Class Descriptions

The Saint Jude department of religious education will continue to offer a variety of classes for children age three through high school. We are planning for our virtual classrooms for this fall. Your children’s religious education is our priority, and our curriculums will still reflect the beauty and traditions of our faith. 

Find the class that is right for your child below.

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Parish School of Religion Class Offerings

Class Name Class Description
Faith & LifeGrades K - 6Faith & Life Family Catechesis program ​is designed for Kindergarten through 6th grade to spread the good news of Jesus Christ through prayer, study, and action. Due to COVID-19 limitations, we will be adapting our program to a hybrid format that integrates scripture and catechism with activities, weaving faith into our everyday life. The hybrid format alternates online personal meetings of families with catechists and at-home activities. ​Online parent meetings will be scheduled for information on this new format.
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
Grades K - 6Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a Montessori based method of religious education for ages Kindergarten through 6th grade that seeks to nurture the child's relationship with God. Through weekly online mentoring sessions, Catechists will lead families in simple, easy to implement CGS lessons. Many familiar hands-on materials of the child's beloved atrium will be adapted for home use.
PurposeGrades 7-8This is for all 7th and 8th-grade students attending a non-Catholic school who wish to be Confirmed in 10th grade. Purpose is a Confirmation formation program from Life Teen International and incorporates both the faith-based knowledge your child needs with the community - based interaction Life Teen is so well known for giving our youth and teens.
Faith FusionGrades 3 and upFaith Fusion is a program for baptized children age 7 and older who are missing one or more sacraments.
Home SchoolingGrades K - 6Parents who desire to teach religious education at home without the aid of a catechist. Regular program checks required.