Our Mission Statement
We will endeavor to foster “a living, conscious and active faith” in your child along with your participation and example. We pray that the Lord will bless us parents and catechists with the knowledge and strength necessary to lead our children to become His true followers!
Children’s Faith Formation Program
Father Jean-Miguel Auguste, Pastor, Paste
Mrs. Marilyne Jean, Religious Education Coordinator, Coordinador de Educacion Religiosa, Koo donate? Edikasyon relijye
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ore: Lendi, Mekredi, Vandredi, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Horario: lunes, miercoles, Viernes 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Our Faith Formation program is open to all children from Kindergarten age to grade 8. All children must have a required two years of instructions prior to the reception of the sacraments. If you are registering your child for the first time, please bring a baptismal certificate with you. Classes are on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. sharp.
SPECIAL NOTICE TO PARENTS: Children should receive the sacraments in their own parish.
Rite of Christian Initiation Adapted for Children
We offer instruction for children who are over the age of 8 and not yet baptized in preparation for the reception of the sacraments. Please call Mrs. Jean for information.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
RCIA is the process by which people can question, search and inquire into the Catholic faith. It is for any unbaptized individual over the age of 8. RCIA is also for any adult who was baptized in another Christian tradition and for baptized Catholic adults seeking to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Please contact Fr. Miguel at 718-525-9099.
Confirmation Classes for Adults
If you are 18 years or older and have not received the sacrament of Confirmation, we will have free preparation workshops beginning the week after Easter. The classes meet for 5 Tuesdays from 7 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Please call the rectory for details.