"For the Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding." --Proverbs 2:6
Click HERE to download the 2023-2024 SCHEDULE OF CLASSES FOR ELEMENTARY, HIGH SCHOOL CONFIRMATION, AND RCIA/ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASSES.
Click HERE to download a 2023-2024 REGISTRATION FORMFOR 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. You may drop these off at the office (when the office is closed, you may drop these in the mail slot to the right of the door). Classes begin Sunday, September 10, from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. (following the 9:00 a.m. Mass).
ClickHERE 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. You may drop these off at the office (when the office is closed, you may drop these in the mail slot to the right of the door). Classes begin Wednesday, September 13, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., in the St. Therese School classrooms.
Click HERE to download a 2023-2024 REGISTRATION FORMFOR R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) AND for Adult Confirmation Classes. For those registering for RCIA, IF you have been baptized, please submit the registration with a copy of your baptism certificate and the class fees. You may drop these off at the office (when the office is closed, you may drop them in the mail slot to the right of the office door). You have a choice to attend class on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (beginning September 14) OR on Saturday mornings, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (beginning September 16).
The fees are:
1st-year First Holy Communion: $100
2nd-year First Holy Communion: $120
All other elementary grades: $60
1st-year High School Confirmation: $150
2nd-year High School Confirmation: $170
RCIA (including Confirmation for adults): $170
Adult Confirmation: $170
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--may not take place every year).
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)--on hold since the pandemic.
For more information, please see the specific pages on the website.
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).