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Religious Education at St Francis of Assisi is a process in which children: 
LEARN the stories, beliefs, traditions and prayers of the Catholic
Community, INTEGRATE experiences of life and faith traditions in order
to develop meaningful Christian lives, and, PARTICIPATE in worship...
symbols of the Catholic faith as celebrated in Baptism,
Eucharist and Confirmation.



  RE FAMILY PACKET PICK-UP

Families that have registered for Religious Ed Classes can pick up their

FAMILY PACKETS at he St Francis Center

PARENTS: Please consider volunteering. As of Aug 27th,

We still need 20 Catechists before we start this year!!


Families that have NOT YET REGISTERED, please contact the RE Office Mon-Thurs. Classes begin in September!

Adding a child? Click here ADDITIONAL CHILD FORM

Tuition Payment Plan Forms

Religious Ed

Monthly E-Newsletter

The Religious Ed E-Newsletters are sent out monthly from August to May. Information regarding grade level activities, parent meetings and sacramental events is included. This is our main form of parent communication throughout the year. 

The SEPTEMBER E-Newsletter has been emailed. Registered families should check their inbox. If you have changed your email address, please contact the RE Office so we can update our list.

Please be sure to read the PARENT HANDBOOK before your child's first session, and return the PARENT AGREEMENT with your youngest child. Any questions can be directed to the RE Office (708) 460-0155. 

SECURITY PROCEDURES UPDATE


 IMPORTANT TRAFFIC REMINDER

PARENTS: PLEASE STAY OFF YOUR CELLPHONE DURING DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP!

STAY IN THE RIGHT LANE at all times.

There is only ONE LANE IN EITHER DIRECTION.

If traffic is lined up for pick-up, please wait in line until you can turn into the parking area safely. This is especially important during winter months of snow and ice when the roads are slick, and space in the lot is compromised.

THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF OUR CHILDREN IS OUR ONLY CONCERN!

 


 Journey in Faith  

Our faith journey begins at baptism. Parents are the first catechists for their children. In our religious education program we continue what began at Baptism and, along with our faith families, help our children build religious foundation that will continue throughout their lives. By working in small faith groups, our catechists and children build small faith communities together.

We connect those small faith communities with the larger faith community of the parish by celebrating  Sunday Mass together and by attending our Grade Level Mass sessions. It is a family journey, a sharing of our faith and the rich traditions that have been celebrated by Catholics for over 2000 years.

Explore our website for information, and other helpful supplements to our regular RE sessions. There are a variety of site links available to develop and nurture your faith as a family or as a parishioner. Please visit our site often.


 

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