Religious Education Calendar 2021 - 2022

Saint Mary the Virgin Catholic Church        

Class time: Sundays 9:15 - 10:15 am

Sunday, Sept. 12

First Day of Class

Sept. 19

Class

Sept. 26

Class

Oct. 3

Class

Oct. 10

Class

Oct. 17

Class

Oct. 24

Class

Oct. 31

Class (All Hallows’ Eve)

Nov. 7

Class

Nov. 14

Class

Nov. 21

Class

Nov. 28

NO CLASS - Happy Thanksgiving!

Dec. 5

Class

Dec. 12

Class

Dec. 19 - Jan 2

NO CLASS - MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Jan 9

Class

Jan. 16

Class

Jan. 23

Class

Jan. 30

Class

Feb. 6

Class

Feb. 13

Class

Feb. 20

Class

Feb. 27

Class

March 6

Class

March 13

Class

March 20

No Class - Happy SPRING BREAK

March 27

Class

April 3

Class

April 10

Class (Palm Sunday)

April 17

NO CLASS - A Most Blessed EASTER

April 24

Class (Divine Mercy Sunday)

May 1

Class (May Crowning)

May 8

Class

May 15

Class

May 22

Last Class

RETREATS

5-6 Wednesdays and Saturdays TBD

There will be several retreats for the Confirmandi/First Communicants this year. These will take place on Saturdays throughout the year, but are dependent on the date that the Bishop/delegate can perform Confirmation. Please watch for more information.

CGS Sacrament Retreat (Confirmation + First Communion): June 2-4, 2022

Candidates preparing for Confirmation and First Communion in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd atrium–both those preparing on campus at SMV, and those at home or school, will have a retreat in preparation for the reception of these sacraments, drawing together all they have learned and experienced in the weekly atrium and special sessions.

Confirmation Retreat: June 25, 2022

Candidates preparing for Confirmation only will have a one-day retreat at SMV the day before they receive the sacrament.

SACRAMENTS

First Confession: June 25, 2022

Confirmation + First Eucharist: June 26, 2022

Sacraments of Initiation for RCIA Candidates: Easter Vigil Mass, April 16, 2022

Saint Mary the Virgin, as an Ordinariate parish, follows the Restored Order of the Sacraments, which means that children receive Confirmation before First Communion. At St. Mary we confer both Sacraments in the same Mass. Children are eligible to receive these Sacraments, at the discernment of their parents and their pastor, at their readiness any time after the age of reason, or seven years old.

If children in the parish have received First Communion previously but have not yet received Confirmation, please contact the DRE to enroll them in a preparation course to receive Confirmation with the main class in the spring.