SHC  RELIGIOUS  EDUCATION  SCHEDULE 2017-2018

 

There will be a required Sacrament Preparation Meeting following Mass for First Communion and Confirmation.

***  Please take note that all dates in bold are for Grades 6-7 Confirmation Class. ***

Aug. 30   Very Important. Confirmation Preparation Meeting with parents and candidates, at 7:00 pm in the Church. Make-up meeting for those absent after Opening Mass on Sept. 6th.

 

Sept.  6    OPENING MASS at 7pm REGISTRATION/ FEES  /   2 - 8

Sept. 13    Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Sept. 17    CATECHETICAL SUNDAY  (Blessing of Teachers at the 11:00 am Mass)

Sept. 20   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Sept. 27   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

Oct.  4     Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Oct.  11   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Oct.  18   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Oct.  25   NO CLASSES  -   SHS PARENT / TEACHER CONFERENCES

Oct.  27    (Friday)  CONFIRMATION CLASS FIELD TRIP.   Tentative date. Theme: Our Archdiocese

 

Nov. 1     Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm    (All Saints)

Nov. 8     Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Nov. 12     (Sunday)  RITE OF WELCOMING for Confirmation Candidates/ Sponsors, 9:00 am. Meet at 8:30 am for instruction in school hallway. Meeting with Sponsors and Candidates after Mass at 10:00 am in the Parish Center.

 

Nov. 15   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Nov. 22           NO CLASSES – THANKSGIVING

Nov. 29   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Dec.  6   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Dec.  13 Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Dec. 20/27    NO CLASSES   -   CHRISTMAS BREAK

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Jan.  3     Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Jan.  10   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Jan.  17   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00  pm to 8:00 pm

Jan.  24   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00  pm to 8:00 pm

Jan.  31   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

Feb. 3      FIRST RECONCILIATION  (Grade 2)  (Saturday – 1pm)   to be confirmed

Feb.  7     Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Feb.  14   NO CLASSES – ASH WEDNESDAY       (Mass times to be announced)

Feb.  21   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Feb.  28   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

Mar.  7    Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Mar. 14   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Mar.  21          NO CLASSES    -     SPRING BREAK

Mar.  28   Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

April  4     Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

April 11    Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

April 18    Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

April 25    Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

During class time, a Parish-wide Prayer Service for Confirmation Candidates will be held in Church. Very Important. At 7:15 pm. Candidates, sponsors, families, and friends are asked to attend. Reception follows in north hallway.

April 28    FIRST COMMUNION RETREAT    (Grade 2)     Saturday

April 29    FIRST COMMUNION FOR 2nd GRADERS  (Sunday - 11 am Mass)

 

May  2     Classes   (Grades 2 – 8)    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm  LAST DAY OF CLASS

 

 

 

ENROLLMENT INFORMATION   -  RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

 

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 6, 2017, 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 on Sept. 7, 2017. No cash please and make checks payable to Sacred Heart Church.

 

 

FIRST COMMUNION (Grade 2)

A required meeting for parents and students who are enrolled for First Communion classes will follow our opening Mass on September 6.  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.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The class is taught by Jane Johnson and will resume during the 9:00 am Mass starting Aug 20 2017.  Grades K & 1 students can attend this class.

 

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

Class begins Thursday, September 14, 2017  at 7:00 pm in the school basement.

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

 

 

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