We are up and running and the CCE parents are doing a FABULOUS job! It’s been so nice to hear about the family collaboration that is developing due to the “Covid format”. Remember to include the weekly Homily Response in the student envelope. Whether you are coming to Mass or viewing the Homily online, the question is presented for the children to respond. We have enjoyed reading the connections children are making with the Gospel and their lives and some of them are just entertaining! As well, this handout counts for weekly attendance purposes. Keep up the good work…
Remember our parent volunteer is scheduled every other week outside the entrance as you drive up and she is ready to trade off envelopes with you from 10-11AM only. You need to give us the previous 2 week’s envelope in order to receive the next 2 weeks. Next trade happens October 18th. I’ll send out a REMIND notice to you.
For those of you who are coming to Mass on Saturday evening or 8AM Sunday and would like to trade materials after Mass, Fr. Niall can help you with this.
October 9, 2020
CCE: Continuing Christian Education Grades 1-12
(Registration for classes is CLOSED)
As we prepare for the upcoming 2020/21 CCE school year, the Corona Virus and physical distancing make it necessary for the program to look different. We anticipate the program will be done at home and weekly materials will be provided twice a month for pick up. Parents will be asked to drop off completed materials (used for attendance accountability) and a new set of materials will be given. Parent teaching pages will also be included with the Weeklies curriculum as a guide for parents. The program is set to begin in September after Labor Day.
To ensure that materials are ordered and ready for each class at the start of the program we need you to let us know that your child/ren will be participating in the program this year. PLEASE RESPOND via email to me with the name of your child and grade, and I will add their name to the official class roster. REcoordinator@stcatherine-houston.org
The registration deadline is July 31, 2020.
In making this commitment, the parish will purchase curriculum materials for your child, at no cost to you. To receive credit for ‘attendance’ and participation in the program, the student materials will need to be returned every two weeks and then the following two weeks of materials will be supplied.
While this is not the ideal method of instruction for the CCE program it is a perfect opportunity for parents to sit with their child/ren and help them develop their faith. Viewing Fr. Niall’s weekly homily will also be a component of the curriculum and a response question will be offered to allow students to reflect on the message of the week. We look forward to reading their responses!
If you have any questions contact Cathy Busald, Faith Formation Director at St. Catherine of Siena at 832.861.7210, direct line.
Faith Formation Director and Religious Education Coordinator
St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church