Children

There is a wide variety of options available for Religious Instruction for children and youth.  Use the menu on the right to find the most suitable program for your family.  For information on our various Religious Education programs contact CLOAKING , Religious Education Coordinator.

Here are some of the things we've done in addition to regular classroom  instruction:

Loreto 2009 Closing Prayer

 

St. Edward Assembly

 

VBS 2009 Tour of the Church

 

First Eucharist Mini Retreat

 

Pentecost Assembly


Outside the Box - Religious Ed. & Family Ministry Events

Outside the Box

Call the office or email Peggy Byers for the most up-to-date information or to be placed on the Outside the Box Events email list.  Dates, times, locations and other pertinent information will be printed in the Bulletin.

Events for 2017-2018

  • Sept. 2: Children's Rosary
  • Sept. 3  Back to School Mini Retreat
  • Sept. 27: XLT
  • Oct. 7:  Children's Rosary
  • Oct. 13:  St. Edward Family Event
  • Oct. 25: XLT
  • Nov. 4: Children's Rosary
  • Nov.25: Breakfast with the King
  • Nov. 29: XLT
  • Dec. 2: Children's Rosary
  • Dec. 10: Candle Light Carol Sing
  • Dec. 13: Advent Reconciliation Service
  • Dec. 27: XLT
  • Jan. 6: Children's Rosary
  • Jan. 13: Family Movie Night
  • Jan. 31: XLT (Exalt) - 7-8pm in the Church:  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with praise and worship music.  There will be a short witness talk by a high school teen or young adult.  All ages are welcome to come spend some time with Jesus.
  • Feb. 3: Children's Rosary 4-4:30pm in the Chapel.  Come pray the rosary, led by children of the parish.  Rosaries are provided for those who need them.
  • Feb. 9-11 Diocesan Youth Conference (grades 8-12) This is a weekend conference for students in grades 8-12 from around the Diocese of Richmond.  The weekend offers prayer, talks, fun activities, and fellowship with other Catholic Teens.  Katie begins sign ups in December.
  • Feb. 14:  Ash Wednesday Masses & Prayer Service Mass is offered at 9am and 7pm.  A prayer service with the distribution of ashes is at 5:30pm in the Church.
  • Feb. 16:  Stations of the Cross 7pm in the Church.  Come pray the Way of the Cross
  • Feb. 23:  Stations of the Cross 7pm in the Church.
  • March 2:  Stations of the Cross 7pm in the Church.
  • March 3: Children's Rosary  4-4:30pm in the Chapel.  Come pray the rosary, led by children of the parish.  Rosaries are provided for those who need them.
  • March 9: Stations of the Cross 7pm in the church.
  • March 14: Lenten Reconciliation Service
  • March 21:  Illustrated Lent.7-8pm in the Community Center.  Recommended for families of all ages, pray the Psalms of Lent while you color them.  RSVP to Joan Nelson
  • March 23: Stations of the Cross presented by Family Ministry 7pm in the Church.
  • March 28:  XLT (Exalt) - 7-8pm in the Church:  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with praise and worship music.  There will be a short witness talk by a high school teen or young adult.  All ages are welcome to come spend some time with Jesus.
  • March 29: Holy Thursday Mass 7pm in the Church.
  • March 30: Stations of the Cross 3pm in the Church.
  • March 30: Good Friday Service 7 pm in the Church.  Veneration of the Cross
  • March 31: Easter Vigil - 8pm in the Church
  • April 7: Children's Rosary Children's Rosary 4-4:30pm in the Chapel.  Come pray the rosary, led by children of the parish.  Rosaries are provided for those who need them.
  • April 25: XLT (Exalt) - 7-8pm in the Church:  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with praise and worship music.  There will be a short witness talk by a high school teen or young adult.  All ages are welcome to come spend some time with Jesus.
  • May 5: Children's Rosary with Mary Crowning
  • May 20:  Pentecost-Birthday Party
  • May 31: XLT (Exalt) - 7-8pm in the Church:  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with praise and worship music.  There will be a short witness talk by a high school teen or young adult.  All ages are welcome to come spend some time with Jesus.
  • June 2: Children's Rosary Children's Rosary 4-4:30pm in the Chapel.  Come pray the rosary, led by children of the parish.  Rosaries are provided for those who need them.
  • First Holy Communion and Penance Preparation
  • Confirmation Preparation
  • Children's Choir contact Music Minister Liz Goodwin
  • Handbell Choir contact Music Minister Liz Goodwin
  • Schola contact Music Minister Liz Goodwin
  • Altar Serving contact Joan Nelson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series:  Confirmation preparation (10th grade) and First Holy Communion & First Penance (age 7+)

More events may be added.  Please check the Bulletin for exact dates, times and locations.