Confirmation Announcements

Any CONFIRMATION announcements or reminders in reference to important dates, events, days off, etc. will be posted on this page.  
The latest post will always appear at the top.

**For announcements and reminders pertaining to the Religious Education Classes in general, please go to the "General Class Info" tab above.

TEXTBOOK INFORMATION

posted Sep 18, 2018, 9:02 PM by St. Kevin Religious Education   [ updated Sep 18, 2018, 9:02 PM ]

Last year, your child received a textbook (the “Faith Fusion” book) along with a Bible that was used throughout their first year of faith formation for Confirmation.
 
As we informed you at the end of last year and at registration, your child will need both their “Faith Fusion” textbook and their Bible for part of the second year of faith formation for Confirmation.  The “Faith Fusion” textbook and Bible will be required for the first few classes as well as at several points during the year.  Later on, they will be receiving a second textbook with material for Confirmation preparation, which they will also need to bring every week.
 
All students in the Confirmation classes are expected to bring their Faith Fusion textbook and Bible to class beginning this week. 
 
Thank you, and God bless you.

FREE ADULT FAITH FORMATION

posted Sep 18, 2018, 8:52 PM by St. Kevin Religious Education

This email is to inform you that we are offering free Parent Catechesis/Faith Formation sessions for all class days.  At this time, the sessions are being conducted in Spanish
 
CLASS DAY TIME LOCATION
Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:45 pm Room D
Wednesdays 6:30 – 7:45 pm Room D
Saturdays 9:30 – 10:45 am Room D

They will be informal conversations about our Catholic faith and how it pertains to your child and your family. 

 
The sessions will take place while your child is attending Religious Education class.  They are being offered simply as an opportunity for growth in your faith in Christ and to help you share that faith with your children and family.  It would be a great way to spend your time while you are here, and a bonus of not having to go out and come back to pick up your child, or having to wait outside in the heat! 
 
There is no charge, obligation, or registration involved.  Simply go to Room D after you drop off your child.  If you need assistance finding the room, let us know when you drop off your child.
 
May the Grace and Peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you and your family always!

OPENING RELIGIOUS EDUCATION MASS - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

posted Sep 13, 2018, 6:24 PM by St. Kevin Religious Education

Please remember that we are having our opening Religious Education Mass of the year this coming Sunday:

 
When:               Sunday, September 16, 2018
Time:                 11:15 am
Location:           Church
 
As we kickoff this new catechetical year, we are celebrating this Mass so that all the children, families, and catechists of the Religious Education Program can come together to pray and celebrate, united as one community in Christ.  Our Music Ministry choir will be singing and leading us in giving praise to God.  Students from our Confirmation classes will be participating in the various roles of the Mass.  Our Catechists will also be commissioned in their important mission of passing on the faith to our children and families.

 
We look forward to seeing all of you and your families at our opening Mass this Sunday!

Thank you, and God bless you.

OPENING RELIGIOUS EDUCATION MASS - Sunday, September 16

posted Sep 5, 2018, 11:25 AM by St. Kevin Religious Education   [ updated Sep 5, 2018, 11:26 AM ]

We are excited to share that throughout the year, there will be several Masses that will be especially dedicated to the Religious Education Program.  Our Music Ministry choir will be preparing the music for each of these Masses and lead us in giving praise to God.  Students in a specific group or grade level will be assigned to participate in the liturgy as lectors, offertory bearers, greeters, etc. 
 
Our goal for having these Religious Education Masses throughout the year is to bring together the children, families, and catechists of the Religious Education Program to pray and celebrate, united as one community in Christ.

As noted on our calendar, these are the dates of our Masses for this catechetical year:
DATE TIME
Sunday, September 16 11:15 am
Sunday, October 21 11:15 am
Thursday, November 22 11:00 am
Saturday, December 8 10:00 am
Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:15 am
Sunday, February 24 11:15 am
Sunday, May 19 11:15 am
 
The Confirmation classes have been assigned to prepare our first Religious Education Mass on Sunday, September 16th.  This week in class, the Confirmation catechists will be recruiting students to participate in the various roles of the Mass.  We are counting on your support and assistance to make this Religious Education Mass and all of our Masses throughout the year a success!
 
This first Mass of the year will especially dedicated to our Confirmation students, and we look forward to seeing our students and their families there and throughout the year in all of our Religious Education Masses!

Thank you, and God bless you.

WELCOME TO THE 2018-2019 CATECHETICAL YEAR!

posted Sep 1, 2018, 11:07 PM by St. Kevin Religious Education   [ updated Sep 1, 2018, 11:07 PM ]

Dear Parents:
 
We take this opportunity to welcome you to the beginning of the St. Kevin Religious Education Program for the 2018–2019 Catechetical Year!
 
Please remember our classes begin this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of class.  The students will gather under the large green canopy, and their catechist will bring them to the classroom for the start of class.  Please have your child bring a pen or a pencil, and we also recommend a folder to hold any papers the catechist may give them on the first day and each class thereafter.  Also, please remember to have your child bring their “Faith Fusion” textbook and the Bible they received last year.  The catechist will let your child know if they need to bring any other supplies for future classes.  In addition, please be here on time to pick up your child(ren) at the end of class. 
 
Please make sure to read our
Religious Education Handbook on our website at www.stkevinrep.org, under the “GENERAL CLASS INFO” tab.  It contains all the policies that will be followed and enforced, including attendance policy, dress code, and drop-off and dismissal procedures.  Please remember that by signing the “Requirements and Commitment Statement" at the time of registration, you indicate that you have read, accept, and agree to abide by all the guidelines in the Religious Education Handbook.
 
Also posted on our website and available for you to download is the Confirmation “Welcome Packet” that you received at the time you registered your child in our program.  You can find it on the “
CONFIRMATION” page of our website.
 
In addition, on the “
CONFIRMATION” page, you can find the “Confirmation Curriculum Outline” for each respective class day available for download.  You and your child will know exactly what will be covered during each class this year, as all of our catechists will be following the outline of lessons posted.  Also, in case your child is ever absent, you can go over the lesson with them at home.  Please keep in mind our attendance policy of no more than 5 absences.
 
Information on the Confirmation Service Hours requirement is also available on the “
CONFIRMATION” page of our website.  Please remember that each candidate needs to complete 10 “direct” hours of community service, directly helping those in need, DUE by February 9th, 2019. 
 
Please remember to check our website,
www.stkevinrep.org, frequently for any announcements, documents, or new information regarding your child’s Confirmation class.  The website will be our main conduit of communicating information to you, so please be sure to go to our website on a regular basis.  We will also be utilizing MailChimp to send periodic emails, so please be sure to check your emails on a regular basis as well.  Your email address is automatically imported into MailChimp so that you can receive our emails.
 

We will be having extended registration on Thursday, September 6 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  If you have any friends and/or family who have not registered and want to start or continue their child’s faith formation, please reach out to them and have them come in.  We have all the information on our website under the “REGISTRATION tab.
 
We and all of our catechists are blessed to be part of this faith community and to be able to serve all of you.  Please feel free to communicate any concerns, issues, and good reports as well to either of us. 
 
Thank you, and please help us pray for a blessed and fruitful Catechetical Year!
 
 

God bless you,

Daniel Mercado
Coordinator of Religious Education

Alidi Rivera
Coordinator of Religious Education

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