Faith Formation Information

Faith Formation ProgramDue to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our Faith Formation
Program (Religious Education) will operate differently this coming year.All
classes, with the exception of last year’s First Communion class, will begin
the year with home-school learning. Home-school learning will continue through
the end of December. Beginning in January, depending on the pandemic situation,
we will resume in-class learning.HOME-SCHOOL LEARNINGAll students will be given
a schedule, from their teachers, with assignments that will need to be completed
at home. Teachers will periodically check in with students and parents via email
and/or phone calls.RETURNING STUDENTSAll students who were enrolled in the
program last year should have received information and a registration form in
the mail. If you have not received anything in the mail, please call the rectory
(203) 265-1694 or reply to this email. We ask that the registration form and
payment be returned to the church no later than August 15th.NEW STUDENTSFor
students entering 1st grade in the Fall and those students who are new to the
parish and would like to register for our Faith Formation Program, should call
the rectory at 203-265-1694 to register. We ask that you register no later than
August 15th.GRADE 3 STUDENTS – FIRST COMMUNIONUnfortunately, due to the
shutdown, First Communion was unable to take place last May. The new date for
First Communion is set for Saturday, October 17th. These students will resume
classes in the church beginning Monday, September 14th from 4:45 – 5:45.
Detailed information was mailed out. Please let us know if you have not received
pick up textbooks/materials from the teachers on Monday, September 14th. To
avoid large crowds, we will stagger the times when materials should be picked
up. Grade 1 & 2 – 5:00pm Grades 4 & 5 – 5:30pm Grade 6, 7, & 8
– 6:00pm If you have children in several different grades you can pick up all
materials at the same time.CONFIRMATION CLASS – GRADE 9Those who wish to
enroll in the Confirmation Program should return their registration forms no
later than August 15th. Registration forms were mailed out. The program will not
begin until January. More information will be sent out as time gets
closer.CONFIRMATION – GRADE 10A date for the Sacrament of Confirmation will be
set very soon. Once we have a date, more information will be sent out.