CCD~ Religious Education for Children/Youth

CCD Fall/Winter Dates to Note:

+ Sunday, October 29th- Skating Party at Sycamore Springs sponsored by SH/SA Knights of Columbus

+ Wednesday, November 1st- All Saint's Day.  While we will have NO CCD, Come and participate in mass as a family.  Raising young disciples of Jesus and possible future Saints is important! 

+ Wednesday, November 15th- Sat. November 18th- National Catholic Youth Conference.  NO CCD for High School students only.

+ Wednesday, November 22nd- Thanksgiving Break- NO CCD.  We will have mass at St. Augustine at 6:30 p.m. to give thanks to God for the many blessings our Father pours upon our families/community!  Please join us if you are able.

+ Wednesday, December 6th- First Reconciliation for 2nd graders at Sacred Heart. 

+ Wednesday, December 13th- First Reconciliation for 2nd graders at St. James.

+ Wednesdays, Dec. 20th and 27th- Christmas Break, NO CCD.

 


We recognize that parents are the primary religious educators of their children and that our role is one of assisting, not replacing, them in teaching and passing on the Catholic faith to their children.  In cooperation with parents, our religious education program will provide catechetical instruction to encourage growth and knowledge of the faith, with the intended fruits of:

  • Deepening their relationship with Jesus Christ,
  • Full participation in the Sunday Mass and the Sacraments,
  • Appreciation for the Traditions of the Church,
  • Development of strong Catholic moral principles,
  • Integration of faith in their daily lives,
  • Spirit of Community,
  • Living our faith by reaching out in service to others, and
  • Becoming lifelong students who live in the footsteps and teachings of Christ Jesus.

 

CCD classes are held on Wednesday evenings beginning in mid-September through the first week of May.

At Sacred Heart Church (with St. Augustine students) students in grades K-8 meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  High School students meet from 7:30-8:45 p.m.

At. St. James, students K-12 meet from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Our parents and volunteer catechists are a vital part of our CCD program.  If you are interested in supporting this important ministry or have any questions, please contact Gina Sallman.

In Christ's Peace,

Gina M. Sallman

Director of Faith Formation

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