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    2019 Parent Letter

     

    REGISTRATION for 2019-2020 Classes is CLOSED
    REGISTRACIONES PARA 2019-2020 CERRADAS
     
    Call the Religious Ed Office to request 2019 First Communion and Confirmation Certificates
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    Bring in your payments for all classes before September 9. Late fees of $10 per class will be issued after September 9.
    Recuerde que los cargos por pagos atrasados se implantaran un saldo en adicion de su balance despues del 9 de septiembre.
     
    Bring in copies of your child's birth and baptism certificates, if you haven't already done so.
    Traiga una copia del certificado de bautismo y el certificado de nacimiento de su hijo, si aun no lo ha hecho.
     
    Mandatory General Meeting for all Parents and Students registered for 2019-2020 classes
    AUGUST 25, 2019, at 11:30 AM in the chapel
    Es muy importante que TODOS LOS PADRES asistan a esta reunion CON TODOS SUS HIJOS REGISTRADOS.
    Encuentro 25 de AGOSTO, a las 11:30 a.m. - en la Capilla
     
    2019-2020 Classes begin
    Sunday, September 8 for all Confirmation and Post Communion(English) 11:30am
    and
    Wednesday, September 11 for all First Reconciliation/Communion at 5:30pm

     
     

    CLICK HERE for the Religious Education Handbook (Bilingual)
    Please read the Handbook carefully.

     

    Haga clic aquí para el manual de educación religiosa (bilingüe)
    Por favor lea atentamente el manual.

     

    Classes offered at St. Thomas Aquinas

     

    Weekly Religious Education Classes on Sundays
     
    Weekly Religious Education Classes for all baptized children (Kindergarten through 12th grades), run September through May on Sundays.

    If your child (7 and older) has not been baptized please contact the office; 435-752-1478 ext. 104 for Lorena Rodriguez.

     
     
     

    Weekly Sacrament Classes on Mondays and Wednesdays
     
    Weekly Sacrament Classes are for all baptized children and they run September through May on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

    First Reconciliation/First Communion
    These classes are for 2nd - 7th grades. Children take these classes in addition to their Sunday Weekly Religious Education Classes.
    SEE RECONCILIATION/COMMUNION REQUIREMENTS BELOW
     
    Confirmation
    These classes are for 8th - 12th grades. If your student (8th - 12th) is in need of Communion Prep as well as Confirmation, then that student will also need to attend a Sunday class.
    SEE CONFIRMATION REQUIREMENTS BELOW

    If your child (7 and older) has not been baptized please contact the office; 435-752-1478 ext. 104 for Lorena Rodriguez.

     
     

    Registration for 2019-2020
    (For First Communion, Confirmation, and General Formation)

    Sunday, May 5, 2019: 11:30am - 4:30pm
    Monday, May 6, 2019: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    By appointment May 7 - 12. For an appointment, call 435-752-1478 ext. 106 or 109 for Linda Diaz or Nicole Held.

    - Parent must bring a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate and Baptismal Certificate to Registration.
    - Registration will not be complete until Parents and Students sign a Religious Education Commitment Letter.

     
     

    Fees for 2019 - 2020
    - K/1 grade -$30 per class + $8 for (Bible in English) + $20 for (Bible in Spanish)
     
    First Reconciliation/Communion - $90 + $8 for (Bible in English) + $20 for (Bible in Spanish)
     
    Confirmation - $60 + $8 for (Bible in English) + $20 for (Bible in Spanish)
     
    10% discount for multiple classes if paid in full at registration
     
    Late fee of $10 will be added if payment not received before classes begin in September
     
    Check or Cash preferred
     
    No child will be turned away because of cost. Please let us know of any family hardships or need of tuition assistance.

     

     

    Class Times
     
    Sundays in English: 11:30am - 12:45pm
     
    Sundays in Spanish: 2:30p - 3:45pm
     
    Confirmation: Sundays 11:30am - 12:45pm
     
    2nd-11th grades First Reconciliation/First Communion: Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:45pm
     

     

     

     

     

    Requirements for Reconciliation/Communion:
    - Must be in 2nd - 12th grade
    - Weekly Sunday AND weekday class attendance
    - Weekly Mass attendance on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation
    - Basic Catholic Prayer knowledge
    - Must be baptized
    - In our diocese, no Sponsor is required.


    Requirements to be confirmed:
    - Must be in 8th-12th grade
    - 15 hours or more of Community Service
    - Weekly Mass attendance on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation
    - Weekly Confirmation Class attendance
    - Basic Catholic Prayer knowledge
    - Must be baptized
    - Must have had First Communion (or is registered to attend Sunday Communion class in addition to Confirmation class)
    - All Sponsor requirements must be handed in by 30 days after classes begin.

    Sponsor Requirements for Confirmation:
    - Willing to be involved during entire process.
    - Only one Sponsor, male or female, is needed.
    - May not be immediate family - not parents or siblings
    - Must be 18 years of age or older - Must be a Catholic who: has celebrated all the sacraments of initiation; lives a life consistent with the role being undertaken; if married, has been married in the Church; has the intention of fulfilling the role in a serious and conscientious manner; and is not under any impediment of Canon Law