Sacred Heart Parish
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About our Religious-Education
Our Goals Are Simple...
To lead children and their families to a deeper relationship with the person of Jesus.
To connect home and parish empowering parents as the primary religious educators of their children. We will accomplish this in the following ways:
they learn and have fun
Classes Begin for First Graders
They complete their sacrements with our guidance
Promoting Knowledge of Faith
Through small group instruction and home assignments;
Teaching and sharing of scripture
Imparting doctrines of our faith development and deeper understanding of what we believe as Catholics through studying the creed.
Integrating the Church Seasons into our catechetical sessions.
Learning the meaning of the sacraments in our lives and the life of the church.
Recognizing Jesus' presence in the sacraments
Inviting and encouraging families to our Sunday celebration of the Eucharist.
Learning the beatitudes and the role they have in our everyday lives.
Learning the commandments and applying them to our lives as Christians
Forming a healthy and sound conscience and living a life consistent with a good conscience
Assessing and naming Christian values which must be an integral part of JesusÕ disciples
Creating an awareness of social justice and challenging each other to live less materialistic lifestyles
Learning the meaning of good moral judgment.
Respecting all people and the rights of all people.
Learning to Pray
.Creating a prayerful atmosphere in our small faith groups and in the home
Making prayer an integral part of our journey through life
Learning the many forms of prayer: Praise, Thanksgiving, Adoration, Meditation, Petition, Reconciliation