ST. THERESE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 



"For the Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding."           --Proverbs 2:6

Click HERE to download a REGISTRATION FORM FOR ELEMENTARY GRADES (which includes the two-year FIRST COMMUNION PROGRAM).  Must be submitted with a copy of your child's baptism certificate and the class fees. After completing it, you may drop it off at the office, along with the certificate and the fees (when the office is closed, you may drop these in the mail slot to the right of the door).

Click HERE to download a REGISTRATION FORM FOR HIGH SCHOOL CONFIRMATION. Must be submitted with a copy of your child's baptism certificate and Holy Communion certificate and the class fees.  After completing it, you may drop it off at the office, along with the certificates and the fees (when the office is closed, you may drop these in the mail slot to the right of the door).

Click HERE to download a REGISTRATION FORM FOR R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults). Must be submitted with a copy of your child's baptism certificate and Holy Communion certificate and the class fees.  After completing it, you may drop it off at the office, along with the certificates and the fees (when the office is closed, you may drop these in the mail slot to the right of the door).

 

The fees are:

1st-year First Communion, $90

2nd-year First Communion, $110

All other elementary grades, $50

1st-year Confirmation, $140

RCIA, $150 


The St. Therese Religious Education program is split into three divisions: 1) For children; 2) For teens; and 3) For adults. 

The children's division includes:

  • School of Religious Education (religion classes for Grades Kindergarten through Eighth Grade, held on Sundays from 9:00 to 11:45 a.m., beginning with attendance at the 9:00 a.m. Mass for all famlies in the program);

  • Preparation for First Communion and First Reconciliation (part of the School of Religious Education); and

  • Vacation Bible School (Bible study program held for one week around the end of July/beginning of August, subject to available staffing).

The Youth (High School-age) division includes:

  • A two-year education program to prepare for the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation.

The Adult division includes:

  • The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (R.C.I.A.) for those interested in learning about the Church and possibly being either baptized Catholic or becoming fully initiated into the Catholic Church.  Full initiation is for those who were baptized Catholic but never received First Holy Communion and Confirmation);

  • Adult Confirmation classes for adults who received the Sacrament of First Communion but not the Sacrament of Confirmation;

  • Bible Study (a weekly class, the focus subject of which changes annually or semi-annually). 

For more information, please see the specific pages on the website. 

For more information about Bible Study, please contact Debbie Robles at (626) 679-6370.

LINK TO A VIDEO FOR THE CARMELITE SEMINARY:  If your son would like to view a video that our Carmelite Seminary produced, click on the word LINKS (to the left under the words Religious Ed).