Religious Education

The Office of Religious Education guides continuing education for parishioners of all ages. Providing continuing education within the parish enables us to grow in the knowledge of God and to develop spiritual lives. Various programs facilitate this growth and development; they include: Pre CANA (marriage preparation), Infant Baptism Preparation, Faith Formation, RCIA (sacrament preparation for adults), Youth Groups, and Adult Education programs.

  • Volunteer Opportunities for all ages
  • Children's Ministry (ages 6 months to 5 years)
  • First Eucharist Preparation   (2 year program  -  1st and 2nd grades)
  • GIFT [Gathering in Faith Together] (program for families and children grades 3-6)
  • Confirmation Program  -  2 year program  
  • Junior High Youth Ministry (students in grades 7 and 8)

  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

            2017-2018  -  REGISTRATION FOR FALL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM      

                                             GRADES 1 & 2, GIFT (3-6) AND GRADES 7 & 8

                                  REGISTRATION CLOSED:      AUGUST 18, 2017

 ______________________________________________________________________________________

                                                         PARENT MEETING

                                                    DATE:            WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017

                                           TIME:              7 PM

                   FOR PARENTS OF ALL CHILDREN (GRADES 1-8) REGISTERED IN THE PROGRAM

__________________________________________________________________________________________________

SCHEDULE FOR 2017-2018   -   (SEPT 2017 THRU MAY 2018)

Preparation for the reception of the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist is a TWO year program (consisting of 1st and 2nd Grades)

Grade 1  -      SUNDAYS - CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD  -  11 AM MASS  AND CLASS  TO FOLLOW  -   NOON to 1 PM

                         DATES:  Sept 10, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 8, May 6

Grade 2  -      SATURDAYS  (10 AM to Noon)    

                               CLASS DATES:    Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 4, Dec 2, Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 10, Mar 24

                               Mandatory CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD - 11 AM MASS:   Sept 10, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 8, May 6

                           

 Grades 3 - 6  (GIFT)  -      FRIDAY CLASSES:  Sept 8, Oct 13, Nov 3, Dec 1, Jan 19, Feb 16, Mar 9, Apr 13, May 4       -         6 PM to 8 PM          -OR-

                                               SATURDAY CLASSES:   Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 4, Dec 2, Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 10, Apr 14, May 5     -     10 AM to Noon

                                         Mandatory CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD  -  SUNDAY, 11 AM MASS

                                           Grades 3 & 4:   Sept 17, Oct 8, Nov 19, Dec 10, Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 15, May 13

                                           Grades 5 & 6:    Sept 24, Oct 22, Nov 26, Dec 17, Jan 21, Feb 25, Mar 18, Apr 22, May 20

         Students must successfully complete Grades 3 thru 6 in order to enter the 7th & 8th Grade Confirmation Prep Program

 

 Preparation for the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation is a TWO year program (consisting of 7th and 8th Grades)

 Grades 7 & 8  -  Sunday  -  4 PM to 5:30 PM    (FOLLOWED BY MANDATORY ATTENDANCE AT MASS  -  5:30 to 6:30 PM)

                                           Grade 7:    Sept 10, Oct 15, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 11, Mar 4, Apr 15, May 6

                                           Grade 8:    Sept 17, Oct 29, Nov 19, Dec 17, Jan 21, Feb 25, Mar 18, Apr 22, May 20

 

 

REGISTRATION FOR 2017-2018:

REGISTRATION CONTINUE UNTIL:    AUGUST 18th

Any registrations after August 18th will be accepted on a case by case basis and will incur an additional $25.00 to the Tuition Fee.

1.   There is a new Registration Form this year  -  please DO NOT use any old Forms

2.   Tuition must accompany all Registration Forms  ($100 per child)  ($300. maximum).  There will be a $25.00 late registration fee.

 

 

                                                    **********************************************************************

 

                                             

 

For more information on religious education, contact the Religious Education office at 732-493-4411.