Religious Education

Religious Education classes

for grades pre-K through 5 are held in our Community Center on Sundays from 9:30 AM to 10:50 AM, from September to May. For the calendar, click below.

Religious Education classes

for grades 6 through 8 are held in our Community Center on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM to 8 PM, from September to May. For the calendar, click below.

The Sacrament of Confirmation is offered in the Diocese of Erie during 11th grade.  For all information regarding preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation,
click the button below.

Religious Education Registration Form for Grades PreK to 10th Grade.

First Reconciliation is received in 2nd grade.  Those interested in participating must attend religious education classes on Sunday mornings.  Parent Meeting will be held on October 10 at 10 am.  Please bring Baptismal Certificate if the child was not baptized at St. Joseph / BOL. The mandatory retreat is taking place at St. Joseph's Community Center on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 9 am - 2 pm, and the sacrament will be received on March 19, 2022, at 11:00 am in the Church.  Please join us in praying for our Reconciliation candidates as they prepare to experience an outpouring of God's mercy. For more information regarding the sacrament itself, click below.

First Holy Communion is received in 3rd grade.  Those interested in participating must attend religious education classes on Sunday mornings.  Parent Meeting will be held on October 17 at 10 am. The mandatory retreat is taking place at St. Joseph's Community Center on April 2, 2022 from 9 am - 2 pm, and the sacrament will be received on May 1, 2022, at 11:00 am Mass.   Please join us in praying for our Communion candidates as they prepare to receive the body and blood of Jesus.  For more information on the sacrament itself, please click below.

For more information regarding the Diocesan policies for sacramental preparation, click below

If you have questions or need more information, please email Margie at margiefrezza@stjoesbol.org