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Religious Education 2017-07-10T16:03:09+00:00

Classes for 2017-2018 will be held at Holy Angels on Sundays from 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. with Mass following at 10:30 a.m.  Grades 9 and 10 will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation together with Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish in November 2018.

2017-2018 Registration Form

Letter from Fr. Symolon

Welcome New Catechists!

Kathy Santoro – Grade 2
Pat Schiffer  –  Grades K&1


Religious Education Classes

Grades K-10 meet on Sundays from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m., September through April. Sacrament instruction for Reconciliation is offered in grade 2, First Communion in grade 3, and Confirmation studies in grades 9 and 10.

Community Service Hours:

CCD students are asked to complete Community Service Hours as part of their studies in our program. Community Service Hours can be earned by helping at Parish events, participating in Mass, or volunteering for another organization. Students can print this form and return it to the Religious Education Office for Hours completed outside of the church.

Contact Information:

Deanell Fraser
phone – (203) 235-3822
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Community Service Hour Form

Meriden Roman Catholic Special Religious Education Program

Grades K-10

The Religious Education program provides formal religious instruction for children in grades K through 10 who attend public schools. The programs are in accord with the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the National Catechetical Directory and other documents published by the Bishops of the United States. This instruction provides opportunities to learn about God, to celebrate the sacraments together, to develop a caring attitude for the people in our neighborhoods and the world, and to build community within the parish.  Opportunities for Community Service Hours are available in this regard.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.)

Any person with no active church affiliation who is interested in becoming a Catholic is invited to take part in the catechumenate. This process is designed to familiarize inquirers with the life and message of Jesus Christ. Sessions usually begin in early fall to give a general overview of the Faith. These are followed by a period of more formal presentations on Catholic doctrine and practice. Those who wish to become members of the Church prepare themselves through prayer and reflection on the scriptures. Most often, reception into the Catholic Church is celebrated during the Easter Vigil.

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Click for a printable General Information Sheet or for more detailed information, please contact the Pastor, the Director of Religious Education or the office.