Religious Education

Our Religious Education Program provides the parents of St. Catherine’s Parish with a partnership in the faith formation of their children (children that do not attend St. Catherine’s School or who are new to the school and in need of Sacrament Preparation classes). Our program classes run from September through May of each school year. Sacrament preparation classes require a minimum attendance of two consecutive years. Students over the age of 7 years, who have not been baptized, will be in their first year of RCIA Adapted for Children.

Please Note:

  • Registrations are by appointment only.
  • Families must be registered members, supporting the parish both financially and spiritually.
  • Weekly Mass attendance is required and will need a weekly verification signature.
  • Parish Children will not be turned away for ongoing faith formation due to financial difficulties.
  • All registrations after August 31st are considered late and will pay a $25.00 late fee.

1st Grade Class through 1st Year of Confirmation Classes

Each student in 1st grade through 1st year of Confirmation, at the registration appointment, must have a copy of their Birth Certificate and Baptism Certificate on file.

Class Times:

  • Classes for grades 1 – 5 (& 6th grade FHC) are on Monday’s from 4:00pm through 5:15pm.
  • Classes for grades 6 – 8 (& High School) are on Monday’s from 7:00pm through 8:15pm.

Registration Fees:

  • $90.00 (cash or check) per year for one child (1st grade through 1st year of Confirmation)
  • $75.00 (cash or check) for each additional sibling (1st grade through 1st year of Confirmation)

2nd Year of Sacrament of Confirmation

Classes for students in 2nd year of Sacrament of Confirmation (9th grade & up), at time of registration, in addition to paying their fee, must complete the following:

  • Sacrament of Confirmation Registration Form (with chosen Saint Name)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptism Certificate
  • 1st Holy Communion Certificate
  • Approved Sponsor Verification Form
  • Confirmation Retreat and Fired-Up Conference Permission Slip

Confirmation Registration Fees:

  • $300.00 (cash or check) for each 2nd Year of Sacrament of Confirmation student – please note that the following fees have been combined and are due in full at the registration appointment :
    • Registration Fee
    • Diocesan Fired-Up Day Fee (November 4, 2017)
    • Overnight Retreat Fee (March 3 & 4, 2018)

Confirmation Class Time:

  • Classes for 2nd Year of Preparation for the 9th grade Sacrament of Confirmation will be held on Monday’s from 7:00pm – 8:30pm.


For further information and/or a registration appointment, please email:
Mrs. Janet Brandon, Religious Education Coordinator:

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