Religious Education

Director of Religious Education (DRE): Jackie Toennies

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

Phone 641-484-3039       

dbq197re@dbqarch.org

 

For the 2017/2018 Calendar click here. 

 

 2016/2017:

RE BEGINS AT SM-SUNDAYS-SEPTEMBER 11, 9:30-10:45AM FOR GRADES PRE-6TH AND WEDNESDAYS AT SP (ALL GRADES) & SM (GRADES 7TH-12TH) ON SEPTEMBER 14, 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 who submitted an email address and mailed home to SP families)                      

 

There is NO RE on the following dates:

Wednesdays: November 23, December 21, December 28, March 1;

Sundays: November 6, November 27, December 25, January 1

 

Last RE classes: SM Sunday preK-6th grade - March 19 & SM/SP Wednesday - March 22

 

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

SEPTEMBER 2016:

7 Catechist In-service at SP 6:30pm

8 Catechist In-service at SM 6:30pm

9 RE Registrations Due

11 SM Sunday RE begins 9:30-10:45am

14 - SM/SP Wednesday RE begins 6:45-8pm

18 Catechetical Sunday (Catechists recognized at Mass)

24-25 Christ Our Life Conference in Des Moines

 

 OCTOBER: SM 3rd/4th grade students carry gifts this month

2 - SM Server Training during RE

   - SM Blessing of the Animals AFTER RE at 10:45am

4   HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEACON JOE!!

5 - SP Server Training during RE

9  SM say a Rosary in the church at 9:45am (join us - all welcome to attend)

12 - SP Confirmation student/parent meeting during RE

    - SP 9th grade home visits

19 - SM Confirmation student/parent meeting during RE

26 - SP 9th grade carve pumpkins at Sunny Hill

23 - SM Reconciliation student/parent meeting at 9:30am

26 - SP Reconciliation student/parent meeting at 6:45pm

 

NOVEMBER: SM 5th grade students carry gifts this month

2 - All Souls Day

  - SM Jr. High/High School set up for Fall Dinner

  - SP Rosary in the church at 7:00pm (join us - all are welcome)

6 - Turn clocks back 1 hour

  - SM Fall Dinner - NO RE

9 SP First Reconciliation session with (older than 2nd) grade students

12 SJ & SPS Recognize Reconciliation & Confirmation Students at Mass

13 SM & SP Recognize Reconciliation & Confirmation Students at Mass

19 YOUTH JAM in Waterloo for Jr. High students - anyone interested!!!???

23 NO RE: Thanksgiving Break

24 THANKSGIVING

27 NO RE: Thanksgiving Break / First Sunday of Advent

30 SP 9th grade wrap pictures at Sunny Hill

 

DECEMBER: SM 6th grade students carry gifts this month

4  - 2nd Sunday of Advent

    - SM St. Nick surprise!

7 - SM First Reconciliation 6:15 pm

   - SM Confirmation interviews

   - Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe

11  3rd Sunday of Advent

14 - SP First Reconciliation 6:15pm

    - SP St. Nick surprise!

18  4th Sunday of Advent

21/28 SM/SP (Wednesday) NO RE: Christmas Break

25 SM (Sunday) NO RE: MERRY CHRISTMAS!

 

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

1  NO RE: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

8 SM Epiphany program after Mass

11 & 18 SP Confirmation interviews

25 SP Confirmation pre-practice during RE

 

 FEBRUARY: SM 10th grade carry gifts this month

1 SM Confirmation pre-practice during RE

5 Super Bowl!

12 Confirmation Practice with sponsors after 10:30am Mass at SP 

19 Confirmation Mass 10:30am at SP

28 FAT TUESDAY!

 

MARCH: SM 9th grade carry gifts this month

1 ASH WEDNESDAY - NO RE

3 SP Senior Scholarship information mailed home

11 SJ & SPS Recognize First Communion students at Mass

12 SM & SP Recognize First Communion students at Mass

   - Daylight Savings (spring clocks forward)

18 - SJ Auction & Soup Supper

19 - SM (Sunday) LAST RE CLASS

 22 - SM/SP (Wednesday) LAST RE CLASS

    -SP First Communion practice during RE

    - SP Knight's sponsored hotdog picnic

26 SM Lenten Program

  

APRIL: SM 2nd grade carry gifts this month

1  SP First Communion Mass at 3:00pm

1  SJ First Communion Mass at 5:30pm

2  SM First Communion Mass at 8:30am

7  SP Senior Scholarship Applications Due

8  SJ/SPS process in at Mass with Palms

9  SM/SP process in at Mass with Palms

13 HOLY THURSDAY

14 GOOD FRIDAY

15 EASTER VIGIL

16 EASTER!

29  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FATHER MIKE!

 

MAY:

7 SJ/SM Senior Mass & Reception

13 SJ Senior Mass & Reception

14 - Mothers Day

   - SM/SP May Crowning

   - Belle Plaine Baccaleureate

21 - Belle Plaine & South Tama Graduation

 

 

JULY:

10-13 Vacation Bible School