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Religious Education

Prince of Peace Religious Education offers faith formation for everyone.

  • Religious Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • RCIA
  • Caitlin Sweeney/McDaniel 2017 Faith In Action Award

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  • Vacation Bible School 2017

    Maker Fun Factory - Created by God, Built for a Purpose

    June 5-9, 2017

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  • Religious Education

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  • Summer Sunday School Calendar

  • Sunday School 2017 Calendar
  • Sacramental Preparation

  • Baptism
  • First Reconciliation
  • First Eucharist
  • Confirmation
  • Marriage
  • Anointing of the Sick
  • Our programs present the scripture and traditions of the Catholic faith to nurture and deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ. Through innovative, imaginative and practical approaches to learning, we aim to encourage lifelong learning.

    Childrens Religious Education

    Preschool through Grade 1

  • Sunday Mornings 8:30 am – 9:35 am
  • Sunday Mornings 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Children in these classes enjoy learning Bible stories, seasonal activities to prepare for Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter and Pentecost.
  • Elementary Grades 2 through 5

  • Sunday Mornings 9:35 am – 10:50 am
  • In addition to studying the tenets of the Catholic Faith and Scripture lessons, the children in these grades from the Junior Youth choir. This choir leads the singing at the Sunday Mass several times throughout the year, including Christmas and Easter.
  • Middle School Grades 6 though 8

  • Sunday Mornings 9:35 am – 10:50 am
  • In these grades the curriculum focuses on Old Testament: God Calls People, Jesus the Way, the Truth and the Life, The Church Then and Now.
  • High School Grades 9 through 12

  • Sunday Morning 9:35 am – 10:50 am
  • Grade 9 – Pre-confirmation preparation
  • Grade 10 – Confirmation
  • Grades 11 & 12 – Scripture study related to contemporary issues. *This class, grades 11-12, also meets on Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • To learn more about the 3 year olds through Grade 12 programs and Adult Education programs, contact the Religious Education Director, Megan Everett at 205.822.9125 ext. 12.

    Sacraments

    Baptism

    Parents expecting to baptize a child should attend a preparation class prior to the baptism. The classes are held the third (3rd) Sunday of each month at 9:35am in the conference room. Number to call to register for a session is 205.822.9125 ext. 13.

    First Reconciliation and First Eucharist

    These sacrament are prepared for during classes on Sundays 8:30 am – 10:50 am. Reconciliation is celebrated in November and First Eucharist is celebrated at the Masses the first (1st) weekend of May.

    Confirmation

    Preparation for this sacrament begins in Grade 9 and Confirmation is received in Grade 10. The Confirmation is usually celebrated in late April.

    Marriage

    Couples intending to be married at Prince of Peace must meet with the priest six (6) months before the wedding date. Attendance at a preparation class is required.

    Call 205.822.9125 ext 13 to make arrangements.

    Anointing of the Sick

    The reception of this sacrament may be arranged by calling the Church Office 205.822.9125 ext. 13.

    Adult Education

    A variety of opportunities are provided for adults to grow in knowledge of the Catholic Faith and nurture their relationship with Jesus Christ.

    Sunday Mornings Bible Study

  • 9:35 am – 10:45 am
  • Wednesday Evenings

  • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • These programs combine speakers, discussion and faith sharing. Information about the topics, speakers, etc. is published in the weekend bulletin.
  • R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

  • Wednesday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (primary program)
  • These classes are for adults wishing to become or know more about the Catholic Faith. The classes begin in September and culminate with the Easter Vigil. For more information call 205.822.9125 ext. 14.
  • Click here to download a registration form.
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