"Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you." (Mt 28:19-20) Thus, the teaching mission of the Church comes from Christ himself.

2021-2022 RE Registration

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First Sacraments

In addition to the regular Religious Education schedule, students receiving the sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion will also participate in the following activities:

Saturday, Nov. 13 — First Reconciliation Retreat

Tuesday, Nov. 16 — First Reconciliation

Saturday, April 23 — First Communion Retreat

Sunday, May 1 — First Communion, 11:15 a.m. (HHS)


Students preparing for the sacrament of Confirmation will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. on the following Wednesday evenings at the Harrisburg Event Center:

Wednesday, Sept. 1

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Wednesday, Sept. 29

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Wednesday, Oct. 27

Wednesday, Nov. 10

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Wednesday, Dec. 15

Wednesday, Jan. 5

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Additional Confirmation activities include:

Sunday, Nov. 21 — Confirmation Retreat, beginning with Mass at 9:30 a.m. (HHS)

Confirmation at St. Joseph Cathedral
Date TBD

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