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
  • Kindergarten 
  • 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 Youth Group (students in grades 7 and 8)
  • High School Youth Group


2019-2020  -  REGISTRATION FOR FALL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM                                      

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


Online registration only. Please email [email protected] for information.


Required for ALL NEW STUDENTS:   

1.  Copy of Baptismal Certificate (if not baptized at St. Anselm) and  First Eucharist Certificate   -AND-

2.  A form or letter stating grades attended up to May 2020, if the student is transferring from another Parish.  


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

Please see attached for your child's syllabus

2nd Grade Syllabus

General Syllabus     


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