Registration for Faith Formation 2019-20 Session

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Classes begin the week of September 30, 2019 (Levels 1-7). The Confirmation class begins October 7, 2019.

The class level which a student is placed (in levels 3-7) 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 least 6 years of age 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. *Please Note:Parents are required to attend our Relit class which begins September 11, 2019.

Level 3-7:  Students who have received their First Holy Communion.

Confirmation:  We are not currently accepting any new registration applications. Our next two-year program won’t begin until next year (October 2020).

*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. 


Levels 1-7:  $100 per student (3+ children receive a $50 discount per student) if registration form is received before September 16, 2019. All forms received afterwards will incur an additional $20 fee per student.

This fee is for parishioners who contribute to the parish on a regular basis.


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