Religious Education

Religious Education 2021-2022

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd 

Catechesis of the Good Shephard (Pre-School-1st Grade) Sundays 9:00-10:15am September-May. Contact the parish office for information. For more information about Catechesis of the Good Shepherd please click here. 

Religious Education- Sacramental Preparation classes

Religious Education, Sacramental Preparation classes meet on Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm September-May. We offer a two-year preparation program. Year one, 2nd grade, prepares students for First Reconciliation. Year two, 3rd grade, prepares students for First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

Faith Formation non-sacramental classes

Continuing the Faith Formation process we offer non-sacramental classes for 4th-6th grades. Classes meet on Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm September-May.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Children – RCIC

RCIC is for children 7 to 18 years old and have never been baptized or are baptized in another Christian Faith.  These children will receive the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation, and First Holy Communion at the Easter Vigil. 

Children’s Liturgy of the Word- CLOW 

(Suspended due to Covid-19, resumes September 2021)

CLOW meets during the 10:30am Mass. Children will be excused before the first reading and will return after the homily.  Children’s Liturgy is intended for those in kindergarten through 3rd grade who have NOT received their First Holy Communion. There is no need to register and there is no fee to participate.  It will be held two Sundays a month from September through May. Please check the parish calendar for specific dates. 

Volunteers needed, please contact Erin Sowar, (602) 996-5120, ext. 205, in the parish office if you would like to help.


For information on any of our Religious Education programs please contact Erin Sowar, 602-996-5120 x 205. 

If you need to register your family or your children, or if you would like to volunteer, please follow the link to fill out the registration forms.

2021-2022 Registration Form

2021-2022 RE Medical Release General Consent Form