2023-2024 Religious Education

This year, religious formation classes will once again be held weekly in-person in the St. Mark school building.  Classes will begin October 3, 4 and 5.  After registering below, please arrive on your chosen day for the first day of class.

Religious Education Calendar

In-Person Classes:

Grades 1-6 will meet weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm. Parents may select the day that best fits their child’s schedule.

Grade 7 or above (Confirmation Prep) will meet weekly on Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm.

Grade 8 or older students who have made their Confirmation are encouraged to attend Senior Youth Group on Sundays, 7:00-8:30pm (more below).

Students in grade 7 (Confirmation prep) must complete 15 hours of parish or community service (uncompensated) over the course of the school year as a requirement for Confirmation.  Regular attendance at Jr. Youth Group meetings and service events will satisfy 10 of these service hours.  Additionally, Confirmation prep students must attend at least two JYG Edge Nights between October and May (though they are invited and encouraged to attend them all!).

In Parish: $105 for one child, $185 for two and $240 for three or more.
Out of Parish: $155 for one child, $285 for two and $390 for three or more.
Sacraments: An additional fee of $35 per child will be assessed for students in grades 2 and 7 for sacramental preparation.

Contact Patricia Nettleton in the Religious Education Office for more information at (203) 257-8342 or pnettleton@stmarkstfd.org
Contact Jared Forcier for questions regarding Youth Group or Flocknote at jared@stmarkyouthgroup.org.

Registration:

Online Registration Diocesan Consent & Release Payment Voucher

 

Youth Group:

Students in grades 6 and 7 are invited and encouraged to join our Junior Youth Group.  JYG meets Thursday nights from October to May, and is a place where youth can come together to build friendships, have fun and grow in their faith.  JYG combines social activities, service opportinities, small group discussions and fellowship to provide youth with a unique experience they are sure to enjoy.  It’s a great opportunity to put our faith into action, while having fun and making friendships to last a lifetime.  There is no cost to participate in Youth Group, and all youth are welcome regardless of which school or church they attend.

We also offer a Senior Youth Group (SYG) for students in grades 8-12, which meets Sunday nights year-round.

New members are always welcome in both groups.

Sign Up for JYG/SYG Youth Group Web Page