Welcome to Children's Religious Education!
Hello Catechism Families!!
Grade 2 Reconciliation Classes- You are rolling along very nicely we have had 4 students receive their first reconciliation, they did wonderfully and we are excited to have more join them!!.
Our Reconciliation retreat is this weekend March 7 at 10 am at Sacred Heart Parish, Please be on time as the activities start right on time and the first activity is Father Alfie's talk!! We are meeting in the parish Hall. I will be there to greet and will stay the whole day with the kids. Parents you can stay or drop off and join us at 1pm for the service. There will be an opportunity for our children to make their first reconciliation at this service but it they are not feeling up to yet we will be having the sign up for the individual meetings with Father from now until May 16. Simply Connect with Carmen and I at class or email and will slot your child in.
First Communion Candidates
Easter will soon be here and Jesus gave us our greatest gift, the Eucharist. I believe that attendance at the Holy Thursday Mass is a great teaching moment for our candidates and if I could be so bold as to say its Mandatory to attend please consider it a strong suggestion. As we are teaching the children about the Holy Eucharist it only makes sense that we attend the Mass that started it all. He gave us the words at the Last Supper that we still speak today. " Take this Bread..." " Take this Cup..." its just so powerful and meaningful. First Communion candidates should really focus on this Easter and the Masses for them to understand the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, its not a symbol or reminder. So many of us tend to not truly understand his True Presence in the Eucharist.
Easter Mass Schedule
April 9 Holy Thursday - 6pm Sacred Heart -- 8:30pm St Joseph 9pm in Korean at Sacred Heart
Good Friday --- 3pm Sacred Heart - Father Alfredo 3pm St Joseph - Deacon Michael
April 11 Easter Vigil -- 8pm Sacred Heart only no Vigil at St Josephs.
April 12 Easter Sunday-- 6am St Joseph -- 9am Sacred Heart and 11am St Joseph
Last 5 classes and 1 Mass left!!!
Our Last 5 classes are
March 8 ( remember the time change)
April 5, 19, 26
May 3 Last Children's Mass
May 24 Last class for our 2019-20 program
May 30. Grade 3 Retreat and rehearsal
May 31 Grade 3 First Communion / Confirmation Mass YEAH>>>>
Our Catechism Journey Team
Our Catechism Journey
The registration form is available at the church or you can click on link below for a paper copy of registration form that you can print off, complete and bring to church on Sunday or to the office.
Please complete the form and drop it off at the church office with a $25 registration fee per child.
We would like to introduce you to our team.
· Program Coordinator - Angela Grohovac
· Communications/Admin Coordinator – Anna Junge
· Events Coordinators – Lily Blair, Erika Dalla Torre
· Grade 1 – Miriam Podmoroff
· Grade 2 – Carmen Barragan
· Grade 3 – Angela Grohovac and Beth Geras
· Grade 4/5 – Susan Ledohowski and Kim Brownlee
Catechism Team: Provide your children with a solid foundation in Catholic education, and prepare them for receiving their Sacraments. We will strive to build a community and understanding of our Catholic faith.
Students: Attend classes and events and participate fully in all activities.
Parents : Support the Team and their child/children throughout the Catechism Journey.
If your child/children are going to be absent for class due to illness or vacation please email the Instructor in advance.
Parents are welcome to join the classes.
Thank you and we look forward to working with you and your children on their Catechism Journey.
If you have any questions or wish to get more information, please contact our team at:
Our Catechism Journey Team