Religious Education

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THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM AT  MARY, MOTHER OF MANKIND CHURCH

 

Sacramental Preparation

IT’S REGISTRATION TIME!!!!!

Registration information was emailed to families that participated in our programs last year. If your child was not part of our program last year or you did not receive an email and you would like to register them for the grade appropriate program, detailed information about the program can be found on our website: www. Also, registration and payment can be done on our website. Upon your review of the documents, should you have any questions, please contact our rectory. Children in first grade need to attend classes in order to receive the Sacrament of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist in second grade. If you have a child entering first grade in September and did not receive a registration form, call the rectory. If you have a child in first grade in Catholic School, they do not have to attend classes until second grade. Confirmation program is a two-year program. Students who are in 9th grade need to attend classes in order to receive the sacrament of Confirmation in 10th grade. If your teenager is in Catholic High School for 9th grade, they do not need to attend classes however they do need to attend classes in 10th grade. Please contact Nancy if your child will be attending Catholic High School for 9th grade

GRADES 1 - 6   EVERY  SUNDAY 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. 

GRADES 7-10  EVERY  SUNDAY 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

 

2021-2022

Mary, Mother of Mankind Religious Education Schedule

Sundays     9:00AM – 10:00AM

 

GRADES 1-6

September                                       December                                                          March

5th Labor Day                          5th                                                        6th      

12th CLASSES BEGIN               12th                                                     13th    

19th                                         19th                                                     20th

26th                                          26th   NO CLASS (Christmas)             27th

 

October                                  January                                              April

3rd                                           2nd NO CLASS (NEW YEAR)                3rd        

10th NO CLASS (COL)              9th                                                      10th  PALM SUNDAY

17th                                                16th NO CLASS (MLK)                       17th NO CLASS (EASTER) 

24th                                         23rd                                                     24th Last Class CCD Fair   

31st NO CLASS                        30th         

 

 

November                              February                                            May              

7th  NO CLASS                            6th                                                           1st First Communion 

14th                                          13th                                                     

21th                                          20th NO CLASS (Winter Break)                                     

28th NO CLASS                       27th NO CLASS (Winter Break)

 (Thanksgiving)

       

PLEASE NOTE:

- ) Classes meet on Sunday mornings from 9:00AM-10:00AM.

- ) Grades 1-6 meet every week (except for Holiday Weeks, school vacations, etc.).

- ) Please be very careful of all traffic during the drop off and pick up of your children.

- ) We ask parents to please come in to the church hall to pick up their children at 9:50am.

- ) Second grade will have their Retreat on Saturday, April 9th, and the last class will be held on

Sunday, April 24th   because First Communion will take place on SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2022 time TBA

 

WEATHER and CANCELLATIONS:

- ) In case of inclement weather we ask parents to use their judgment with bringing their children to class.

- ) We do use NBC 10 & WPRI 12 for any cancellations.

- ) In the event a class is canceled, it will not be rescheduled.

                        

2021-2022

Mary, Mother of Mankind Religious Education Schedule

Sundays      11:30AM-12:30PM

GRADES 7-10

September                             December                                           March

 5th Labor Day                           5th                                                      6th      

12th CLASSES BEGIN                12th                                                    13th    

19th                                          19th                                                     20th    

26th                                          26th  NO CLASS (Christmas)              27th

 

October                                  January                                               April

 3rd                                           2nd                                                      3rd      

10th                                             9th                                                     10th PALM SUNDAY 

17th NO CLASS                           16th NO CLASS MLK                           17th EASTER    

24th                                          23rd                                                     24th                                  

31st NO CLASS                         30th                                                        

 

November                              February                                             May               

7th NO CLASS                             6th                                                            Confirmation     TBA   

14th                                           13th                                                     

21st                                         20th NO CLASS (Winter Break)                                          

28th NO CLASS                        27th NO CLASS (Winter Break)

 (Thanksgiving)

REMINDERS:

¨   Classes meet on Sunday mornings from 11:30 am – 12:30pm.

¨   Please be mindful of all traffic when dropping off and picking up your children.

¨   Dates for the sacrament of Confirmation, rehearsal, commitment ritual and sponsor/candidate meeting have yet to be set. Notice will be given as these dates are scheduled.  Confirmation retreat date and timeTBA       CONFIRMATION DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

WEATHER and CANCELLATIONS:

- ) In case of inclement weather we ask parents to use their judgment with bringing their children to class.

- ) We do use NBC 10 & WPRI 12 for any cancellations.

- ) In the event a class is canceled, it will not be rescheduled.

FOR ALL PARENTS, CHILDREN, TEACHERS and AIDES: Special Mass on September 12, 2021 at 10:30 AM.                            

                                                                                               

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VOLUNTEERING

If you would like to volunteer with our Religious Education program, please leave your contact information with the parish office @ 401-231-3542. Our Religious Education Director for Grades 1-6, Nancy or Paul will contact you. Volunteers, especially parents, who practice their faith and are able to effectively share the knowledge of their faith with our young parishioners, are always welcome in our program. We like to keep our parishioners involved and volunteering with the Religious Education Program.

 

In order to ensure that all young people in our parish come to know God and His Church in a safe and appropriate setting, all volunteers must submit to and successfully complete a criminal background check paid for by the parish, and undergo Safe Environment Training as mandated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and in cooperation with the Diocese of Providence Office of Education and Compliance.

 

HOW TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD/ CHILDREN FOR FAITH FORMATION CLASSES

 

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Clink onto the On-Line giving on our Home page and  Select CCD and complete the information. Please include the students name on the Note section. If you have any questions, call the Parish Office at 401-231-3542 Monday-Thursday. 

 

Parents of returning students going into grades 2 through 9 may also choose to mail or drop off a check to Mary, Mother of Mankind, 25 Fourth Street, North Providence, RI 02911 in the amount of $40 for one child or $70 for two or more children. Please indicate your child's/children's names in the note portion of the check, and please contact us if any information you provided on your original registration form has changed such as names, address, phone numbers, email address, medical concerns, emergency contact info, etc

Paul Fisette-Religious Education Director Grades 1-6

Mrs. Nancy Riccitelli -Administrator of the Confirmation Program Grades 7-9