Religious Education

Helping each generation obey God and set their hope on Him.

A Religious Education Program  is provided for children in grades 1-8 attending public schools. CCD is staffed by certified volunteer catechists and is committed to proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus. Classes normally begin at the end of September and continue until the end of April.

Children’s Liturgy

Children’s Liturgy takes place on the First Sunday of each month at the 10:00 a.m. Mass.  It normally begins in October and continues through May.  The children (ages 3 and up) are escorted to the Parish Office for an age appropriate version of the First and Second Readings and the Gospel.

Baptismal Preparation

A reflection on the gift of the Sacrament of Baptism is provided monthly for parents in the Parish Office.  Check the News & Events calendar for dates.

Initiation into the Church

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) and CIC (Christian Initiation of Children) are processes by which un-baptized persons and baptized persons from other faith traditions or with no formal religious education are brought into the Church.  Full membership in the Roman Catholic Church is not complete unless a person has celebrated Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist. Many times, for various reasons beyond the control of a child or young person, these sacraments are not celebrated.

 

Please contact the Religious Education Office for further information or any questions you might have regarding the items above.

Nancy Spinneweber  •  412-921-1613  •  Nancy@stmargparish.org