Religious Education

Religious Education

 Let the little children come to me, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.

Matthew 19:14





The following children celebrated their First Holy Communion on May 6, 2017. May God continue to bless them on their journey of faith.

Ava Baldwin
Kimberly Bishop
Kailey Bonanno
Landon Bruzzi
Victoria Garcia
Amadeus Gardner
Sally Keuper
Ava McConville
Olivia McQueen
Alexander Merlo-Zumaeta
Juliana Pilla
Sophia Pinochet
Connor Richmond
Sydney Schomber
Renzo Suarez





to our students who received First Reconciliation on April 1, 2017

Elizabeth Bergner
Ariana Bruzzi
Elizabeth Dimock
Peyton Lancaster
Angelina Marsicano
Chloe Stratman




Attention Catechists: Please return all teaching manuals as soon as you have completed your classes. You may leave them in the foyer of the office on the mailboxes.




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Congratulations to our Confirmandi 2016

Luis Amaral—Victor
Haleigh Avallone—Faith
Emily Buser—Lucy
Brenda Chaves—Bl. Renée Martin
Jillian Ciaglo—Anne
James Coffee—Peter
Rudy Conrad—Francis of Assisi
Kathleen Delaney—Emily DeRodat
Brian Dugan—Francis of Assisi
Abigail Farrell—Julianna Falconieri
Zach Fisher—Joseph
Liam Lacey—Thomas
Alicia Leno—Teresa of Avila
Talia Lent—Grace
Emily Lessa– Maria Goretti
Colin Lindner-Jeremiah of Valachia
Ian Magner-William Abbot
Becca McGee-Juliana the Merciful
Ryan Pereira-Rego—Anthony of Padua
Thomas Portelance—Michael the Archangel
Emily Prizio—Catherine of Bologna
Katherine Roche—Edna
Brandon Romero—Sebastian
Faith Rosenhagen—Jeannette
Connor Sheeran—Sebastian
Megan Sheeran—Elizabeth of Portugal
Reagan Sorenson—Catherine of Bologna
David Steele-Kimball—Sebastian
Kamryn Thibodeau—Peter
Janine Torre—Monica
Julia Venezia—Lucy
Jonathan Villaca—Peter
Olivia Wetmore—Kinga of Poland
Jenna Williams - Cecilia

Sierra Woods—Cecilia
Connor Woods - Gabriel the archangel
Carlos Alberto Gavilano—Joseph Cesar
Manuel Gavilano—John Carlos
Mauricio Gavilano—Martin
Carla Trujillo—Mother Teresa of Calcutta


Director of Religious Education:
Karen O'Donnell at (860) 355-5365 or click here to email Karen (

Our Children's Religious Education Program is for children in grades 1-10.  It is important for children to attend every year because each year builds on the previous ones.  If your child has missed a year(s), please call the Karen, Director of Religious Education, to arrange for catch-up catechesis.  

For a schedule of this year's classes, please call the Religious Education Office.


 Grades 1-5:

Blest Are We

 Grades 6-8:

Faith First

 Grades 9-10:

Givers of Life (Confirmation Prep) 


Sacraments:  All Sacramental Preparation is within the Religious Education Program.  

First Reconciliation is celebrated in April of second grade

First Eucharist is celebrated the first Saturday in May of third grade

Confirmation is celebrate on even years for tenth and eleventh graders. This year's Confirmation Date is Saturday, October 22 at 11:00am 


Spirit Week

Spirit Week is a fun-filled week each July that is filled with Bible Stories, arts and crafts, music and outdoor play and fun. The day begins with a prayer and on the last day there is a Mass and family picnic. Our campers are children in grades K-6, and counselors are children entering grade 7-12. Registration begins in June