Confirmands and High School students are invited to serve in various parish ministries. Upcoming events include assisting in Religious Education classes, Noah’s Ark Ministry, and Gathering Sundays. Parents are asked to contact the RE Office to register their child as a volunteer.
Details regarding registration for current enrolled families, returning for the new year, families new to the RE Program, and the Summer Intensive Program, are found on the Registration and Resources page. Please note, new time for registration on Sunday, April 7th - 12:00noon to 1:00pm.
Parents are to drive slowly and cautiously in an effort to be careful of children and adults entering and exiting the school building. Please park in designated spaces only. With increased enrollment, we recommend parents park in the Rite Aid parking lot or along Prospect Avenue. Crossing guards are provided during the 4pm session to assist in crossing Main Street and Prospect Avenue.
Registration for families currently enrolled and returning for the new year begins on Sunday, April 7, 12:00noon to 1:00pm in the Heritage House for the Summer Intensive Program. Registration forms will be available at that time. Summer Intensive Program dates are July 15 through July 26. Registration will continue Monday through Friday, April 8th to 12. Registration for families new to the Religious Education Program begins on Monday, July 3. Please contact the RE Office with any concerns or questions.
Prayer Service held in the Church, 4:15pm to 4:45pm, with Fr. Jack presiding. Students report to / are dismissed from the school building. Children are asked to bring canned food donations to class throughout the month of November for local feed families in need. Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity!
On Sunday, October 14, grade 7 and 8 confirmands from the Religious Education Program, OLGC School, along with members of the Parish Youth Group, traveled to the “Year of Youth Fest” in Mahahawkin. Bishop O’Connell celebrated a vibrant Mass, followed by games, music, food, and a diocesan-wide youth talent show! Visit our photo gallery!
Teen volunteers, grade 7 and high school, are invited to assist at the various family breakfasts: Saturday, September 15 (for grade 2 families), Saturday, September 22, (for grade 7 families), and Saturday, September 29 (for grade 8 families). Please contact the RE Office to volunteer.
Annual Catechists' Planning Meetings are held on Tuesday, September 4, 7pm (catechists grades 1-6) and Wednesday, September 5, 7pm (catechists grades 7-8) and Thursday, September 6 (catechists for Children's Initiation). Dr. Dix leads with theological presentation and updates to policies and procedures.
John Collins, Catechist Trainer and Consultant, Sadlier Religion Publications, returns to OLGC to present: "Engaging Parents in Faith Formation: It’s About “Building Parental Capacity” The day begins with 9:00am Mass in the Chapel, includes brunch in the cafeteria, followed by John's presentation. Fee for OLGC Parishioners is paid by the parish. Please RSVP to the RE Office.
Thank you to all who came to register on Sunday, April 29! The Summer Program is fully registered! Class assignments have been mailed to parents on June 27.
Thank you to the strong outpouring of teen volunteers to assist in the Summer Intensive Program! We are fully registered with teen helpers!! All who have registered have been assigned to classrooms, and details have been mailed to parents. Any additional volunteers are invited to assist at the August 1st Catechists Workshop.
Catechists teaching in the Summer Intensive Program come together to review details and particulars of this year's program. Sessions led by Dr. Dix and are held at 1pm and 7pm. Summer Catechists are asked to RSVP to the RE Office with time they are attending.
Due to our strong registration, we are seeking a grade 1 lead teacher and and second and fifth grade assistant for the summer intensive program.
Training, support and resources are provided. For more information, please contact Dr. Linda Dix, Director in the Religious Education Office. email@example.com
Fall and Home Study Program: Early Registration: Monday through Friday, April 30 to May 4, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Forms are available on the Registration Page and in Heritage House . $25 discount per family. Registration continues throughout the summer. The Summer Intensive Program is fully registered.