7th & 8th Grade Religious Education
Dear Religious Education Families,
We hope everyone is having a healthy and safe summer! This letter is to inform you of the plans for our return to in person classes in September. The Archdiocese of Detroit is formulating safety protocols for the Fall. When we have these protocols, we will share them with all of you. Attached to this email is a registration form and tentative schedule for 2021-2022. Please download, save, and then complete the attached fillable pdf Registration Form and return along with the RE Tuition. Checks should be made out to “St. Edith” and can be mailed or dropped off at the Main Parish Office (there is an after hour drop-box located to the right of the main entrance door). The form is also available online on www.stedith.org . Go to Grow in Faith, click on Religious Education and you will see a link to the Registration form. For your convenience we can take payments through Visa or Master Card online.
Current fees are:
In Parish or belonging to St. Colette, St. Kenneth, or Our Lady of Victory
- $125.00 for 1 child
- $195.00 for 2 or more children
Out of Parish or No Parish
- $150.00 for 1 child
- $200.00 for 2 or more children
Dates and Times to take Note of for the Start of Sessions:
- Sunday, September 19- Grades K-8, Special Needs, 9:45-10:45 am. Please note that there will be a Confirmation Student/Parent Meeting for grades 7-8 this first session.
- Monday, September 20- Grades K-6, Special Needs, 5:00-6:00 pm.
- Monday, September 20- Grades 7 and 8, 6:30-7:30 pm. Please note that there will be a Confirmation Student/Parent Meeting for grades 7-8 this first session.
We look forward to another great year of partnering with you in helping your young person to further their understanding and practice of our Catholic Faith as they continue to Grow in their faith in the Lord.
Please note, if you are hesitant in returning to in person classes, we encourage you to look over the offerings at these parishes in our family- St. Colette, St. Kenneth, and Our Lady of Victory.
Please feel free to call 734-464-2020, or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions, concerns, or are interested in being a part of assisting in the program!
Thank you and God Bless!
Director of Faith Formation
Volunteer Opportunity - Planning for the Fall!
At Pentecost, all who were in the room were filled with the Holy Spirit. They then went out into the streets, among the people from around the world who were gathered in Jerusalem, to spread and teach the Good News. This sharing of faith and the Good News is the work of a catechist. If you have ever considered sharing your faith with our young people and are willing to commit the time and energy to weekly classes by being a catechist or classroom aide, please contact Linda Kramer email@example.com or 734-464-2020 ext. 308. Being a catechist is a rewarding experience that not only teaches our young people but strengthens your relationship with Jesus at the same time!
About the Religious Education Program
St. Edith offers religious education classes for 7th and 8th grade. Religious education classes include preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. We look forward to another great year of partnering with our parents helping our young people to further their understanding and practice of our Catholic Faith as they take another step closer in getting to “Know, Love and Serve” the Lord here at St. Edith!
The goal of our Religious Formation Program is to provide an awareness of God’s presence in their lives and an appreciation and better understanding of the Catholic faith and its traditions.
Catechists facilitate small group discussions after an initial large group presentation. If you have a passion for sharing your faith with early adolescents consider helping out. Contact Contact Linda Kramer for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-464-2020 .
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