Religious Education

CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD (CGS)

PRE-K THRU GRADE 6
CGS is a common religious experience involving children and adults in which the religious values of childhood, primarily those values of contemplation and enjoyment of God, are predominant. This experience is shared in a place particularly prepared for the religious life of children called the Atrium.
 

2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

HALL MONITOR SIGNUPS

 

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION
MEETING SCHEDULE
CHILDREN IN SECOND GRADE

All meetings are from 6:30 to 8:00pm at the St. Joseph Campus and require at least one parent with the child (except where otherwise noted)
September 22 | Parent(s) Only
October 20 | Meditation 1 – True Vine I – John 15:1-9
November 17 | Meditation 2 – True Vine II – John 15:1-9
December 1 | Meditation 3 – Found Coin/Lost Sheep – Luke 15:4-6; Luke 15:8-9
January 19 | Meditation 4 – Forgiving Father – Luke 15:11-24; Maxim Work
February 16 | Reconciliation Card Work; tour of Confessional; Review the Rite
March 4 (Children Only) Sat 9am-1pm | Reconciliation Retreat & Celebration of 1st Reconciliation (11am – family invited)
March 30 | Meditation 5 – Centurion Servant; Synthesis of the Mass; Review Meditations
April 17 | Practice for First Holy Communion
April 22, Saturday 10am | Celebration of First Holy Communion, St. Joseph church

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

GRADE 7 THRU 10
Religious education aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of as well as sensitivity to different religions. Education is crucial to the development of a tolerant society. The goal of our program is to teach our Faith, encourage faithfulness to Jesus Christ, aid in developing a personal relationship with Jesus, and foster discipleship of Jesus Christ.
 
GRADE 7 & 8
Classes Begin
Wednesday Sept 7 at 6:30pm
in the Parish Life Center (St. Joe Campus)
Parent Meeting Wednesday Sept 7 at 7:15pm
in the Parish Life Center
GRADE 9 & 10 – Confirmation
Parent Meeting
Wednesday Sept 7 at 6:30pm
in the Parish Life Center (St. Joe Campus)
Classes Begin Wednesday Sept 14 at 6:30pm
in the Parish Life Center