Youth Education Class Descriptions
2012 - 13 Religious Education Schedule
Preschool and Kindergarten
Focus: To develop a positive self-concept through an awareness that God made each child someone very special. Preschoolers must be age 4 on or before August 31.
Preschool: Sunday at 9:00 am
Kindergarten Time Choice: Sunday at 9:00 am OR 10:00 am
Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary Education Registration Form
Elementary (Grades 1-5)
Focus: To impart the knowledge, behavior, and attitudes proper to each level so that children are open to an evermore mature catechesis throughout their lives.
Grade 1 Time Choice: Sunday at 9:00 am, 10:00 am or Monday at 4:30 pm
Grades 2-5 Time Choice: Sunday at 10:00 am or Monday at 4:30 pm
Elementary Education Registration Form
Middle School (Grades 6-7-8)
Focus: To build Christian community and strengthen relationships with God and each other. In addition, opportunities for service involvement in our parish community as well as social activities will be offered. Individual classes for Grades 6-8 meet two or three times a month. Additional large group activities and fun-nights are scheduled throughout the year.
Grade 6-7-8 Time Choice: Sunday: 6:30-8:00 pm or Wednesday: 6:30-8:00 pm
Middle School Registration Form
Middle School Rosary Night Pictures
High School (Grades 9 & 10)
Focus: Independent Study; Mini-course Classes based on Sunday Mass readings learning more about Christ and moral decision making; and Service Projects.
Each year students are required to complete one Independent Study (booklets and resource materials are provided for each grade level). The High School Program Guide offers a listing, description and timetable of the various Mini-courses and Service Projects offered. Four-week Mini-courses are offered in five different sessions; students are expected to sign up for classes in two sessions each year. Students are expected to select and complete two Service Projects–they can be parish-sponsored events listed in the High School Program Guide or other volunteer community service.
Grade 9-10 Time: Sunday: 6:30-8:00 pm
Grades 9 & 10 Registration Form
Session 1 is now FULL
Grade 11 (Confirmation)
Focus: Preparing for Confirmation through study of our Catholic faith based on Sunday Mass readings and participation at a Confirmation Retreat. Parents and sponsors support the candidates in meetings and other activities. For a student to be eligible for the 2011-2012 confirmation program, he/she must have completed at least two Independent Studies, four Mini-courses, and four Service Projects while in the High School Program. Classes are held in the Catechists’ homes.
Grade 11 Time Choice: Sunday evening
Confirmation (Grade 11) Registration Form