Religious Education Information

Important Update – October 16th classes cancelled

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Due to the current weather forecast there is a warning of high winds and heavy rains beginning today, Wednesday, October 16th at c. 6:00 P.M./EST.

We regret but classes will be cancelled for Grades 5 – 8 only (Grades 1 – 4 will meet today 3:30 P.M. – 4:45 P.M.).

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Thank you for your attention on this matter.


Robert A. Ruggiero
Pastoral Associate/DRE

Welcome to Faith Formation 2019-2020

Classes are available Onsite at Good Shepherd Academy in Grades 1 – 8. Classes are available Online at MCFD in Grades 1 – 7.

Onsite Students in Grades 1 – 4 meets at 3:30 P.M. to 4:45 P.M. in the academy on Wednesdays.
Onsite Students in Grades 5 – 8 meets at 6:30 P.M. – 7:45 P.M. in the academy on Wednesdays.
Entrance and dismissal is located at rear doors to academy located via Batchelder Street Playground.

Online Classes begins once you receive a link and case sensitive password from MCFD (My Catholic Faith
Delivered). You are reminded that Online Students are required to attend monthly Spiritual Enrichment Seminar.
Please check the Faith Formation Calendar 2019 – 2020 for specific dates/times.
Students are fully responsible for completing all lessons. The program must be completed in order to be promoted to the
next grade level.

Celebration of the Sacraments

Confirmation for Grade 8 – Thursday, December 5th at 4:00 P.M.
Note: arrival time 3:00 P.M. for Candidates and Sponsors to Academy Hall.

First Penance – Saturday, February 29th at 12:00 P.M. in Church.
Note: arrival time 11:30 A.M. to the Church.

First Holy Communion – Saturday, May 2nd at:
11:00 A.M. for Classes Public School 2-1 & Academy Classes
1:30 P.M. for Classes Public School 2-2, 2-3, & Online
Note: arrival time 1 hour before Holy Mass to the Academy Hall.

Important Documents