St. Thomas Aquinas Religious Education is available for children in grades 1 through 8. Classes meet weekly October through May, 10:15-11:30am Sunday mornings.
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Registration Deadline: September 10, 2012
Tuition/registration fee is required at time of registration. Tuition assistance is available to all in need. Registration forms are available in the Narthex of the church.
Please consider volunteering as a catechist. It’s a fulfilling way to share your faith with our youngest parishioners. Parent volunteers may receive a discount on the registration fee for their children in the program in which they volunteer.
Our primary means of communication with parents is through email. You will also receive weekly ‘Living My Faith’ take home sheets which provide a brief summary of what your child learned in class that day, along with weekly suggestions to “bring the learning home” with three varied experiences that include activities, discussion and prayer.
First Grade through Fifth Grade
Each year our children are introduced to and revisit the following topics: God, Jesus, the Church/Creed, Sacraments, Morality, Prayer, Catholic Social Teaching, Scripture. As children grow, their understanding broadens and deepens:
New this year, children will spend some time in each class exploring faith through art, becoming more familiar with our Church’s great tradition of visual art from every era.
Sixth and Seventh Grade
This year, our enthusiastic team of CU students will lead our middle-schoolers in a study of the Gospels so that students may come to a better understanding of the message and mission of Jesus Christ. Through work and play, our engaging teachers will help students make connections to Catholic beliefs and traditions.
This year of study incorporates preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Our dynamic team of CU students present the Catholic faith to Eighth-graders encouraging them to become more intimately united with Christ and more in-touch with the work of the Holy Spirit in their lives.