Religious Education

PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT OF THE RELIGIOUS FORMATION COMMITTEE

While acknowledging parents as the primary religious educators of their children, we believe that St. Bernard's has an obligation to provide a Christian education for all the members of the parish.  Parents are encouraged to enroll their children in religious education at Saint Bernard's and to work with their child's teacher as a team to reinforce the catechesis together.  Currently we have a “teach-at-home” curriculum as well as on-site classes taught by volunteers that have been VIRTUS trained and have had a background check. They are loving and supportive of the children and encourage their spiritual education and growth. The curriculum is coordinated and consistent throughout the program.

Saint Bernard's offers life-long religious education. Classes are offered for all children beginning at age 3 through high school. Adult religious education classes are also offered. Our goal is to provide the instructional means for this Christian education within a peer group environment for all ages.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS FORMATION
Mrs. Sharon Lechtenberg

RELIGIOUS FORMATION SECRETARY
Mrs. Erin Clifton

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Sandra Waelder, Elizabeth Huls, Francis Peek, Sean Fullerton, Nila and Christopher Bennett , and Sharon Lechtenberg