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Religious Education


Calendar for Religious Education 2023-2024

This is a work in progress.  The new CRE Coordinators will be updating soon.  Thanks for your patience.

Here is the Religious Education handbook. Please print a copy for your records.


Welcome to Saint Mary’s Parish Religious Education for 2023 - 2024

The primary responsibility for the religious education of your children is in the domestic church of your families and is supported by the pastor and the parish. 

Families may also choose to homeschool the formal religious education of their children. If your family would be interested in homeschool religious education, please notify me. Homeschool families have access to parish curriculum and resources.

The first class for St. Mary’s Religious Education

will begin on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 @ 6:30pm

The end date will be

Wednesday, May 8, 2023





Confirmation Retreat

Sunday September 24, 2023: Sanctified Retreat

-Dr. John Wood, K of C Hall Versailles, Parents and Students

-Retreat will be from 1-4 pm, with registration beginning at 12:30


First Communion Retreat

Sunday October 1, 2023: Dragon Slayers

-Dr. John Wood, Versailles High School Auditorium, Parents and Students

-Retreat will be from 1-3pm, with registration beginning at 12:30


**We are asking that both parents be in attendance at both retreats; please contact one of the Cre’s (Julia or Maegan) if you have a schedule conflict


If you haven’t signed up your child(ren) for religious ed please contact the Parish office (937) 548-1616 or sign up the first night of class.


2023-2024 Religious Education Fees: One Child           $75.00

                                                            Two Children      $140.00

                                                            Three or more     $200.00


If you have questions or concerns concerning the fee or anything else please feel free to email Julia at julia@stmgv.org


2024 Confirmation is Saturday, February 10, 2024 4:30 pm at St. Denis Church, Versailles.  




...we do not cease praying for you and asking that

you may be filled with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding.... Col 1:9

High School Grads: To find your Newman Center at your new university

Link here the Newman Ministry



Confirmation Forms - keep scrolling!

 Wednesday Eucharistic Adoration is available until 7:00 pm

Wednesday Sacrament of Reconciliation is available from 6:00 - 6:45 pm

Benediction Wednesdays at 6:45 pm

And this is my prayer: that your love may increase ever more and more in knowledge and every kind of perception                Philippians 1:9

3-minute video on Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

The cost of religious education for a first child is $50. For families with two or more children the cost is capped at $100. Fees help offset the cost of materials provided to each child. If this fee is a hardship for your family, please let me know and arrangements can be made. Religious education fees or the parish school tuition includes all youth activities. 

Confirmation Forms! 

Checklist for Confirmation April 2024

Choosing a Sponsor Flowchart

Form A: Contact Information

Form B: Sponsor Form

Form C: Sponsor's Pastor's Form

Form D: Saint Name

Form E: Service Reflection

Form F: Father's Letter