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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 […]

Religious Education News

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Religious Education Office May 19, 2020 Dear Friends, This week we move to the end of the Easter season with the celebration of Jesus’ Ascension and the waiting for the gift of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday. The Archdiocese of Newark has moved the celebration from May 21st […]

Religious Education Letter

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CHURCH RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE TENAFLY, NEW JERSEY 07670 MAY 5, 2020 Dear Friends, This coming weekend we celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Easter and Mother’s Day. We are called to continue the mission of Jesus. We hear Jesus saying good-bye and the disciples are distressed. Jesus tells them he will […]

Religious Education News

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE APRIL 16, 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. You are […]

Religious Education News

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Sacrament of First Eucharist The immediate preparation for First Eucharist begins once children have received the sacrament of First Reconciliation. The Eucharist is the center of our Catholic life. Families are reminded to work with their child on the book they received at the First Eucharist Parent Meeting in preparation for receiving this sacrament. First […]

Religious Education News

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Sacrament of First Eucharist The immediate preparation for First Eucharist begins once children have received the sacrament of First Reconciliation. The Eucharist is the center of our Catholic life. Families were mailed information regarding our upcoming First Eucharist Parent Meeting to be held on Thursday, February 6th at 10 AM and 7 PM in the […]

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