Parish School of Religion
St. Bernard Catholic Church Parish School of Religion and Sacramental Program is designed to support and assist parents in the formation of their children’s Catholic Faith. St. Bernard Catholic Church provides religious instruction and sacramental preparation to help the students fulfill all requirements for religious education and sacramental preparation. Children and teens follow a prescribed course of studies.
Parish School of Religion Classes
Classes are held on the 1st and 2nd Sundays of the month beginning in September through March.
1st – 8th Grade: Time: 9:00 – 10:30am. Place: St. Bernard School
9th and 10th Grade: Time: 3:30pm – 4:45pm. Place: Borel Center (5pm Mass is highly encouraged)
Confirmation Classes (All 11th Graders) Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Place: Borel Center
Edge 6th-8th Grade Youth Ministry
Edge is our youth program for middle school students. This program is designed to meet the spiritual, emotional, and social needs of the youth. The creative and experiential approach engages youth to encounter Jesus, understand Catholic teaching, and form their Catholic identity. For more information and to register, contact Christine at at (337) 332-2159 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Reconciliation and First Communion
Children are eligible for the reception of the sacraments of First Reconciliation/First Communion in the 2nd grade. Parishioners of St. Bernard Church Parish who have a child in the 2nd grade (which includes Parish School of Religion and Catholic School) must register for the First Communion Sacramental Program.
Confirmation Sacramental Program
Families must be Parishioners of St. Bernard Church.
Must be a Baptized Catholic.
Must have made 1st Communion.
Must have ten years of previous religious education in a parish or Catholic School.
Required to attend all Confirmation Classes, spiritual activities, retreat, works of mercy project.
Required to complete stewardship hours.