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St. Andrew the Apostle Religious Education Registration 2018-2019

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Saint Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church

3450 W. Ray Rd.

Chandler, AZ 85226

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We have another wonderful year ahead of us at St. Andrew the Apostle and we want to invite your family to be a part of our Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. Religious Education, Edge, or Life Teen programs! Below are details for each of the options for programming.


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (COGS)

This is a profound spiritual method of religious formation for young children from 3 to 5 years of age. COGS facilitates your child's basic need and capacity to enjoy the presence of God through presentations and works rooted in Sacred Scripture, Liturgy, and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The Catechesis is based on the conviction that God and your child are in a relationship. We believe that the growth of this relationship is directed by the Spirit of God already within your child and that each child has a deep need to experience God's presence in their lives and a special capacity to enjoy that presence.

Please note, only children who have completed COGS Level I will be able to register for Level II.

SESSIONS for COGS BEGIN THE WEEK OF August 28, 2018

Session Levels/Days/Times

Preschool:

Tuesday 9:30-11:00am AND 1:30-3:00pm

Wednesday 9:30-11:00am AND 1:30-3:00pm

Thursday 9:30-11:00am

PreK (must be 5+):

Wednesday 3:45-5:15pm

Kindergarten:

Tuesday3:45-5:15pm

Wednesday3:45-5:15pm (combined with PreK above)

1st Grade level II:

Thursday 4:00-6:00pm

2nd Grade Level II:

Tuesday5:30-7:30pm

3rd Grade Level II:

Wednesday3:45-5:45pm


Elementary Religious Education - Kindergarten - 5th Grade

We welcome all school-age children Kindergarten through Grade 5 to join us for scheduled sessions of Religious Education. Registration is required. This program recognizes the home as the first and primary experience of faith, giving parents tools to raise their children in the faith as well as leading children to an active faith-life and relationship with Christ. Students are connected to our community and faith through videos, YouTube, music, meditations, interactive games, and more.

K to Grade 3 meet in individual grade levels, for a program called "GENESIS", as they begin their “Journey of Faith” in preparation for the reception of their sacraments of initiation.

Grades 4 and 5 meet all together for a program called "THE JOURNEY" which is a unique approach to Religious Education, designed to further engage those who have already received their sacraments of initiation, and are continuing their “Journey of Faith” as newly confirmed.

SESSIONS FOR ELEMENTARY RE BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

Session Days/Times

Tuesday: 4:00pm - 5:15pm

Tuesday: 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Wednesday: 4:00pm - 5:15pm


Edge Middle School Ministry

EDGE is a Catholic middle school youth ministry experience created for early adolescents in grades 6-8. Our program is designed to meet the educational, spiritual, emotional, and social needs of young adolescents. As a Catholic Community, we are going to give our middle school youth the EDGE they need in life: Jesus, the Word, the Eucharist, and the Church!

SESSIONS FOR EDGE BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 9, 2018

Session Days/Times

Sundays: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Please Note: Meals are available for purchase after the 5:00pm Life Teen Mass. Look for Cafe.com selling after Mass in the courtyard.


Life Teen High School Ministry

St. Andrew the Apostle's Life Teen Program is a Eucharist-centered Catholic program for high school teens grades 9-12. By sharing the teachings of our Church and through powerful encounters with Christ, we help the teens grow in the knowledge of our faith while transforming their hearts to help them passionately live out the gospel by serving and loving one another. Through fellowship and open and honest discussion, we grow closer to one another and Christ knowing that we walk this journey together. Life Teen is a non-classroom model and encourages our teens to grow their relationship with Christ while preparing them to defend an authentic Catholic identity through their teen years. Every Sunday, we meet after Mass for a Life Night. These nights focus on either catechetical teachings, cultural issues teens face, or social gatherings. For more info about Life Teen at St. Andrew, email Rob: rob@standrewaz.com

SESSIONS FOR LIFE TEEN BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 9, 2018

Session Days/Times

Sundays: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Please Note: Teens and their families are encouraged to attend the Life Teen Mass before each Life Night at 5:00pm and sit in our LIfe Teen section!

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Saint Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church

3450 W. Ray Rd.

Chandler, AZ 85226

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