St. Mary's Religious Ed. Program
"Knock and the Door Shall Be Opened..." Luke 11:10

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COMMUNION PRACTICE TODAY, MAY 6TH FOR MAY 9TH COMMUNIONS, 10:00 GROUP (4:30-5:30) & 12:00PM GROUP(5:30-6:30) (STUDENTS AND PARENTS) AT ST. MARY'S OF THE PINES IN MANAHAWKIN. PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME AS WE HAVE TWO BACK TO BACK PRACTICES.

ATTENTION 7TH GRADE STUDENTS....IF YOU HAVE NOT TURNED YOUR CHOSEN WORKBOOK IN PLEASE DO SO ASAP IN ORDER THAT WE MAY STORE IT FOR YOU TO USE NEXT FALL. 

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015/2016 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BEGIN ON MAY 4TH. YOU MAY ACCESS REGISTRATION FORMS, EMERGENCY FORMS ETC. ON OUR PARISH WEBSITE AT WWW.STMARYBARNEGAT.COM AND FOLLOW THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION LINK. REGISTRATION FOR OUR SUMMER PROGRAM WILL BE ON MAY 11TH AT 9:00AM. SUMMER PROGRAM IS ONLY FOR GRADES 3-6 (NON SACRAMENTAL PREP YEARS). WE HAVE LIMITED SPACE SO SPOTS ARE FILLED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. PLEASE HAVE ALL PAPERWORK FILLED OUT WHEN YOU ARRIVE. IF YOU ARE NEW TO OUR PROGRAM PLEASE BE SURE YOU ARE REGISTERED AT ST. MARY'S AND YOU HAVE A COPY OF YOUR CHILD'S BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE. IF TRANSFERRING YOU WILL ALSO NEED A TRANSFER FROM THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM YOUR CHILD ATTENDED LAST YEAR. 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR 10 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO BE CLASSROOM AIDS FOR OUR 8TH GRADE CONFIRMATION CLASS NEXT YEAR. IT IS A TUESDAY NIGHT COMMITMENT FROM 6:30PM-8:00PM UNTIL CONFIRMATION IN MARCH. IF YOU CAN HELP PLEASE CONTACT THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE.



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 OFFICE HOURS ARE MONDAY-THURSDAY, 9 AM UNTIL 3:30 PM. PLEASE CALL IF YOU NEED ANY ASSISTANCE OR YOU CAN'T COME IN DURING THE POSTED HOURS, 609-597-7600.

PLEASE JOIN FLOCKNOTE FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION AT WWW.FLOCKNOTE.COM/STMARYBARNEGAT AND JOIN THE "RELIGIOUS ED" FLOCK AND ANY OTHERS THAT MAY APPLY.

WE ALSO NOW HAVE A FACEBOOK PAGE. LIKE OUR PAGE AT "ST. MARY'S RELIGIOUS EDUCATION". 






Welcome to St Mary's Religious Education website.  Our R.E. Program includes grades K-8 as well as programs for our special needs, RCIA,  Catch-up, High School, Summer and Home Study students.  Included on our website are registration forms, a monthly calendar and contact information.  We will post closings and other important information throughout the year. The purpose of this website is to improve communication within the program.  The Religious Education Office (609-597-7600) is located at 100 Bishop Lane, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050.  We have a 'drop-off' box outside the building that can be used for registration forms and other required paperwork when the office is closed. As you approach the doors the box in on your left side.  For additional information about our parish, you can visit www.stmarysbarnegat.com





Office Hours


Our Office Hours are:  Monday through Thursday from 9 AM to 3:30 PM May-August and 9 AM to 4 PM September-April. We do not have hours on Friday-Sunday.





All Saints Regiona Catholic School Families


If your student attends All Saints Regional Catholic School and you are a parishioner of St. Mary's Parish, your child will receive their sacraments through St. Mary's Parish. Students should be registered in the program in the spring of 1st grade (May-July) to be eligible for Reconciliation & Eucharist in 2nd grade. Students should be registered for Confirmation in the spring of 7th grade (May-July) in order to be eligible to receive Confirmation in 8th grade.





Fingerprinting Information


ALL volunteers who work with the children of our Parish are required to be fingerprinted.  Effective immediately, on the second Thursday of each month, personnel will be available from 1 PM to 3 PM at the Religious Education Center in Manahawkin, to schedule anyone who needs to be fingerprinted.  This is an online process which requires a credit card payment.  A check for $15 will be collected at the time of the scheduling.  This is a deposit only and will be returned upon the submission of the completed paperwork to the Religious Education Center.

Anyone who prefers to schedule their own appointment online may pickup the required paperwork at the Religious Education Center.  Upon submission of the completed paperwork to the rectory, the fee of $26.25 will be reimbursed.

In the event a volunteer requires an evening appointment, they will be processed between 6:30 PM amd 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of the month BY APPOINTMENT ONLY which can be scheduled by calling 609-597-7600.

 





Parish Addresses & Offices


St. Mary's Church & Rectory: 747 West Bay Avenue, Barnegat, NJ 08005, 609-698-5531 

Peacful Dove Gift Shop, 747 West Bay Avenue, Barnegat, NJ 08005, 609-660-2400

St. Mary's of the Pines Church, 100 Bishop Lane, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

FFC: Faith Formation Center, 100 Bishop Lane, Manahawkin, NJ 08050: Includes R.E.P Office, Youth Group Office, Parish Center, Ken's Kitchen & Bingo

R.E.P. Office: 609-597-7600; Bingo & Ken's Kitchen 609-597-1814; Youth Group Office 609-597-1071 

 



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