Coordinator:  Mrs. Barbara Regan, CRE
560 Lincoln Avenue, 10306        (718) 351-2119
E-mail:  mmaryrectoryreled1@verizon.net.

With great joy, we welcome our children enrolled in the Religious Education program.  
We want to tell them that Jesus Himself is calling them to learn more about Him and His
great love for them.  He said, “Let the children come to me.”  We pray that God imparts
His blessing upon our Religious Education children - upon each and everyone of them.  
May they stay close to God.  

We want to thank their parents for their interest in and concern for the Christian upbringing of their children.  
On the day of their child’s baptism, they were told that “they are the first teachers of their child in the ways of
faith.”  We ask the parents to nurture at home whatever Christian education their children learn in the Religious
Education.

We also ask them to come with their children to Sunday Mass and join the faith-community of St. Christopher -
St. Margaret Mary’s in worship.  Coming to Sunday worship is one of the best ways of affirming and sustaining
the Christian formation of the children.  Remember the wise saying:  “The Family that prays together, stays together.”

A word about our Catechists whose generosity of volunteer service is most admirable.  They should be called the
“evangelizers of the young” by their zeal and devotion to teach the children the gospel of Jesus and the doctrines
of His Church.  Under Mrs. Barbara Regan as  Coordinator, our Religious Education program has our full support
and that of the whole parish.  God bless!"

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2016-2017 Registration
Classes for the 2016-2017 semester are held at St. Margaret Mary’s Dongan Hall classrooms (lower level of the Church).  
By joining forces there are more Catechists allowing for a Wednesday Class option or a Sunday Class option.

We accept children who have already been baptized from Grade 1 to Grade 8.

1st Penance is made in level 2, 1st Communion in level 2 and Confirmation in level 8.  
Our program is a continuing education program which builds on each previous year’s
curriculum; therefore, it is important that students remain in the program throughout.

For those who have reached the age of 7 and have not been baptized or have reached
Grade 4 and have no religious education we have a separate program for them.

For additional information and/or a tour of the facilities, please contact Mrs. Barbara Regan
at (718) 351-2119 or via e-mail: mmaryrectoryreled1@verizon.net.

Memorandums:
Registration Memorandum To Renewing Students   ...............   Registration Memorandum To New Students
General Registration Information Memorandum
Curriculum Memorandum
Forms:
Student Registration Form
Student Emergency Form

2016-2017 Registration Fee:
Registration Fee is due the first week of August.
In Parish : 1 child ... $150          2 children ... $200          3 /more children ... $250
This includes the Book Fee.

Those needing to set up a payment schedule please contact Mrs. Barbara Regan at (718) 351-2119.

2016-2017 Classes Start:
Religious Education Wednesday Classes begin on September 21.  The Sunday classes start on September 25.
Classes will be held in
St. Margaret Mary’s Dongan Hall Classrooms (lower level of the Church).

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This is especially important during times when the forecast is for bad weather.

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Adult Information
Any adult seeking more information about the Catholic Faith please join us at 7:00pm in
the Dongan Hall Meeting Room (lower level of the church). Please use the rear door,
via the parking lot.

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2015-2016 Class Schedule and Sacramental Dates
Confirmation  …  Was received on Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 4:00pm in St. Christopher Church.
This will included the children from St. Christopher School and
St. Christopher-St. Margaret Mary Religious Education Program.

First Eucharist  …  The Archdiocese has encouraged us to celebrate the sacrament in each church.  
  • St. Christopher-St. Margaret Mary Religious Education Program children from the
    St. Christopher Churchcommunity:
  • Practiced on Thursday, May 5th at 4:00pm in St. Christopher Church.
  • Received their First Eucharist on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at 12:00noon in St. Christopher Church.
  • St. Christopher-St. Margaret Mary Religious Education Program children from the St. Margaret Mary Church
    community:
  • Practiced Thursday, May 12th at 4:00pm in St. Margaret Mary Church
  • Received their First Eucharist on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 11:00am in St. Margaret Mary Church.

First Reconciliation  …  Was received on Saturday, February 27th at 11:00am in St. Christopher Church.  

Please contact Mrs. Regan if there are any questions concerning the Sacramental Schedule for the Religious Education Program.

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