Religious Education

"Continue to Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ”          

2 Peter 3:18 Our mission with the guidance of the Holy Spirit is to seek and proclaim the sacred scripture and to educate our families in faith formation through the preparation of the Holy Sacraments.  As Jesus quoted in Matthew 19:14:“Let the children come to me and do not stop them because the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”  Our ministry is to assist families in fulfilling the universal church’s mission to evangelize and catechize our parents and their children.  Through support and training of our catechetical leaders and catechists, we are prepared to nurture the catholic faith to our parish children.  Religious Formation begins with grade 1 with on-going formation to receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation. 


 


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION INFORMATION

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

ALL CLASSES ARE HELD IN THE PARISH CENTER

 

FIRST EUCHARIST  Mass at 8am on October 14th. No class on   October 15th.

GRADES 1, 3, 4, 5, & 6  Classes meet Monday from 6pm-7pm or on Tuesday from 3:45pm-4:45pm.

GRADES 7-8 Classes meet on Sunday from 10am to 11:15am,   followed by 11:30am Mass.

CONFIRMATION I Classes begin on Sunday October 14th, from 10am to 11:15am, followed by 11:30am Mass.

CONFIRMATION II Classes begin on Sunday October 21st, from 10am to 11:15am, followed by 11:30am Mass.

There are still outstanding registration forms for students in Grade 3 to Confirmation II that have not been returned. Please return forms promptly or contact the Religious Education Office if there are a change of plans for this school year.

 

Parents of students entering grade 1 in September are to contact the Religious Education Office, 353-5215, to register their child(ren) for Religious Education classes.

 

RCIC (FIRST EUCHARIST) FOR CHILDREN

Parents of children in grades 3 and up who have not received First Communion should contact the Religious Education Office to register their child(ren) for classes and further information. To avoid confusion, these students have not attended classes this past school year.

 

ALTAR SERVER TRAINING

We are in the process of organizing another altar server    training for boys and girls in grade 4 and up.  The dates are as follows October 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th, from 9:30am - 10:30am. If your child is interested, please contact the Religious Education Office at 353-5215

 

WANTING TO BECOME A CATHOLIC OR HAVENT MADE CONFIRMATION?

Any adult over 18 who is desirous of becoming a Catholic or wanting to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation please take note. The process of preparation, called the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, is beginning next month under the leadership of Mary Ester Watson. The meetings will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 P.M. in the Saint Anthony Parish Center beginning October 23. If interested please call Mrs. Pallotta to register at 353-5125 or Father Ed for further information at 353-3120.

 


 

Religious Education Office:  353-5215

 

 

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St. Anthony, Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Edward

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Religious Education Formation

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Catechetical Leaders

 

First Eucharist: 

 Sr. Carol Anne Murray

 Sr. Diane Pederzani

 

Grs. 1, 3-6  

 Maryann Pallotta

 

Grs. 7-8   

Michelle Ficocelli

 

Confirmation

 Rev. Edward S.  Cardente

 

RCIA 

Rev. Edward S. Cardente

 

RCIC            

Susan Crocenzi

Our Religious Education classes are as follows:

Grs. 1, 3-6 are on Monday evenings 6-7 pm and Tuesday afternoon 3:45 to 4:45 p.m      

Gr. 2 (First Eucharist Program) Monday evenings 6 to 7 p.m.

Grs. 7-8 and Confirmation I and II  Sunday mornings from 10:00 to 11:15 a.m. followed by Mass at 11:30 a.m.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (older children) on-going classes on Sunday morning 8:45 to 9:45 a.m.,