Please note:   If your student is in the 2nd Grade at Sacred Heart School, you will receive all information regarding First Reconciliation and First Communion directly from the school.


Our opening night for Religious Education is Wednesday, September 5, 2018, for all grades

with Mass at 7:00 pm.  Students and families should attend. There will not be any drop off on opening night and everyone should assemble in Church for Mass.


Registration available on line here or send an email to

Carmelita Sieg at shcreled@sacredheartottawa.org or call the Religious Education Office at

(785) 242-7258.


Fees are $25 per student. Sacrament preparation classes have an additional $10 fee. Please bring your payment on opening night. No cash please and make checks payable to Sacred Heart Church.




A required meeting for parents and students who are enrolled for First Communion classes will follow our opening Mass on September 5.  Please bring a photocopy of your children’s baptismal certificate to this meeting if they were not baptized at Sacred Heart Church.


CONFIRMATION   (Grade 6-7)

The joint Sacrament preparation class is a two year process taught by Beth Akins and Temie Lehman.


YOUTH GROUP (Grades 9 – 12)

Our Youth Group Coordinators, Rick and Sandy Vrbas, with Anne Cuffe (youth minister), will provide information regarding calendar/ activities during their scheduled classes.



The class is taught by Jane Johnson and will resume during the 9:00 am Mass starting in August.  Grades K & 1 students can attend this class.


RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

Class begisn in September.

Please call the Religious Education Office at 242-7258, for any questions.



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