Religious Education/Communion Calendar

Good Shepherd Parish Religious Education Schedule               
2021-2022

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RE/Communion Schedule will be held Wednesdays from 6:15-7:30pm at St. Joseph’s.  Parents are encouraged to attend Mass at 7:00pm, which will end at the same time that class ends.

Youth Ministry and Confirmation Schedule will be held on Sundays from 

New this year:  Family Nights!  Once a month our session will be designed for the whole family.  Parents, guardians, and siblings of all ages are encouraged to come to the class, which will include a brief presentation, activity, and sometimes conclude with Mass. 

The Holy Eucharist is the “source and summit” of our faith.  Mass is central to our life as Catholic Christians. 
We expect to see you at Mass every Sunday. 

Schedule Mass English: 5:15pm Saturday (June – Nov @ St. Joe’s; Dec – May @ St. James);
                                 8:30am Sunday @ St. James;
                                 10:45 Sunday @ St. Joe’s

Schedule Mass Spanish:  1:30 and 7:00pm Sunday @ St. Jose

First Reconciliation Retreat (Spanish) January 8; 9am-1pm @ St. Joe’s

First Reconciliation Retreat (English) January 15; 9am-1pm @ St. James

 

* First Eucharist Retreat – April 16; English and Abril 23 Spanish @ St James 9am-1pm

* First Eucharist Practice – April 27 6:15 pm English @ St. James; Spanish @ St. Joe’s Abril 28 @ 5:30pm

* First Eucharist Masses (Spanish) – April 30

* First Eucharist Masses (English) – May 1 

Date

Event

Notes

Sept. 15

Class

First date of class.   Welcome!

Sept. 22

Family Night

Encountering God in the Scriptures

Sept. 29

Class

 

Oct. 6

Class

 

Oct. 13

Family Night

The Gospel Message, simplified

Oct. 20

Class

 

Oct. 27

Class

 

Nov. 3

Class

Parents pick up 1st Reconciliation materials for students
in sacramental class

Nov. 10

Family Night

Putting Christ at the center of your life and your family

Nov. 17

Class

Circle of Grace

Dec. 1

Class

 

Dec. 8

MASS – Immaculate Conception

(no class)

Dec. 8th  is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, a Holy Day of Obligation.  Students will attend Mass with their families:  Tues. Dec 7th  5:15pm @ St. James, Wed. Dec 8th  5:15pm @ St. Joe’s, or Wed. Dec 8th  7:00pm @ St. Joe’s (Spanish)

Dec. 15

Class

 

Dec. 22

Posadas

Meet at St. Joseph’s at 7 pm to experience this wonderful Hispanic tradition.

Jan. 5

Class

 

Jan. 12

Family Night

Prayer.  Family & personal prayer.

Jan. 19

Class

 

Jan. 26

Class

 

Feb. 2

Class

Parents pick up 1st Communion materials for students in sacramental class

Feb. 9

Family Night

The Mass and the Eucharist

Feb. 16

Class

 

Feb. 23

Class

 

Mar. 2

MASS -  Ash Wednesday

(no class)

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent, families are encouraged to go to Mass:  7am, 8:30am @ St. James, 5:15pm @ St. Joe’s, 7am and 7pm @ St, Joe’s (Spanish)

Mar. 9

Family Night

Forgiveness (from God and within the family)

Mar. 16

Class

 

Mar. 23

Class

 

Mar. 30

Class

 

Apr. 6

Class

 

Apr. 13

Family Night

Holy Week.  Meaning & practices.

Apr. 20

Class

After class, we join the 7 pm mass

7 pm to conclude the school year.