Religious Education


"Children are precious gifts sent from Heaven" - anonymous 


Saint Michael Parish Religious Education, Grades 1 through 8

Psalm 127:3  "Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward."


The religious education ministry is involved in instructing our children in grades 1 though 8 in the Catholic Faith including the Sacraments of First Confession and First Holy Communion.

Our catechists share their faith, their experiences and their love for God with your child.  

We offer an additional Sacramental Program for children in grades 3 through 8 who have not yet received their Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.  Call the religious education office for more information regarding this program.

Participation - Grades 1-6, Sundays 8:00 - 9:45 AM (Class time 8:00 - 8:45 AM, Mass 9:00 - 9:45 AM) Our program encompasses both class time and Family Mass as one. 

Grades 7 & 8, Sundays 9:00 - 10:30 AM (Mass 9:00 - 9:45 AM, Class time 9:45 - 10:30 AM ) Our program encompasses both Family Mass and class time as one. 

All newly registered children, not Baptized at St. Michael Parish, are required to bring a Baptism Certificate when registering their child.

All children must be registered prior to classes starting.  See below for registration dates and times.

Grades 1-8

Registration for the new school year 2022-2023 will begin on Wednesday, June 1st through Wednesday, August 31st.  We are preparing to continue for classes to be held in the church hall.  Classes for Grades 1-8 will begin on Sunday, September 18th.  We will accept registration after Wednesday, August 31st, however, with a $10.00 late fee applied.  Please call the Religious Education Office to register your child 508-586-4065.

2022-2023 Religious Education Calendar




Registration Fee 

  • $70.00 per child grades 1-8 (with a maximum of $140.00 per family). 

  • Any registrations received after Wednesday, August 31st  is subject to a $10.00 late fee. 

  • Registration for 2022-2023 will begin Wednesday, June 1st and will continue through Wednesday, August 31st.  

  • ‚Äč2022-2023 Religious Education registration forms
  • Homework will be given for all absences throughtout the school year and will be expected to be completed and returned pior to registering your child for the new school year in order to move on to the next grade.  

Parent Hanbook

Please click HERE to download the 2022-2023 Parent Handbook. 


2022/2023 Child Safety Program

Click the links below to print out the 2022-2023 Child Safety Program form.  Please complete the form and return to Elaine Flanigan with your registration forms by Wednesday, August 31, 2022. 

          Click HERE for Grades 1-5

          Click HERE for Grade 6

          Click HERE for Grades 7&8


Special Activities

participate in prayer service/activities designed to integrate with the liturgical year

  • Pro-Life baby bottle drive
  • Living Rosary
  • Parade of Saints
  • Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy
  • Living Nativity
  • Participation in Grade Level Liturgy
  • Group Advent Activities
  • Jesse Tree
  • Cross Catholic Outreach/ Box of Joy
  • First Confession
  • First Holy Communion
  • Child Safety Program
  • Stations of the Cross
  • Grade 2 Retreat
  • Crowning of the Blessed Mother
  • Community Building


Elaine Flanigan, DRE


For the Care of Children

Almighty God, heavenly Father, you have blessed us with the joy and care of children: Give us calm strength and patient wisdom as we bring them up, that we may teach them to love whatever is just and true and good, following the example of our Savior Jesus Christ.                     Amen.                                  



Upcoming Events


St. Michael Parish Religious Education Grades 1-8

     Registration for the new school year, 2022/2023 for children entering Grades 1-8 in the Fall began on Wednesday, June 1st.  Tuition is $70.00 per child with a cap of $140.00 for two or more children per family for Grades 1-8.       Registration and tuition will continue to be collected through Wednesday, August 31st.  AFter August 31st a $10.00 late fee will be applied. To register your child, or if you have any questions, please contact Elaine Flanigan, DRE at the Religious Education office (508) 586-4065 or through email




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