St James 2022-2023 Religious Education Wednesday Class Calendar
Grades 1-3 Class Time - 4:00-5:15 PM
Grades 4-8 Class Time - 7:00-8:15 PM
High School Class Time - 7:00-8:30 PM
August 23-Catechist Orientation
September 7-First Class/opening prayer service
20-Class for 2nd Grade
21-Class -No Afternoon Classes
October 4-Class for 2nd Grade
5- Class-No Afternoon Classes
18-Class for 2nd Grade
19-Class -No Afternoon Classes
8-Class for 2nd Grade
9-Class-No Afternoon Classes
23-No Class - Thanksgiving Break
January 2023 4-Class
7-Class for 2nd Grade
8-Class-No Afternoon Classes
April 5-Class- Holy Week
May 3-May Crowning
13-High School Graduation
If the public school is closed or dismisses early due to the weather, then religious education classes are cancelled.
The parish religious education program is meant to support the parents in their responsibility as the first educators of the Faith. Family involvement and commitment to the live of the parish are critically important for those who participate in religious education program.
Parents will assist in the faith growth and development of their children by encouraging regular class attendance, weekly and holy Mass attendance and family prayer.
Participation in Christina service actives as a family will help develop and reinforce an attitude of giving, caring, and sharing for others. Parents are encouraged and, in some cases, required to:
Participate as a volunteer catechist, aide, or substitute.
Meet your child's teacher.
Help your child with assigned homework projects.
Attend gatherings or special events connected with the program (required for sacramental preparation.)
Contact the religious education office when your child will be absent.
Be hall monitor (required for grades four to high school). All families will receive a schedule with expectations and guidelines.
Important Dates for Parents
Sept. 21-2nd Grade Parent Meeting 7:00 PM
Dec. 10-First Reconciliation 10:00 AM
Feb. 12 - Super Brunch of Caring, Confirmation classes
??? First Communion Retreat
Apr. 30-First Communion