Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Confirmation Information

Confirmation Information Sheet

Rehearsal is Sunday, June 4th  at 5:00pm (please be on time)
Sponsors need to be at rehearsal.  IF your sponsor cannot be present an adult (parent) may fill in. 
If your child has been chosen for a part in the liturgy, please  be prepared to do the part at the rehearsal.
Dress Code:  Please remember that this is a Sacrament and dress accordingly
Ø  Modest dress
Ø  No mini-skirts,
Ø  No strappy dresses (if you have a dress with straps please wear a cover-up of some kind),
Ø  No jeans
Ø  No sneakers
Ø  Be presentable! J

Confirmation is Tuesday, June 6th at 7pm.  Please be at the church by 6:15p so we can line up and be ready. Your sponsors should be with you.  Please be ready to answer questions about your chosen saint because you may be asked on the spot!  Also, remember the Gifts and Fruits of the Spirit!  It all matters!

If you have any questions you can call me at 315-724-6150 or email at agape@syrdio.org. 

Remember there will be a reception for families at the parish center after the Mass where the Bishop will be available for pictures.

I am looking forward to this very important day not just for you but for our Church!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Last Day of Classes for Grades 1-10

Reminder!  Tomorrow is the last day of classes for all grades!  We hope you come so we can finish the year in style!  Sacramental classes must be there!

First Communion

Practice:  Monday and Tuesday 5 pm in the church

First Communion May 7th at the 9 am Mass!


Practice:  Sunday, June 4th at 5pm

Confirmation  June 6th at 7 pm at St. John's.

All paperwork must be handed in by tomorrow.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Classes for Grades 1-10 Sunday April 2nd

Friday was our Living Stations of the Cross and the feedback from the community was excellent! Praises for all of the teens who took part and a deep appreciation for this tradition. We hope you were able to take part!

April is a little confusing, so please make sure you are reading the blog.  I will try to get some pictures up soon!

April 2nd: Classes for grades 1-10

April 9th:  Palm Sunday  Palm bearers and altar servers needed.  PLEASE sign up!

April 16th:  Easter Sunday

April 23rd:  Classes for grades 1-6 and Confirmation retreat from 11am-4pm. 

***Candidates meet at the 11am Mass and will sit up front with their families (and if possible, sponsors.)***

April 30th: Last class!!  Please make sure all students attend as we have to complete the lessons for the year. Especially Sacramental students. 

If you have any questions, please contact me at agape@syrdio.org

Friday, March 24, 2017

Busy! Busy! Busy!

Please note that First Communion Parents and Children are to meet in the parish center at 9 am on Saturday, March 25th for our First Communion meeting.  The meeting will last an hour. 

**Time changed due to rescheduled St. Patrick's Day parade**

Sunday, 3/26

Classes for grades 1-6
Practice for Living Stations grades 7-10. This is our dress rehearsal, please come a little early if you can and get into your costumes asap.

Living Stations of the Cross is Friday, March 31st at 7pm. Students should arrive by 6pm and should be wearing solid light colored/black shorts and light colored tee shirt An after party will follow from 8-9 in the parish center for the kids. 

We hope you are making the most of your Lent by using our resources! Also, we sent home the Rice Bowl that is used to collect donations for Catholic Relief Services, below please find a link for their websites that provides information about their services.

Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl

Friday, March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick's and St. Joseph's Days!

I hope everyone enjoyed the bizarre weather this past week and that you are all dug out! Our prayers for everyone's safety and well-being!

Please find the schedule for the 3rd Sunday of Lent here!

Sunday, January 19th (The Feast of St. Joseph)  

Youth Mass 9am  NO classes to follow but grades 7-10 have Stations of the Cross practice in the church from 4-6p.  All students are expected to attend.

Confirmation Students:

If you have not received your packet please let me know. Thank you!

First Communion

Parents and Students have their First Communion meeting on Saturday, March 25th at 9am.  Please note the time change due to the St. Patrick's Day parade. The meeting is required by Diocesan Sacramental Guidelines.

How is your Lent going?  Are you struggling to stay focused? Adults can check out our Facebook page as it is updated often during this season with scripture, stories and important church/faith related events.

Here are some additional resources:

Catholic Apostolate Center

Questions about Lenten Practices

To the Foot of the Cross

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Classes for Grades 1-10 3/5/17

Classes for Grades 1-10 tomorrow!

Grade 10 should have online Sessions 1-6 completed. Confirmation packets will be given out tomorrow.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Classes for Grades 1-8 Sunday 2/26/17

We hope you are enjoying your mid-winter break! Please remember that all students, grades 1-8, have class 2/26! See you then!