentoring relationships, small group discussions, and interactive learning to engage the teens in their faith.