Catechesis has as its center and its goal "... a Person, the Person of Jesus of Nazareth." (On Catechesis in Our Time no. 5) Catechesis is, therefore, for all ages. It is for all eras of history and for all time to come. It is for adults, for youth, for children; it is, as the Gospel itself, for people of every race and cultural heritage, for people of all strata of society, for those with special needs of every kind. Catechesis is the development of one's initial conversion to the mystery of Jesus Christ. It is the lifelong deepening of a personal relationship with Christ.
Religious Education is a systematic and comprehensive formation program. This means that students are expected to attend all nine years and continue into adulthood. Religious Education is open to all students grades Kindergarten through Grade 8, who attend a public school. First Eucharist and First Reconciliation are received in 2nd Grade. The Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated in the 8th Grade. Catechists, Aides, and Office Support are needed.
For more information, please call the Parish Office (708) 484-7951.