Evangelization is the study, prayer, and reflection on Church teaching and practices to strengthen our faith and promote a harmony of true Christian communities by following in the footsteps of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
Our Lady of Grace Parish School Endowment
Our Lady of Grace Parish School Endowment Fund exists to perpetuate, partially support and uphold the educational work of our parish elementary school. The Endowment Fund is part of the Development efforts of the school and parish to set aside donated funds. The cash assets of the fund are restricted to helping support families in need of financial assistance. Members of the School Endowment Committee meet regularly during the year to decide matters relating to the Fund. Please contact the parish office for additional information.
Religious Education for Public School Children
Students in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade meet at Our Lady of Grace School for Catholic religious education on Tuesday afternoons from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m and Grades 7 & 8 on Tuesdays from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30. P. M.
Classes for Kindergarten and Grades 1 through Grade 6 on Sundays from 9-10:30 A. M. and Grades 7 & 8 on Sundays from 9-10:45 A. M.
Students in grades 7 through 12 meet at Our Lady of Grace School for Catholic religious education on Sunday mornings from 9:15 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.
Our PreSchool Program (Tot-Time for God) will remain on Sundays from 9:00 A. M. - 10:00 A. M.
A two year Sacramental Preparation process is required.
Sacrament of Penance: 2nd grade
First Holy Communion: 3rd grade
Confirmation: 8th grade
If you are interested in assisting as a catechist or as an aide, please contact the Religious Education office.
This group provides guest speakers and a variety of presentations and discussions to address topics of concern. For example, scripture, liturgy, spirituality, with special Advent and Lenten programs.
Parish School, Pre-School
Our Lady of Grace School is a fully accredited school offering a quality Catholic education for students in grades Kindergarten through eighth grade. Students at OLG participate in the liturgy twice each week and in daily religious classes. Prayer is an integral part of the day. For further information, please contact the principal of Our Lady of Grace School or visit www.olgraceschool.org.
Home and School Association
The Home and School Association serves to develop the understanding, participation and community of Our Lady of Grace students and give greater appreciation of the Catholic faith. Assistance is done through raising funds and volunteering. Please contact Our Lady of Grace School administration if you are interested in assisting.
Tot Time for God
Our religious education department offers this pre-school program for 3 and 4-year-old children while parents attend the 9 a.m. liturgy on Sunday. The session focuses on the designated scripture with language and activities suitable for the understanding of a pre-school child.
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School is an annual program offered for five consecutive days during June for children ages 3½ to 10-years-old. The children sing songs, play games, hear Bible stories, and enjoy snacks — rain or shine. A reservation fee is required.
Meetings: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. until noon. Volunteers are always needed and welcomed. Please contact the Religious Education office for more information.
Parish School Board
The primary concern of the school advisory board is the ministry of Catholic School Education and the spirit, intelligence, physical, emotional, and social development of the students. For further information, please contact the Our Lady of Grace School administration.
Come and explore the meaning of Holy Scriptures. Please contact the Religious Education office for further information and for meeting days and times.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
RCIA is a formation process by which adults learn through prayer, reflection, and the teaching of the Church to become members of our faith community of the Catholic Church. Please call the parish office for further information on meeting days and times.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Children (RCIC)
RCIC includes children beyond grade 3 who have not received the Sacraments of Baptism, Penance or Holy Eucharist. These students meet weekly with a catechist in addition to attending religious education classes for their grade level. Please call the Religious Education office for dates and times.
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