Religious Education

The parish is the center of faith formation for Catholics. Every person in your pews, every Catholic in your parish community…child or adult…is on their own journey toward Christ and a life of discipleship.

Frequently Asked Questions 23-24:

  • What should I bring to register my child?
    • Birth Certificate, Sacrament Certificates if applicable (Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist, etc.) & payment (exact cash or check only)
  • When can I register?
    • Returning Students can register beginning June 5th, 2023. All non-returning registrations will open up July 1st, 2023.
    • Drop ins are welcome but appointments are encouraged to ensure there is someone available when you arrive.
    • Both online & in person registration will be available.
  • When do classes begin for the 23-24 year?
    • Wednesday classes begin: Wednesday, Septmeber 20th 
    • Sunday classes begin: Sunday, September 24th
  • My children's schedule doesn't fit their class schedule what options are there so my child doesn't fall behind Sacramentally?
    • Home School options are available for those who are unable to commit to our class schedules. Please see the schedule on the right hand side --->
    • This program requires the parent to be the teacher in home and to ensure all teachings are comprehended. Students receive textbook, syllabus and additional worksheets/activities. Students must turn in work each unit (about 5-8 weeks).
  • How many years is the 1st Communion Program?
    • 2 years (1 year = September to May)
    • For more information visit our 1st Communion Tab.
  • How old must students be in order to begin the 1st Communion Program?
    • 7 years old or 2nd grade
  • How many years is the Youth Confirmation Program?
    • 2 years (1 year = September to May)
    • For more information visit our Youth Confirmation Tab.
  • How old must students be in order to begin Youth Confirmation?
    • At least 14 years old
      • Students must be 16 by April 1st of the year they are expected to be confirmed. 
  • Does St. Joseph the Worker offer additional faith formation for those who are up to date on their sacraments?
    • Absolutely! We are pleased to offer faith formation for children 2nd grade to 12th grade as well as Adult Faith Formation Classes.
    • For students in Kindergarten and 1st Grade we will begin offering Children's Liturgy of the Word at the 9:45am Mass on September 24th, 2024. 
  • What are the tuition fees and what do they cover?
    • 1 student = $85, 2 students = $135, 3+ students = $175
    • Late fee (after Sept. 1st, 2023) = $25
    • Out of Parish Registration Fee = $40
    • Tuition fees cover all materials and supplies for class including textbooks (retreat fees are separate)
  • What are the retreat fees for 23-24 year?
    • 1st Confession Retreat: Saturday, February 24th, 2024: $15
    • Youth Confirmation Year 1 & 2: Friday, March 1st to Sunday, March 3rd, 2024: $150
    • 1st Communion Retreat: Saturday, April 13th, 2024: $15




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Monday to Thursday 8:00am to 2:00pm

Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm


23-24 Class Schedule

Wednesdays 6pm to 7:15pm: (Beginning Wendesday, September 20th) Youth Confirmation (9th to 12th Grade), 4th to 8th Grade Faith Formation

Wednesdays 5:30pm to 7:15pm: (Beginning Wednesday, September 20th) Adult Confirmation & R.C.I.A. 

Sundays 11am to 12:15pm: (Beginning Sunday, September 24th) 1st Confession & 1st Communion Prep. (2nd-8th Grade), R.C.I.C.

NEW: Children's Liturgy of the Word (CLOW): Beginning on September 24th at the 9:45am Mass

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