The Saint Jude department of religious education offers a variety of classes for children aged three through high school. Find the class that is right for your child! Programs begin Sunday, September 10, 2023
- REGISTER FOR FAITH & LIFE FAMILY CATECHESIS OR FAMILY FAITH FUSION
- Faith & Life Schedule of Meetings/Events
- See Pacing Guidelines for Sacramental Preparation,Family PSR, and Faith Fusion
- Registration is $95 per child for all PSR programs.
- Adult catechists pay $60 per child
- If you have any questions or are interested in becoming an adult catechist or teen helper, please contact Julia Acosta, our PSR Coordinator.
- Parents of 2nd-grade children need to register separately for First Eucharist. Please go here to see important dates, information, and the registration form.
Parish School of Religion Class Offerings
|Class Name||Class Description|
|Faith & Life||Grades K – 6||Faith & Life Family Catechesis program is designed for Kindergarten through 6th grade to spread the good news of Jesus Christ through prayer, study, and action. Parents and children will meet twice a month on Sunday mornings. In the remaining weeks, families will explore their faith together, at home, at the time that works best for each family. All families are welcome to participate whether their children attend a Catholic or non-Catholic School. Non-Catholic school children are required to participate as preparation for sacraments. Register for Faith & Life Family
Faith & Life Schedule of Events and Meetings
|Family Faith Fusion||Grades 2 and up||Faith Fusion is a family-based program for baptized children age 7 and older who are missing one or more sacraments AND DID NOT have a full year of Catholic religious education in 2022-2023. Family Faith Fusion meets twice a month on the same Sundays as Faith & Life. Register for Family Faith Fusion.|
|Catechesis of the Good Shepherd||Level 1: Grades PK 3, PK 4, Kindergarten. |
Sundays 9:45-11:15 am
|Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) is a form of religious education that emphasizes the cultivation of a relationship between the child and Jesus, the Good Shepherd. Using scripture and sensorial materials, children are guided by specially trained catechists in a prepared environment called The Atrium, through lessons that allow them to encounter and reflect on their relationship with Jesus. See more about CGS|
|RCIA||7 years and up||RCIA is for anyone, aged 7 and older, who has not received the Sacrament of Baptism or is a baptized adult who would like to come into full communion with the Catholic Church through the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist. Please click here to complete our Inquirer Form or contact Ann Sottile our RCIA Coordinator.|
|EDGE||Grade 6, 7, and 8||EDGE is our Middle School Youth Group that seeks to provide all Middle School students with a fun and supportive community, no matter which school they attend. EDGE provides a safe space for teens to encounter Christ, explore their faith, and develop an intentional relationship with God. EDGE meets on Sunday nights from 6:00-7:30pm. See more about EDGE|
|SPRED||Children and Young Adults||A special needs classroom experience is offered for children and young adults with learning or physical disabilities. Our goal is to provide a positive, affirming atmosphere in which all students can learn and grow in their faith. Meets twice a month on the same Sundays as Faith & Life. Register here for SPRED.|