Religious Ed

Registration forms will be mailed to all parisioners in August. They can be returned by mail or in the collection basket. Sunday September 25,2005 there will be registration after the 10:30 AM Mass in the lower church hall.

Our religious education program begins with grade 1 and ends with 11th grade. First Communion and First Pennance are received in second grade and Confirmation in 11th grade.

In order to enter a sacramental grade (2nd or 11th)students must have completed the prior year of CCD.

If you are interested in becoming a CCD teacher or helper, please call the rectory during business hours (Mon-Fri 9:30 AM to 3 PM) and speak to Valerie Bernier. We will be needing substitute teachers for all grades.


Classes begin October 2, 2005 and run every Sunday until May 28, 2006
Grades 1-8 meet from 9:15 to 10:15 AM and Grades 9-11 meet from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM

CCD is scheduled every Sunday except the following dates: Nov. 27, Dec. 25, Jan. 1, Feb. 19, April 16. The last class is May 7, 2006.

The following are special events:
December 12, 2005 - NEW SPIRIT High School Retreat, 5 to 9 PM, Monday evening
November 20, 2005 - CWC Bazaar, all classes in church basement
December 18, 2005 Christmas Children's Liturgy
March 1, 2006 - Ash Wednesday
March 5, 2006 - Holy Childhood Lenten Coin Folders distributed
Feb. 7, 7 PM - First Penance
March 25, - Saturday, Confirmation Retreat, Stockbridge 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Children's Liturgies - T.B.A. at the 10:30 AM Mass.
April 28 7 PM - Confirmation, Friday evening
May 13, 2006 - Saturday, First Communion 10 AM, Rehearsal Friday 3:30 PM
May 14, 2006 - Children's Liturgy Crowning of Mary (Mother's Day)
May 28, 2006 - Last CCD class

Weather cancellations will be announced on channel 40 WGGB, or WHYN 93.1 FM.