Religious Education Programs

Our parish offers comprehensive programs to parishioners of different ages and need:

  • Religious Education instructs public school children in their Catholic faith throughout their years in elementary school and prepares them for the reception of the Sacraments.
  • Children’s Liturgy of the Word, for children ages 4 to 9, is presented at the Sunday Family Mass at 9 AM. Periodically the Children’s Choir performs the music at this Mass.
  • Children’s Catechumenate prepares older students for the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and First Holy Communion).
  • Gathering Sessions are informal adult meetings designed to develop the spirituality of parents and parish adults through Scripture and conversation.
  • Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)


Deacon Thomas Jorge
Director of Religious Education
Phone: 718-263-0907

Veronica McCarthy
RCIA (Rite of Catholic Initiation for Adults)
Phone: 718-268-6251, ext. *827
(leave a message in voice mailbox; calls will be returned)