RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS


NEEDED: We are presently looking for a 9th Grade Religious Educa-tion Teacher. If anyone is interested in volunteering for this ministry, please contact Sr. Linda.
• TEEN HOLY HOUR – Next Sunday, November 14, our Junior High and High School Students will have a Teen Holy Hour from 6-7:00 p.m. with Praise and Worship and a homily and service led by Fr. Jozef. A Special Social Supper will be provided by the Parish Association fol-lowing the Holy Hour. The High School Students from St. Matthew’s Parish will be joining us. We hope to make it a pleasant evening for our Young People.
• CONFIRMATION RETREAT FOR 11TH GRADE STUDENTS – The Con-firmation Retreat for our 11th Grade Confirmation Candidates is just a few weeks away, Saturday, Nov. 20. The Retreat will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Altoona. Students are to arrive at 8:30 a.m., and will be dismissed at 5:00 p.m., following the 4:00 p.m. Mass. Please be thoughtful and arrive on time and not look for an early dismis-sal. Please remember to mark your calendars and return your Per-mission slips to Sr. Linda next Sunday, November 14.
• FIRST RECONCILIATION RETREAT for the Second Grade Class, with their parents, will be held on Sunday, November 21 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., at St. Matthew Parish Social Hall. First Reconciliation will be celebrated on Saturday, December 4, at 10:00 a.m. in the Church.
• SIGN UP FOR THE CHRISTMAS EVE PAGEANT take place on Novem-ber 14 at Religious Education. Please talk this over with your child before next Sunday. We will do practices during Religious Education so that we don’t have to trouble parents for transportation and time during the week. We need shepherds, Angels, Mary, Joseph (High School students) Kings, and a Hearld. Please consider getting in-volved. It is always a memorable experience.