PREP - Parish Religious Education Program

What are the details?

  • 1st-6th Grade: Classes begin 9/21

    What is the schedule like? 3rd Wednesdays of the month in-person for Family Catechesis with at-home work in between the monthly sessions.

    What are the dates? 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/14*, 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/26*

    Do parents still come? YES! Besides the children, parents are the most important part of the whole program. Parents will have a session together while the children are in a lesson and then children will join the parents for a family activity.

    *=not on 3rd Wednesday

    First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion:

    What are the dates I need to know? 

    • First Reconciliation Retreat: 10/16 10:00am-1:30pm

    • First Reconciliation Workshop: 

    • First Reconciliation (The actual Sacrament): 12/10 at 10am

    • First Holy Communion Retreat: 2/26 10:00am-12:30pm

    • First Holy Communion Workshop:

    • First Holy Communion (The actual Sacrament): 5/7 (Time TBD)

    Do parents stay for the retreats or the workshops? YES!

    Confirmation (7th-8th Grade): Classes begin 9/28

    Confirmation is a two year program. Year 1 is synonymous with 7th grade and Year 2 is synonymous with 8th grade. Two years of preparation are required for reception of the sacrament.

    When do they meet? Weekly on Wednesdays except for Family Catechesis Nights when they will participate in at-home lessons. 

    What dates outside of the normal schedule do I need to know?

    • 7th & 8th grade retreat 11/6 from 10-4pm

    • 8th Grade Confirmation Application Due 10/26

    • 8th Grade Interviews 1/11

    • 8th Grade Confirmation Retreat 2/25 

    • Confirmation Practice 3/8

    • Confirmation (The actual Sacrament) 3/9







The Registration Form is up and ready for our 2022-2023 new PREP year.  We look forward to seeing everyone this coming Fall.