RELIGIOUS EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

MARCH INFORMATION:

Religious Education classes began the week of October 17th. Classes conclude the week of April 24th.

LEVEL 1

This is the first year of sacrament preparation for Reconciliation and Eucharist. Children are instructed at home by their parents. Parents are obligated to attend meetings at Holy Cross. Throughout the year, children and parents follow a schedule and work is regularly sent back to the Religious Ed. office.  Level 1 children began their studies the week of November 28th.  First set of paperwork was due back to our office the week of December 19th.   The second set of paperwork is due the week of January 16th; and, the third set of paper work is due back the week of February 6th.

Parents please plan on attending the Level 1 meeting February 7th at 7pm or February 13th at 7pm.

LEVEL 2

Information regarding Reconciliation and First Eucharist has been distributed.

LEVELS 3-7

Classes are held in the homes of our volunteer catechists. All classes are up and running.

LEVEL 5

Bibles were blessed and distributed at weekend Masses in January. If your child did not receive a Bible, please call Ellen at the office.

LEVEL 8

Our Level 8 Confirmation Candidates have begun their studies.  Confirmation Candidates should continue to hand in their required 8 Sunday Mass Reflections to our office. Information regarding Confirmation Prep Activities was sent home through the mail. Please return the Confirmation Retreat permission form to our office by May 1st. Parent/Candidate Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, March 8th at 7PM and Wednesday, March 22nd at 7PM. Parent & Candidate must attend one of the prayer services.

Unpaid Tuition Bills were sent out this past month. If you have a question regarding your bill, please call us at the office.

As always, if any questions or concerns arise, please give the office a call at (631) 265-2200 ext. 11 (James or Mary), ext. 12 (Ellen).

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If you are new to the Parish of the Holy Cross and are interested in registering your child, please contact Ellen Fox, DRE at the Religious Ed Office for instructions. (631 265-2200 ex.12)