Registration for Faith Formation 2018-19 Session

General information regarding classes (CCD Level 1-Beginning First Communion through Level 6:

The class level which a student is placed (in levels 1-6) is determined by testing on basic Christian Doctrine and knowledge of the following prayers: the Our Father, Hail Mary, Act of Contrition, Ten Commandments, Apostle’s Creed and the Glory Be.

Level 1:  For students at the age of at least 6 years who are beginning instruction in their prayers and Christian Doctrine and who plan to make their First Holy Communion the following year in the Level 2 Class.

Level 2:  Students 7-9 years who attended Level 1 the previous year and are preparing for the sacraments of Penance and First Communion. If the child has not received the sacrament of Baptism, this sacrament is given in lieu of First Penance.

Confirmation:  This is a two-year program. Our next class will begin Monday, September 24, 2018.

Private Instruction: For students who are 10-16 years and have not had the sacraments of Baptism, Penance or First Holy Communion. Students enrolled in Private Instruction will have to concurrently attend the level class for their age.

PLEASE NOTE:  ALL REGISTRATION CARDS ARE DUE BY SEPTEMBER 10, 2018. A LATE FEE OF $30 WILL BE INCURRED AFTER THAT DATE.  Pick up registration cards in parish office.

*NOTE:  All new students MUST bring in a copy of their Baptism certificate as a condition of enrollment unless their Baptism was here at St. Mary’s by the Sea.

CLASS SCHEDULE:

1st Communion class (Level 1):  Monday, September 17, 2018 at 3:30-4:20pm

Confirmation class (Level 1):  Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6:00-6:50pm

2nd Level Communion class:  Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 3:30-4:50pm

*All other classes (Levels 3, 4, 5 & 6) will begin the week of September 24, 2018. Exact days will be determined once all registration cards have been submitted to the Office. Letter with specifics will be mailed out to the parents by September 10, 2018.

FEES:

Levels 1-6:  $100

Confirmation (2 yr. program):  $300

*These fees are for parishioners who contribute to the parish on a regular basis.

PLEASE NOTE:  WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING STUDENTS WHOSE FAMILIES ARE NOT REGISTERED PARISHIONERS.

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