Catechism Corner

Final Registration will be held August 18 + 19, 10 – 11:30 Am in the Catechism office in basement of Hall.

Catechism Registration takes place in the Spring but there are some spots still available. It is always 1st come, 1st serve cash only.

In Spring, the Catechists will hand out a Certificate of completion for the child, a new registration form, and a letter of Registration times.. To register your child for the next level, you must bring along the Certificate, filled out Registration form, and a letter from the church secretary , if you are eligible for any discounts.

For families who plan a vacation, they are expected to see Fr. Yolly 1 month ahead. The Church Secretary will then issue a letter for you to give to the Catechist. The Catechist will then prepare the homework list for the classes the student will miss.

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AUGUST ROSARY INTENTION

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CWL –August Rosary Intention:

Please pray one decade of the rosary for all our brothers and  Fr. Yolly to have a happy and healthy summer.

 May God watch over everyone.

ST. JOHN CANTIUS CATHOLIC LEAGUE WISH YOU ALL GRACE – FILLED, HAPPY AND SAFE SUMMER .

 

“OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL PRAY FOR US

Catechism Corner

St. John Cantius Parish
CATECHISM PROGRAM

Catechism Coordinator: Pat Gustave patbellgustave@gmail.com

As recommended by the Archdiocese of Winnipeg, we use the FINDING GOD Catechism Program. Catechism consists of 8 Levels. The children are registered for Level 1 when they are entering Grade 1 in school.

Level 2 consists of preparation of 2 Sacraments: Reconciliation (Confession); and Eucharist (First Communion). First Communion is usually celebrated in May.

Levels 3 – 8 consist of a different focus for each level, such as The Old Testament, Sacraments, Church History, etc.

After completion of Level 8, the students return in January of the following year to begin Confirmation preparation. If the student feels he/she is ready, Confirmation usually takes place in May with Archbishop Richard Gagnon presiding.

For children over the age of 7, there is a Special Class, similar to Level 2, to prepare them for Reconciliation and Eucharist. The next year the students return and go on to complete Level 3 – 8.

For children who have their Eucharist and Reconciliation but no other Catechism, we offer a 2 year TEEN class . After completion of the TEEN class, students will come back for Confirmation preparation.

Classes:
Saturday 9:30 – 10:40 AM
Sunday 11AM – 12:10PM
Tuesday 7:00 – 8:10PM

Cost per child is $70, CASH ONLY. Discounts are available. If the Parent is a registered parishioner, the cost is $60/child

If the Parishioner is an envelope user, the cost is $55/child. The parish will issue a tax receipt in March.

**To obtain a discount for Registration or Envelope User, a letter MUST be obtained from the church secretary and presented to Catechism Coordinator at time of registration.

If there are more than 2 children in the family, the cost for the third child is $25.

Since Parents are the First Catechists we need the support of the parents to ensure the children have completed all homework, know their prayers, and attend every class.

For parishioners who are over the age of 18 and have been Confirmed, please consider becoming a Catechist. We always need new Catechists and Subs, especially since our Program is growing. The Coordinator and fellow Catechists will help you. You can start by shadowing. Please contact Pat at patbellgustave@gmail.com . There are applications available in Church foyer, fill out, seal in envelope, and place in Collection basket, addressed to CATECHISM COORDINATOR.

We still need a Level 1 Catechist for Sunday and a Level 2 Catechist for Sunday.

Catechism Corner

 

2018-2019 Catechism Calendar
(Disclaimer: Subject To Change)
Sept. 8,9,11 First Class
Sept. 15 Opening Mass + Commissioning of Catechists – all parents and students to attend, attendance taken
Sept. 22,23,25 Regular Class
Sept. 29,30, Oct.1 (No Class) Safe Environment Workshop for ALL Catechists
Oct. 6,7,9 THANKSGIVING – NO CLASS
Oct. 13,14,16 Regular Class
Oct. 20,21,23 Regular Class
Oct. 27,28,30 Regular Class
Nov.3,4,6 Regular Class
Nov. 10,11, 13 REMEMBRANCE DAY – NO CLASS
Nov. 17,18,20 Regular Class
Nov. 24,25, 27 Regular class
Dec. 1,2,4 Regular Classs
Dec. 8 Advent Mass for ALL classes + families, attendance taken
Dec. 15 Advent confession for Level 3-8, all classes
Dec.22,23,25 Christmas Break- no class
Dec. 29,30,31 Christmas Break- no class
Jan, 5,6,8 Regular Class
Jan. 12,13,15 Regular Class
Jan. 19,20, 22 Regular Class
Jan. 26,27,29 Regular Class
Feb. 2,3,5 Regular Class
Feb. 9,10,12 Regular Class
Feb. 16,17,19 LOUIS RIEL DAY – no class/td>
Feb. 23,24,26 Regular class
Mar. 2,3,5 Regular Class
Mar. 9 Lenten Mass, for all classes + parents, attendance taken
Mar.16 Lenten confessions, all Level’s 3 – 8, and parents
Mar. 23,24,26 SPRING BREAK – no class
Mar. 30,31, Apr.2 SPRING BREAK – no class
Apr. 6,7,9 Regular Class
Apr. 13,14,16 Regular Class
Apr. 20,21,23 Easter Break – no class
Apr. 27,28,30 Regular Class
May 4,5,6 Regular Class First Confession May 4, all Level 2’s
May 11,12,14 Last Class First Communion, May 11, 4:30 Mass
***Advent Dec. 2 – 24
***Lent March 6 – April 20
***Class attendance taken at ALL Catechism Masses and Confession
Catechism Coordinator – Pat Gustave – patbellgustave@gmail.com

Centennial Celebration Events

ST. JOHN CANTIUS CHURCH PARISH MASS AND PICNIC 2018
July 29 – Sunday, 10:00AM – Holy Mass
A splendid opportunity to get to know one another and have a great time! Plan to bring your lawn chair or blanket as we will be celebrating the Mass on the front lawn.
(Weather permitting).
In case of rain, Mass will be held in St. John Cantius Church and picnic in the hall.

Venue: ST. BENEDICT’S MONASTERY GROUNDS
225 MASTERS AVE, WEST ST. PAUL

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100th Anniversary Banquet of St. John Cantius Church – Come celebrate with your parish family!!!
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Viscount Gort Hotel
Tickets ($50 each) will be available for purchase at the Parish Picnic (July 29, 2018) and at each Mass following that date. There are limited tickets available so do not be disappointed, get yours early.

Catechism Corner

CATECHISM

Catechism Coordinator:  Pat Gustave patbellgustave@gmail.com

Registration Available for 2018-2019

 Please contact Pat Gustave at patbellgustave@gmail.com   CASH only, Baptismal Certificate required for ALL new students.  First come, first serve

First class

                Saturday   September 8   9:30 – 10:40am
                Sunday   September 9   11am – 12:10pm
                Tuesday   September 11   7 – 8:10pm

  • Please note Parent must attend first class  to meet the Catechist and learn about the course and expectations.  This meeting will be held in the classrooms.

Needed:

                Catechists and subs.:

                Saturday     Level 2

                Sunday    Level 1

                Applications available in Church foyer or at back entrance


CATECHISM CALENDAR SHOULD BE AVAILABLE BY AUGUST

CWL NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

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SEPTEMBER ROSARY INTENTION: L0RD JESUS, WE ASK YOUR ABUNDANT BLESSING ON OUR PARISHES AND SCHOOLS. MAY THEY BE SANCTUARIES WHERE FAITH IS COMMUNICATED AND CHARITY IS SEEN.

CWL MEETING  SEPTEMBER 13th at 7:00  PM  IN THE PARISH HALL.
COME & JOIN US.