RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Religious Education for Public School Children in grades Pre-K through 8 is held each Monday evening from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Additional Special Event Days are held throughout the year. The calendar for the Spring of 2020 is as follows:

January 6: Weekly Classroom Session

January 13: Family Night

January 20: No Class/MLK Holiday

January 27: Weekly Classroom Session

February 2: Souper Bowl of Caring Collection after all Masses

February 3: Family Night

February 9: Faith Rally for 8th grade  1:00 – 4:00 at Ascension Church

February 10: Weekly Classroom Session

February 17: Weekly Classroom Session

February 24: Family Night Pre-Lenten Celebration

March 2: Weekly Classroom Session

March 7: First Reconciliation 10:00 a.m. in St. Philip Church

March 8: Confirmation Field Trip

March 16: Family Night

March 23: Weekly Classroom Session

March 26: 1st Eucharist Parent Meeting

March 30: Weekly Classroom Session

April 6: Family Night

April 19: First Eucharist Family Retreat

April 20: Weekly Classroom Session

April 27: Activity Night

FAMILY FAITH FORMATION

Each month one Monday evening is dedicated to Faith Formation as a family. Parents attend Religious Education Sessions with their children where they hear a talk followed by an activity within their child’s classroom. The Monday evening topics for Spring 2020 are as follows:

January 13: “Being a Catholic Family in 2020”  talk by Father John Gizler

February 3: “The Bible-Is it Meant for me?”  talk by Fran and Debbie Sullen

February 24: Family Pre-Lenten Celebration

March 16: “Family Lenten Practices” talk by MaryAnn Garfold

April 6: “The Meaning and Practices of Holy Week” /Creating Family Easter Baskets

EDGE-MIDDLE SCHOOL FAITH FORMATION

EDGE is a Catholic Youth Ministry Program where middle school age students can get meaningful answers to their questions about faith, be part of a Christian Community and experience Jesus in a personal and profound way.  EDGE is held on Monday evenings from 7:00pm to 8:15pm. The Spring 2020 schedule for EDGE is as follows:

December 16: “The Great Commandments” Students will make fleece blankets this session to donate to those in need.

January 6: “Sacraments of Initiation”

January 27: “The Sacrament of Confirmation in Scripture”

February 10: “Guided by the Spirit”

March 9: “The Eucharist in my Life”

March 23: “The Passion, Death & Resurrection of Jesus”

April 20: “Moral Decisions”

April 27: “Discipleship”