In Sacred Scripture, the Church constantly finds her nourishment and her strength, for she welcomes it not as a human word, “but as what it really is, the word of God.” “In the sacred books, the Father who is in heaven comes lovingly to meet his children, and talks with them.”
– Catechism of the Catholic Church
Religious Education at Risen Christ begins in kindergarten and continues through 5th grade, with the choice of attending class on Sundays from noon to 1:10 p.m. or Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. Our curriculum seeks to instill knowledge and love of the faith while encouraging deep and personal relationships with Christ that evolve with the students’ development.
Students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades participate in a hybrid program that still provides curriculum while also introducing small groups and providing fun experiences to encourage the development of healthy, Catholic friendships. Middle school meets on Wednesdays only from 6:30 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. For students who have not yet been confirmed, weekly participation is expected, in addition to attendance at sacramental preparation workshops. Please see the confirmation page for more information.
Students in 9th through 12th grades are invited to attend a monthly youth group on Monday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to about 8:00 p.m. There will be something fun, something interesting to talk about, and always, always Bring your friends — Catholic or not — and come hang out.
“Faith Seeking Understanding” – This weekly evening class presents the entire range of Catholic doctrine in a cursory manner; serves as both RCIA catechesis and adult education; runs from late August to early May.
Becoming Catholic is one of life’s most profound and joyous experiences. Some are blessed enough to receive this great gift while they are infants, and, over time, they recognize the enormous grace that has been bestowed on them…