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Fall News

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Dear Friends, We have certain things that give our family special significance. Perhaps it’s the family name itself. Perhaps it’s a crest or seal or banner that is representative of a clan or family from which we are descendants. On Sunday, November 1, we celebrate the Feast of All Saints. We have all learned or […]

Religious Education News

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

Dear Parents and Students, On October 31st we celebrate the eve of All Saints then we move to November 1st the feast day and holyday of obligation. Now we don’t think of this holy day of obligation as a time of gift-giving, but consider doing just that this year. Give your child a special gift […]

Catechetical Sunday 2020!

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

This Sunday is Catechetical Sunday. We thank all those who serve in our catechetical ministries. Why do we celebrate Catechetical Sunday? In 1935, the Vatican published On the Better Care and Promotion of Catechetical Education, a document that asks every country to acknowledge the importance of the Church’s teaching ministry and to honor those who […]

Religious Education Letter

Monday, August 31st, 2020

September, 2020 Dear Friends, I write this note to you as we are still suffering the results of the pandemic. This virus has affected the life and activities of so many people around the world and does not seem to be letting up. Last week we mailed a letter and re-registration form to families who […]

Religious Education News

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

Dear Friends, We are nearing the beginning of the school year and the virus is still present and making opening of schools and religious education programs very difficult. As I mentioned in a previous letter the Religious Education Program will go to online remote learning until it is safe to restore our regular class schedule. […]

First Communion News

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Dear Friends, We have met with Father Ashley Harrington, temporary administrator of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and discussed the dates and times for the celebration of First Communion. Due to the pandemic, we are required to set limits on church capacity. We will celebrate First Communion with two Masses on two Saturdays in […]

Religious Education News

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Dear Parents, Mother Teresa of Calcutta said “Keep the joy of loving God in your heart and share this joy with all you meet, especially your family and friends.” As conscientious parents, you are serious about your child growing in the Catholic faith. As we begin to plan for the new year of Religious Education […]

Summer Learning

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

HAVE A SLOWED-DOWN CATHOLIC SUMMER It’s summer! No more e-learning, homeschooling or whatever sort of schooling the students have been working on this past few months. Try some of these suggestions to make your summer a little more Catholic. WORKS OF MERCY Use the seven corporeal works of mercy. e.g. Have an older child commit […]

Religious Education News

Monday, June 29th, 2020

JULY 2020 Dear Friends, Greetings for the month of July, 2020! We hope and pray that this month will see an improvement with social distancing and the virus. May the Lord hear and answer our prayers. One of the blessings that Pope Francis has brought about is a deep concern and care for catechesis. (Teaching […]

Religious Education News

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

JUNE 15, 2020 Dear Friends, I want to thank you for allowing me to work with you these past weeks as a partner in the faith formation of your children. These past weeks have been a challenge and hopefully we have met that challenge. Being the Director of Religious Education and a catechist is a […]

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