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St. Patrick Church Religius Education
Grades 1 - 7

TEACHING SAFETY - EMPOWERING GOD'S CHILDREN
Program for child protection

March 12
Grades 1 & 2: Noon
Grades 3, 4, and 5: 1:00pm
Grades 6 and 7: 2:00pm
Confirmation: 3:00pm


Touching Safety gives guidelines & principals to help children in age appropriate ways to learn to protect themselves. It is part of the Protecting God’s Children program adults participate in.

More information is available here: 
https://www.virtusonline.org and parents will have the option to opt out of the program. Please contact Emily Betz at ebetz@stpatrick-lakeforest.org or 847-234-2179 if you have any questions.  For all students who cannot attend, please complete a
n opt-out form and send it to the Religious Education office. 

2022 - 2023 School Year Information

Important Information for the 2022 - 2023 School Year

Religious Education for the 2022-2023 school year begins September 19th and 20th. Classes will be Monday and Tuesday 4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Catechists Needed

As a note, we are in need of catechists. Some classes or days may not be available for the school year if we do not get catechists. We do provide all the curriculum, syllabus, and will help you with any resources you need if you are interested in teaching! Please contact the Religious Education office if you are interested in teaching. 

Baptismal Certificates

Uploading a Baptismal Certificate is required to submit your registration.  If your child was baptized here at St. Patrick please contact the Religious Ed office at (847) 234-2179 and we can look up your child's certificate in our records.  If your child was baptized elsewhere, please provide us a copy of the certificate. If you cannot find the certificate and are in need of a copy, please call the parish where your child was baptized to obtain a newly issued copy. ​

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for one child = $350.00

Tuition for two children = $575.00

Tuition for three or more children = $650.00

If your child is in 2nd grade there is an additional $55.00 Sacrament Fee.

If your child is in 5th grade there is an additional $35.00 Bible Fee.

You may make your tuition payment either via credit card online or by check.  Payment instructions will be included in the email you will receive once you've submitted your registration form.

No child will be denied enrollment in our Religious Education program because of a financial hardship. If you need tuition assistance please call our office at (847) 234-2179.

If you have any questions regarding Religious Education please contact Emily Betz at ebetz@stpatrick-lakeforest.org or Mae Kopec at mkopec@stpatrick-lakeforest.org or call the Religious Education Office at (847) 234-2179.

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is now closed. Please contact the Religious Education office with any questions.

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