Religious Education

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION HOURS

SUMMER HOURS (MAY - AUGUST):
Monday - Thursday: 8 AM to 1 PM


SCHOOL YEAR HOURS (SEPTEMBER - APRIL):
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8 AM to 1 PM
Wednesday: 4 PM to 8 PM


The following videos (Mass - The Heart of the Matter; A New Mission for a Missionary People) came about as a part of a synod held within the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. All are encouraged to explore that site to gain a new energy to renew their faith. This link will bring you to these videos and to the overall website. Please free free to explore and share with family and friends.

http://www.archmil.org/Synod2014/Videos.htm



2018-2019 UPCOMING RELIGIOUS EDUCATION DATES OF IMPORTANCE

REGULAR CLASSES: Wednesdays, 6:00 to 7:30 pm

NO CLASSES: October 10, 2018 (Dinner Event), October 31, 2018, November 21, 2018, December 26, 2018, January 2, 2019, and March 27, 2019

2nd Grade Parent Meeting: September 12, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Religious Education begins September 16, 2018 with 11:30 am Mass and Open House. First evening class on September 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm.

7th & 8th Grade MANDATORY Commitment Mass: September 22, 2018, at 4:00 pm (with parent and/or sponsor)

7th & 8th Grade MANDATORY Retreat (before Mass): September 22, 2018 at 11:00 am (students)

7th Grade (1st Year) Confirmation Parent Meeting: September 22, 2018 at 3:15 pm

Family Mass: October 7, 2018, at 11:30 am

Dinner Event: October 10, 2018, 4:30 to 6:30 pm, O'Connell Hall (NO CLASS)
Chris Stefanick at 7:00 pm at St. Elizabeth Seton Rectory PART Sales 1:00 - 4:00 pm (purchase tickets at Rectory Office)

Family Mass: November 4, 2018, at 11:30 am (Living Saints Museum)

1ST RECONCILIATION: December 1, 2018, at 9:30 am

Family Mass: December 2, 2018, at 11:30 am

Rel. Ed./Parish Advent Reconciliation Services: December 5, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe Evening: December 12, 2018, at 6:00 pm (at St. Gerard Majella)

Family Mass: January 6, 2019, at 11:30 am

MLK Family Evening: January 16, 2019, at 6:00 pm (details forthcoming)

Catechetical Resource Day: January 27, 2019, at St. Julie Billiart Parish

Family Mass: February 3, 2019, at 11:30 am

2nd Grade First Communion Retreat & Parent Mtg.: February 17, 2019, after 11:30 am Mass

Confirmation Reconciliation: February 20, 2019 (during Rel. Ed.)

Confirmation Rehearsal: February 28, 2019 at 6:15 pm

CONFIRMATION: March 3, 2019, at 2:00 pm, Bishop Andrew Wypych

Family Mass: March 4, 2019, 11:30 am

Ash Wednesday: March 6, 2019, 6:15 pm Mass

Rel. Ed./Parish Lenten Reconciliation Services: March 20, 2019

Rel. Ed. Family Night...Living Stations Dress Rehearsal: April 17, 2019, in Church at 6:00 pm

Last Day of Classes: April 17, 2018

First Communion Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 6:15 pm

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: May 5, 2019 at 11:30 am
First Communion pictures and set up: Parish Life Center, Meeting Rooms 1-3


Students preparing for Confirmation and First Communion will be invited to participate in the Sacrament of Reconciliation prior to receiving their sacrament.




FREE TUITION

To help defray tuition for Religious Education class, Confirmation retreat & First Communion sacrament fees, the parish offers the P.A.R.T. program. You can purchase PART certificates after Masses on Sunday or in the Parish office during the week. This is a fundraiser for the school and you.

The discount of 50% of the profits from each card you buy goes into your account quarterly. The amount in your account can be set aside for tuition this year or next or another educational institution of your choice.

If you have any questions about this program, just give us a call at 708-532-8211.





2018-2019 PARENT MEETINGS AND SACRAMENT DATES


SACRAMENT OF FIRST RECONCILIATION:*
1st Reconciliation Parent Meeting: Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 6:15 pm
Sacrament of 1st Reconciliation: Saturday, December 1, 2018, 9:30 am

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION:*
Second Grade Parent Meeting: Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 6:15 pm
1st Communion Preparation Parent Meeting and Retreat: Sunday, February 17, 2019 after 11:30 am Mass until 3:00 pm (parents and students attend).
1st Communion Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 6:15 pm
1st Communion Mass: Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 11:30 am

CONFIRMATION:
7th Grade/First Year Preparation:
7th Grade/First Year Preparation MANDATORY Retreat: September 22, 2018, at 11:00 am.
7th Grade/First Year Preparation Commitment Mass: September 22, 2018, at 4:00 pm
7th Grade/First Year MANDATORY Confirmation Parent Meeting: September 22, 2018 at 3:15 pm followed by Mass
Candidate/Sponsor Service Day: TBA
**Dinner Event & Living Saints Museum

8th Grade/Second Year Preparation:
8th Grade/Second Year Preparation Commitment Mass: September 22, 2018, at 4:00 pm
8th Grade/Second Year Preparation MANDATORY Retreat: September 22, 2018, at 11:00 am
Candidate/Sponsor Service Day: TBA
Confirmation Rehearsal: Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 6:15 pm
Confirmation: Sunday, March 3, 2019, at 2:00 pm
**Dinner Event & Living Saints Museum


*Parents of students making First Holy Communion must attend all First Reconciliation events as well.

**Students in Confirmation Preparation (7th & 8th Grades) will participate in the October 10 Family Dinner Event and November 4 Living Saints Museum as part of their Confirmation Service.


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