Religious Education

Updated 1/28/2009

Evening Religious Education

Religious formation is offered for children in grades one through eight on Wednesday evenings from 6:15 - 7:30.


All students are welcome.

 

Click To Get: Religious Education Handbook

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Click To Get: Student Registration / Medical Release Forms

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Click To Get: Pre School Registration Form

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Click Here For: Parish Questionnaire by Linda, DRE


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS

CATHOLIC FAITH REFRESHER SERIES

Father Gabe, Deacon Tom and Linda Baranoski will teach a Catholic faith refresher series for adults during Lent.

If you haven’t had any formal Catholic education since Confirmation or since you left Catholic school or you’ve been out of touch with the changes in the Church, this may be for you! There is no required registration. Attend all the classes or only those that interest you. The classes will be offered from 7-8 p.m. each Thursday starting February 26th in the Family Life Center.

Invite your family or friends who may have been away from the Church. Everyone is welcome!

Call Linda at 556-4611 ext 104 or email her at linda@saintjosephchas.com if you have any questions.

Series Schedule

February 26th: The Sacraments

March 5th: The Sanctity of marriage; divorced Catholics; annulments

March 12th: Grace, sin and reconciliation

March 19th: The Mass - the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy of the Eucharist

March 26th: Why Do Catholics Do What They Do?

Rituals, gestures, and devotions.

 

 

 

Opportunities for Ministry

Opportunities abound for anyone wishing to help share their Catholic faith with our children. We will help you with all necessary tools. We need catechists, aides, and helpers (office, computer, etc.). Please consider giving of your time and talent by joining our Religious Education Team. We also need sponsors and support members for the RCIA Team. Please contact Linda at the above numbers.



Our religious education program is successful due in part to the generosity of our catechists in their sharing of their time and talent. Thank you to all of you.

Registration, medical and photo permission forms are available above. The Student Handbook is also available online. The fee is $35/child or $75/family. Scholarships are available.

The parents are invited to an informational meeting on the first night during class time. You will have the opportunity to meet your child’s teacher. A social will flollow. The class meeting time is 6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Call Linda Baranoski if you have any questions at 556-4611 ext. 104 or email at Linda@saintjosephchas.com

 

Catechist Commissioning -September 21st, 2008

 

 

2008 - First Communion

 

 

2008 - May Crowning


 

Please contact Linda Baranoski, Director of Religious Education, if you have any questions. 556-4611 ext 104 or e-mail: linda@saintjosephchas.com

Sunday School for Pre-schoolers

Pre School News

Sunday School for Pre-schoolers ages 3-5 takes place during the 10:30 Mass on Sundays during the school year. Children must be registered prior to attending the first time. There will be a $15.00 registration fee per child. Please call Linda if you can assist with preschool.

The Sunday Pre - School will begin on Sunday October 19th during the 10:30 AM Mass. Registration forms are available in the Family Life Center or may be downloaded from the website.

Click To Get: Pre School Registration Form

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R.C.I.A.

(Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

 

Know someone whois interested in the Catholic faith? Invite them to check out the RCIA process.

RCIA is the process through which adults are fully initiated into the Catholic faith community.

Is the RCIA for me? If you answer yes to any of the following questions, RCIA may be for you!

• Are you an unbaptized person?

• A person interested in learning about the Catholic faith?

• Baptized in another faith tradition?

• Baptized as Catholic, but was never confirmed or received First Holy Communion.

Anyone wishing to become part of this process, please contact Linda at 556-4611 ext. 104 or email Linda@saintjosephchas.com

Anyone wishing to become a part of this process, please call Linda Baranoski, DRE, at 556-4611, ext. 104.

 

 

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