Religious Education

Summer Vacation Bible School

Mark your calendars to join us for our summer Vacation Bible School July 29-31 from 9-11:30 a.m. daily.  The theme is “Awesome God” and those who are completing grades K-3 {grades 1-4, Fall 2019} are welcome to attend.  Each day there will be music, games, a story, craft and snack.  The cost is $40 per child and scholarships are available.   Registrations along with payment are due by Monday, July 22.  High school youth & adults interested in helping are encouraged to contact Director of Faith Formation, Shannon Duffy at redirector@stthomasmoreic.com

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2019-20 Religious Education Classes K-8.

Early Bird Registration is now available for 2019-20 Religious Education Classes until July 15, 2019.

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Please prayerfully consider helping our youth grow in their faith by volunteering to be a catechist, team catechist, catechist assistant, or a substitute.  There are opportunities available at each grade level (K – 8th grade) and stipends will be available.  All of our volunteers must complete a background check and online Safe Environment Training.

Please contact the Religious Education Department at 319-337-4231 or reoffice@stthomasmoreic.com for more information or to volunteer! 

 

Reconciliation Information Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdHl5CEsTas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy0xSo1JnWs 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ib8pzvnnL20

 

 

First Eucharist/First Reconciliation Information

Registered Parish Families of 2nd graders seeking to receive the Sacrament of First Eucharist need to be enrolled in St. Thomas More Religious Education Classes or Regina Elementary Education Center.  Please contact Mr. Shannon Duffy, Director of Religious Education in the Religious Education Office for further information.  Email:  redirector@stthomasmoreic.com  Phone:  319-337-4231

Guidelines for First Reconciliation and First Communion include:

  • Family is registered as St. Thomas More parishioners.
  • Child's baptismal certificate must be provided. If the child was baptized at St. Thomas More, we have their record. Otherwise, parents need to contact the parish where their child was baptized.
  • Child must be receiving religious education either through being a student at Regina Elementary or by attending St. Thomas More religious education classes, or Tri-Parish religious education classes

 

 We offer Religious Education Classes as follows:

Sunday Mornings between Masses: 9:45-10:45 am Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Monday Evenings: 6:30-7:30 pm Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Wednesday Afternoons: 4:00-5:00 pm Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Wednesday Evenings: 7:00-8:15 pm 6th - 8th Grade

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St. Thomas More Parish Religious Education Program serves grades K-8.  Classes are held weekly from September-April. Fantastic, faith-filled volunteer catechists and catechist assistants lead the students on their journey to grow in Catholic faith through prayer and service, as well as through the Finding God (Loyola Press) textbook series.

For information please contact Mr. Shannon Duffy, Director of Religious Education.  

Email: redirector@stthomasmoreic.com   Phone:  319-337-4231

 

New catechists and assistants are always welcome for classes!  Please consider becoming a part of this important ministry for our parish children.

 

 

You will grow in your faith as you share it with others!