ONCE-WEEKLY CATECHISM

& CONFIRMATION CLASSES

See the latest updates on the Posts page (including 2019-2020 First Reconciliation & Holy Communion, and Confirmation sacraments).

Registration 2020-2021 (closed--thank you for registering!)

St. Augustine's Parish offers once-weekly catechism classes for elementary-aged children (levels Kindergarten through Eight), including sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Holy Communion, and Confirmation.

 

Registrations for the 2020-2021 fall academic year will begin on Friday, May 15 (7 AM) and close on Monday, June 15 (4 PM). Forms may be submitted online and payments must accompany online submissions to reserve a spot for your child. Payments (cash or cheque) must be submitted to the Office by closing on Monday, June 15th, 2020 (4 PM) as well. Late payments are subject to a fee penalty per child (plus S&H fees for materials).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are four forms available:

  • Blue: levels K through 7 standard registration (now closed)

  • (Blue - additional child: (levels K - 7) (now closed)

  • Yellow: First Reconciliation & Holy Communion Sacramental Preparation (now closed)

  • Green: Confirmation (level 8) (now closed)

3 Step Registration

2020-2021 Fee Schedule

2020 - 2021 Schedule

Once-Weekly Catechism classes will begin Thursday, September 17 from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM. The Opening Mass for 2020-2021 is cancelled. Instead, parents are invited to pick up their child's workbook from 6:00 - 6:30 PM. Your child's catechist will contact you with information pertaining to his/her class being conducted online. Access will be through the West Doors, as usual, and all adults must wear masks. 

First Reconciliation & Holy Communion: Level 2 sacramental preparation will continue with in-person classes on Thursday nights, and all Parent Meetings for First Reconciliation (beginning in October) will be in-person as well (location TBD).

Home Study: Parents are welcome to switch their child to the home study program should they not wish their children to attend in-person classes (Levels K-1, 3-7). Contact the Faith Formation Office to do so.

Confirmation classes will begin in November. A Parents' Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 10 at 7:00 PM in the Square. Regular sessions will begin the subsequent week at 7:00 PM, concurrent with the first Sponsor meeting. Please see the Parent Letter (coming August 2020) for further details. The base rate will be $90 per child (plus $20 late fee per child and any S&H costs).

2020-2021 Schedule

(revised August 15)

Symptom Checker (for at-home use before class)

Parent/Guardian Letter (K-7)

August 31, 2020

Confirmation Parent/Guardian Letter

September 15, 2020

Schedule of Meetings for Confirmation

Thursday, March 18 - 6:30 PM

FIRST RECONCILIATION

2021

Parent's Meetings

Parents designated on the child's registration form must attend the following four Thursday sessions at the Church from 6:30 - 7:30 PM:

Session 1: October 15

Session 2: October 29

Session 3: November 12

Session 4: November 26

Thursday, December 3 - 6:30 PM

Non-sacramental Rehearsal

327 - Fourth Street

St. Augustine of Canterbury

Saturday, April 24 - 10:00 AM

FIRST COMMUNION 2021

Parent's Meetings

Designated parents are to attend the following four Thursday sessions at the Church from 6:30 - 7:30 PM:

Session 1: January 7

Session 2: January 21

Session 3: February 4

Session 4: February 18

Wednesday, April 21 - 7:00 PM

Rehearsal

327 - Fourth Street

St. Augustine of Canterbury

May, 2021 - Liturgy TBD

CONFIRMATION 2021

Tuesday, November 10

7:00 PM, Church

Mass & Parent's Meeting

Tuesday, November 17

7:00 PM, Church

First regular Confirmation Class

7:00 PM, Rm 108

First Sponsor Meeting

Tuesday, November 24

7:00 PM, Church

Mass & Sponsor-Candidate Meeting

Sunday, November 29

11:00 AM, Church

Rite of Welcome (Sponsor & Candidate)

Tuesday, January 19

7:00 PM, Church

Sponsor-Candidate Meeting

Tuesday, February 16

7:00 PM, Church

Sponsor-Candidate Meeting

Tuesday, March 16 

7:00 PM, Church

Sponsor-Candidate Meeting

Tuesday, April 20

7:00 PM, Church

Sponsor-Candidate Meeting

8 hours of participation in any of the Church ministries available through the Parish.

Parish Service Projects - TBD - waived 2020-2021