Our parish religious education program exists primarily to support you in your role of primary educators in the faith of your children. Our religious education program is a continuous process from PreSchool through Confirmation and High School. It is not just Sacramental preparation.
Pre-Kindergarten - 4th Grade: Sunday mornings at 9:30am*
*All 9:30 am Sunday classes conclude with the children entering the church to celebrate the Liturgy of the Eucharist with the parish family of St. Denis. All parents are expected to be in the church to meet their children.
5th & 6th Grade: Sunday 10:30am - 11:30am
7th & 8th Grade and above are Confirmation Preparation
Throughout the year there will be special social and service event opportunities for our 6th-8th Graders. There are camps, retreats, and other special events available during the summer months, as well. Watch the weekly bulletin for more details.
Students in Pre-K through 6th Grade classes will be using materials published by
Pflaum Publishing Company. Their website includes a section for parents and children.
7th & 8th Grade use a combination of materials from the Center for Ministry Development
and Loyola Press.
Safe Environment Training
All religious education students are taught personal safety rules appropriate for their age level.
All catechists complete an online training course entitled "Recognize, Report and Prevent Child Abuse" and undergo a background evaluation.