SAINT MICHAEL'S CCD:
Confraternity of Christian Doctrine
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.
Attention CCD Parents for 2014/2015
Your Welcome letter and calendar for the year will be mailed out the first week of September. CCD will start for Tuesday students on September 23rd from 4-5 and Sunday students on September 28th for 10-11. Please make sure you read your Welcome letter and all the information it includes.
**Please make sure your child is attending all classes in December. The children are reviewing and will be taking their midterms this month.
Last Day of CCD for Tuesday is:
Tues, Dec 16th returning on Jan 6th.
Last Day of CCD for Sunday is:
Sun, Dec 21st returning on Jan 4th.
Home Study Parents for 2014/2015:
Your Welcome letter and Home Study guidelines will also be mailed the first week of September. Home Study pick up date for materials will be on Sunday, October 5th at the Deal School from 10:30-11. Please mark your calendar now!!!
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
Dear Home Study Families:
Just a quick letter to make sure that you are taking the time each week to complete your chapter and activity book. It’s very important that you keep up with your assignments so that you do not fall behind. This is the perfect time to catch up if you must during your Christmas vacation. Remember you must complete your activity book and take the proper tests in order to advance to the next grade. Your mid-term will be ready to take on the computer or mailed if you are not online the first week of January.
If you are having any problems or concerns please call me at 732-483-0360 ext.10
Thank you and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Director of Religious Education
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