Religious Education for Children
201-796-3521 ~ Fax: 201-703-8408
324 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

Religious Education for Children

All students MUST be registered BEFORE coming to class. Registrations will NOT be accepted on Sunday mornings. Registrations take place at the rectory office, Monday - Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm.

The goal of this ministry is to assist parish parents in the education and faith formation of their children. Religious education classes are held from September to May on Sundays in the school from 9:00 to 10:15am. We include grades 1 through 7 (C-1, first year Confirmation prep).
In person first time registration (at the rectory office) begins in the Spring and continues all summer. A copy of the child’s Baptismal Certificate is required at the time of registration.  Families must be (or become) registered members of the parish.

Tuition

$100.00 – one child
$130.00– two children
$170.00 – three or more children

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

This ministry involves leading the children from the church after the Opening Prayer of the Mass. Each week, from September to June, the children are led from the church to the church basement, during the 10:30am Mass. This gives the children the experience of understanding the Gospel message and participating in the Eucharistic celebration at their own level. The children return to the church before the Offertory to continue the celebration.

Special  Needs
We also have a class for those children with special needs. The catechists are from a family with a special needs child and have been catechists for special needs children for many years. One of the catechists, Paul, has his degree in Behavioral Analysis. Children will receive general faith formation and religious education, but can also be prepared for the sacraments of Reconciliation, Communion and Confirmation.

MASS SCHEDULE

Weekday and weekend Mass times may change on Holy Days of Obligation, Christmas, Easter and Summer months. Check the current bulletin.

Saturday
7:30 am, 5:30 pm

Sunday
7:30 am, 9:00 am,10:30 am, 12:00 Noon,

7:00 pm (Spanish Mass)

Weekdays
7:30 am (Not during the summer), 12:10 pm
(Mon - Fri)

Holy Days
7:30 am, 12:10 pm, 7:00 pm

Penance/Reconciliation
1:00 to 2:00 pm Saturdays
Anytime by appointment

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct
17
Sports
6pm - 10pm
Oct
17
Choir Practice
7:45pm - 8:45pm
Oct
18
Oct
18
Sports
6pm - 10pm
Oct
19
Cub Scouts
6pm - 9pm
Oct
19
Sports
6pm - 10pm
Oct
20
Sports
8am - 10pm
Oct
21
CCD
9am - 10:15am
Oct
21
Children´s Liturgy
10:30am - 11:30am
Oct
21
Sports
12pm - 10pm
Oct
22
Sports
6pm - 10pm
Oct
22
Boy Scouts
6:30pm - 8pm
Oct
22
Oct
23
Sports
6pm - 10pm
Oct
23
Oct
24
Sports
6pm - 10pm
Oct
24
Choir Practice
7:45pm - 8:45pm
Oct
25
Oct
25
Sports
6pm - 10pm
Oct
26
Cub Scouts
6pm - 9pm