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Confraternity of Christian Doctrine


Mission Statement

The Office of Religious Education of St. Michael's Church will enable people to grow in the knowledge og God through increased understanding of the Bible and basic techings of the Roman Catholic Church, to respond to God's love expressed through Jesus Christ by meaningful participation in the sacraments, and to grow in fellowship and discipleship as they are encouraaged to discover and use their spiritual gifts in the service of one another and the world.


Elementary School Programs

 Formal instuctions for baptized children at St. Michael's at the same age when children ordinarily begin school.

The success of the progarm depends on the cooperation of the parents, children, and volunteer teachers and administrators.

Volunteers provide approximately 24 hours of instruction during the academic year. ( September thru March)

Parents are expected to reinforce learning at home, primarily by reviewing the lessons with the children, practicng prayers etc.

Children are expected to cooperate with the learning process by regular attendance, preparation, and appropriate behavior.

Registration forms are completed each year so that records are accurate.

Classes are available for children in grades 1-7.

First Penance and First Eucharist are ordinarily celebrated in Grade 2.

Confirmation is ordinarily celebrated in Grade 8.


Home Study Finals

Final Exams are now posted. Click on your grade below to take the exam.

Before your being answering the questions enter your name and the code number you were given at the beginning of the year in the space provided.


Grade 1     Grade 2     Grade 3     Grade 4     Grade 5     Grade 6     Grade 7


It's that time of year again!!!! VBS time!!!

If you are interested in volunteering to help with our VBS program this year and you are between the ages of 12-100 please call Patty at 732-483-0360 ext 10. for more information.
VBS will be held on July 21st- July 25th. 9:30am-12:00pm. 

I would like to take this time to thank all of my CCD teachers, teachers aides and parents for a wonderful successful year. I am so proud of our Religious Education program and the dedication that each and everyone of my teachers bring to the program.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything!!!

Sincerely yours

 Patty Chavez


Attention All Home Study Families:

I hope you have set time aside each week to complete your chapter and your activity book. Finals will be ready to take on the computer or will be mailed to your home the first week of April. Please if you have fallen behind this is a good time to catch up to be ready to take your final. Also remember you must hand in your completed activity book in order to advance to the next grade level. You will receive in the mail all of the information that you will need to complete the year. Any questions please call the office, email or text me.


Re-registration for the 2014/2015 will be coming in the mail very soon. Please watch your mail and fill it out as soon as possible!!!!

If you child will be entering the 1st grade in Septem- ber and you are a registered parishioner of St. Mi- chael's it is now time to register your child for CCD. Please call the office if you are new to the program for a registration form at 732-483-3060 ext.10. 


Parents please make sure that you are making a commitment to your child’s religious education.  Children are expected to be present at each class session.  If your child is ill or will be absent for another reason please notify the teacher or myself, and they will be required to make up any work that they have missed.

If a child is out more then 5 times in a semester you will be asked to go on Home Study.  Children are expected to be prepared for class each week with their books and writing implements. Please check your child’s folder each week for any information that may be from the teacher or myself. It should be all of our hopes that religious education be a top priority in the lives of our children since they are the future of our Catholic faith.


2014-2015 Re-Registration Information and Forms

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is ONLY for parishioners of St. Michael's Church

Home Study Guidelines

See below for HomeStudy Mid Term Exams


You must set time aside each week to complete your chapters and activity book. This will ensure that your child will not fall behind. Please give your child any assistance they need.

If your child has a problem with one of the activities in his/her activity book just tell them to skip over it and mark it with an X so that I know they did not understand it.

You are given a code number at the top of this letter please keep it handy. IF YOU ARE WORKING ONLINE you will need your code so that our home study coordinator can identify each student. You just click on your grade and follow the directions it’s that easy!

There are approximately 14 weeks in the fall semester ending in December. At that time your midterm will be on the computer for you to take. If you are not working on the computer it will be mailed to your home and you will return it back.

Please also go over your grade requirements they are enclosed or on the computer.

At the end of the semester in April your final will be on the computer or mailed. Please make sure that you keep your activity book up to date, IT MUST BE TURNED IN AT THE END OF THE YEAR IN ORDER TO ADVANCE TO THE NEXT GRADE LEVEL NO EXCUSES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

If you have any questions or concerns during the year please do not hesitate to call me at 483-0360 ext. 10.


Patty Chavez

Religious Education Coordinator


Click on your Grade to proceed:

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