Religious Education (1st--8th Grade)

Religious education classes are for children in 1st-8th grade and include sacramental preparation.

Sacramental preparation classes include:       

2nd Grade:  First Confession & First Holy Communion   
     Click here for important dates for parents of children making 1st Confession and/or 1st Communion.    

   First Confessions:  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 9:15 a.m.

     First Communion:  Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Mass 

8th Grade:  Confirmation      

    Confirmation: Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Church in McHenry.


Classes meet on Sunday mornings from 9:00-10:15 a.m. beginning in mid-September.

Click here for the 2016-2017 Calendar.



You may in several ways:

  • Call Lisa Sachs, the Coordinator of Religious Education, at the R. E. Office to set up a time to register:  815-678-4720.
  • Call Lisa directly at 815-451-0832 to set up a time to register.
  • Come to the Parish Office during the week from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Fill in the following forms and return with the tuition fee in to the Religious Education Office on a Sunday or to the Parish Office during the week. First grade or new students—please bring a copy of your Baptismal Certificate.
  •                    Click here to print out the 2-page registration form.  
  •                    Click here to print the Student Emergency Information sheet.


 Help needed:

Religious Education teachers and aids are needed for the 2016-2017 school year.  If you are interested, please contact Lisa Sachs at 815-451-0832. 

If interested in volunteering or if you would like more information about Religious Education please call Lisa Sachs.