Religious Education Program

The mission of the Religious Education Program is to guide the students from first through eighth grades (who attend public schools) so that they will grow closer to God through the community of the Church.   With the help and under the direction of the Holy Spirit, we witness the Gospel and our Catholic Tradition.   Together the students learn, share, and celebrate their faith.  The Religious Education Program assists the parents in fulfilling their duty as primary religious educators of their children. 

Please read and print this letter

Please print and complete this form

If you are interested in registering or if you are a new family in the parish, please call the Religious Education office at (847) 966-3269.

STRONG CATHOLIC PARENTS

THIS IS THE YEAR OF STRONG CATHOLIC PARENTS

The greatest gift we can give to our children is a strong faith in Jesus Christ, and an appreciation of His presence in the Sacraments. We are all charged with teaching our children how to pray and worship, and to model a living faith for these most impressionable members of our community.

In response to this need, the Archdiocese of Chicago has launched the Year of Strong Catholic Parents. There will be resources available throughout the year aimed at equipping and empowering parents to teach and model the Catholic faith to their children.

Please visit Catholic Parents Chicago to access these resources and learn more. The Catholic Parents site will be regularly updated, so consider bookmarking and revisiting it for new additions.

Remember, children are always watching and learning. Model strong faith in Jesus and the effect will be greater than you realize.

Sacramental Celebration Calendar

2017/2018

SACRAMENTAL CELEBRATIONS AND PARENTS’ MEETINGS

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 5:05 pm Opening Mass & Parents' Meeting Church
Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:35 pm Opening Mass & Parents' Meeting Church
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5:15 pm Bible Blessing - Grade 6 + Parents School
Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:45 pm Bible Blessing - Grade 6 + Parents School

Saturday, October 07, 2017

6:00 pm Grade 8 Confirmation Meeting (Students & Parents PMC*

 

Saturday, October, 21, 2017 10:00 am -4:30 pm Grade 8 - Holy Fire Retreat UIC***
Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:45 pm Grade 2 Reconciliation Meeting (Parents Only)** PMC*
Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:45 am Presentation of Confirmation Candidates (Mass) Church
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 5:00 pm Parent/Student/Catechist Conferences School
Thursday, January 18, 2018 6:30 pm Parent/Student/Catechist Conference School
Saturday, January 20, 2018 1:00 pm Grade 2 First Reconciliation (Reception) Church
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm Grade 8 Confirmation Rehearsal (Students + Sponsors) Church
Saturday, February 24, 2018 1:30 pm  Grade 8 Confirmation Reception Church
Thursday, March 15, 2018 6:45 pm Grade 2 Eucharist Meeting (For Parents Only)** PMC*
Thursday, April 12, 2018 6:45 pm Grade 7 Confirmation Meeting (Students + Parents) PMC*
Saturday, April 14, 2018 1:30 pm -3:30 pm Grade 2 Jesus Day Retreat Flanagan Hall (School)
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 5:00 pm -7:00 pm First Eucharist Rehearsal (Candidates Only) Church
Friday, May 4, 2018 5:30 pm Reconciliation & Article Blessing (1st Communicants & Families) Church
Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:30 am First Eucharist (English Mass) Church
Saturday, May 5, 2018 2:00 pm First Eucharist (Polish Mass) Church

 

     *Parish Ministry Center

** Babysitting will be available for children ages 2-6

*** University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) Pavilon:

     525 S. Racine Avenue

     Chicago, IL 60607

 

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