Religious Education is much more than passing on facts, it is about formation! The life of every Catholic, from childhood to adulthood, is about being formed in the image of Christ. This process of formation is always new and never ends.
We are here to help you with the formation of your children as they grow in their relationship with our Lord.
Parish Religion Education Program
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Saturday, February 12, 2022
Students with the last name beginning with A-L will be at 10:00 AM.
Students with the last name beginning with M-Z will be at 11:30 AM.
Thursday, February 24, 2022
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FALL INHOUSE PREP BEGINS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021- APRIL 6, 2022
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FALL 2021-2022 PREP
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Fall PREP 2021
In the Catholic Church, those interested in becoming Catholic, or interested in completing their sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist), or those who were baptized into another Christian faith and wish to become Catholic, join a program called the R.C.I.A. ( or R.C.I.C.).
R.C.I.A. stands for Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (or children). This program is a journey where one learns more about the Catholic faith and, specifically, the sacraments they will receive.
Those entering into this program will participate in weekly (or S.T.J.W. school) classes that are age-appropriate. This first stage is called a period of inquiry where basic information about the Catholic church is received and shared.
In the second year, the student will continue with their faith formation. They will be given additional resources to complete with their parent’s assistance, and participate in a small number of classes designed to prepare them to receive the sacraments.