2011 First Communion Class
The Tender Fruits of Our Labor In God's Name
Religious Education is the presentation of doctrine and tradition of our Catholic faith. This presentation seeks to nurture the development of the whole person. We are committed to assist parents in carrying out their role as primary educators of their children. We strive to help children establish a personal and loving relationship with Jesus. We provide challenges and opportunities to integrate Gospel values into their everyday life.
About our Program
Jesus Saviour Church provides primary religious education classes for children in grades 1-8 and Confirmation preparation classes for grades 9-10. All classes are taught by practicing Catholic volunteers. We presently use the "Walking By Faith" text and faith journal from Harcourt Religion Publishers for grades 1-6. In grade 7, we use the Sadlier's "Morality Text", which focuses on the Ten Commandments. For grade 8, we use Sadlier's "Liturgy and Worship: A Course on Prayer and Sacraments." which focuses on the structure of the Mass and the Eucharistic celebration.
For grades 9-10, we have adopted a model that integrates youth ministry and
religious education, emphasizing the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The goals
of this approach are to meet the Holy Father's challenges to:
Grades 1-8 meet on Wednesdays from 3:45pm to 5:00pm.
|For instructions on how to enroll your child(ren) in our program or for further information, please contact our rectory office.|
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