Religious Education

Director of Religious Education (DRE): Jackie Toennies

RE office is at St. Patrick Church, 900 Park St., Tama

Phone 641-484-3039       

j.toennies@dbqarch.org

 

 2018/2019:

RE BEGINS AT SM & SP ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 6:45-8PM

RE Registration:  Registration forms, liability waivers and class schedules are available at all churches and in the SM/SP office. (forms were emailed to all families who submitted an email address and mailed home to SP families)                      

 

There is NO RE on the following dates:

Wednesdays: October 31, November 21, December 26, January 2, March 6

 

Last RE classes: March 27

  

2018-19 CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

SEPTEMBER:

5 Catechist In-service at SP 6:30pm

6 Catechist In-service at SM 6:30pm

7 RE Registrations Due

12 - RE begins 6:45-8pm

16 Catechetical Sunday (Catechists recognized at Mass)

19 RE

26 RE

   -SP Family Fun Night 6:30-8pm

29-30 Christ Our Life Conference in Des Moines

 

 OCTOBER: SM 3rd grade students carry gifts this month

3 RE

     - SM & SP Server Training during RE

     - SM & SP Blessing of the Animals BEFORE RE at 6:30pm

4   HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEACON JOE!!

10 RE

17 RE

24 RE

   - SP 9th grade carve pumpkins at Sunny Hill

 31 NO RE - Happy Halloween! 

 

NOVEMBER: SM 4th grade students carry gifts this month

 4 - Turn clocks back 1 hour

  - SM Fall Dinner 

7 RE 

14 RE

21 NO RE: Thanksgiving Break

22 THANKSGIVING

28 RE

 

DECEMBER: SM 5th & 6th grade students carry gifts this month

5  RE

     - St. Nick Surprise!

     - SM BINGO at Care Center

12 RE

     - SP First Reconciliation 6:15 pm

     - Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe

19 RE

     - SM First Reconciliation 6:15pm

26  NO RE - Christmas Break

 

JANUARY: SM 7th/8th grade carry gifts this month

1  HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2 NO RE

6 SM Epiphany program after 8:30am Mass

9 RE

16 RE

23 RE

30 RE

 

 FEBRUARY: SM 9th grade carry gifts this month

3 Super Bowl!

6 RE

13 RE

     -Confirmation Practice with sponsors during RE (6:45-8pm) at SP 

17 CONFIRMATION  MASS 10:30am at SP

20 RE

27 RE

 

MARCH: SM 2nd grade carry gifts this month

1 SP Senior Scholarship information mailed home

6 NO RE - ASH WEDNESDAY

10 Daylight Savings Time - move clocks forward

13 RE

16 SJ Recognize First Communion students at Mass

17 SM/SP & SPS Recognize First Communion students at Mass

20 RE

24 SM First Communion practice after 8:30am Mass

27 SM/SP LAST RE CLASS

    -SP First Communion practice during RE

    - SP Knight's sponsored hotdog picnic

30 SJ FIRST COMMUNION

31 SM FIRST COMMUNION 8:30am MASS

     SP FIRST COMMUNION 10:30am MASS

 

  

APRIL: SM Seniors grade carry gifts this month

 3 SM Lenten Program

12  SP Senior Scholarship Applications Due

14  SP/SPS process in at Mass with Palms

18 HOLY THURSDAY

19 GOOD FRIDAY

20 EASTER VIGIL

21 EASTER!

28 SM Senior Mass & Reception

29  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FATHER MIKE!

 

MAY:

5 SP Senior Mass & Reception

12 - Mothers Day

   - SM/SP May Crowning

  19 - Belle Plaine & South Tama Graduation

 

 JULY:

8-11 Vacation Bible School