All are invited to Adult Bible Study

St Raymond’s offers a study of the
first five books of the Old Testament (the Pentateuch, Torah
or Law of Moses). In addition we look at how the Sacred
Scriptures serve as the foundation for Catholic doctrine and
teachings. The program is offered every Tuesday morning
from 9:30 to 11:00 A.M. (except for holidays) in the Parish
Hall in the basement of the Church; and again on Tuesday
evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 P.M. in the same location. Classes
will be offered from Tuesday, Sept. 11 until Tuesday, May 14.
The series will consist of lectures and discussions led by Bob
Ward (MA in Theology with concentration on Sacred Scriptures
from Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College).
The course is also related to the Great Adventure: A Journey
Through the Bible presented by Jeff Cavins on EWTN. No
prerequisites or prior study required. All are welcome. Please
bring your Bible. For further information please call Bob Ward
at (703) 644-5873 or e-mail at biblestudy@straymonds.org.

2018-19 Religious Education Registration Available!

There are three ways to register: online (see below), or in a PDF Fillable form coming soon and a printed out form by clicking here.

Fields marked with an * are required

Saint Raymond of Peñafort

Religious Education K-12 Registration 

8750 Pohick Road Springfield, VA 22153

703-440-0537 or fax 703-440-0538

ReligiousEducation@straymonds.org

www.straymonds.org

Registration Requirements:

Parish registration is a prerequisite for enrollment.

Complete entire form including the student background, carpool information, permission/opt-out etc)

Payment is due at time of registration and fee structure is as follows:

High School Aged Students are free!
◾1 child $100
◾2 children $115
◾3 or more children $130
◾First Communion Administration Fee $10 per child (2nd grade)
◾Confirmation Administration Fee $50 per child (8th grade)

Financial assistance is available (please call our Religious Education Office at 703-440-0537)

We accept checks and also offer the option to pay online.  The option to pay online is available only for your convenience but is not required for completing this registration process.  Please note, high school aged children have no cost to register for this program.  

Good Shepherd Class available to students with special needs  (please contact the Religious Education Office at 703-440-0537).

First Communion/Penance and Confirmation Programs: Both programs are two-year programs.  Students must complete both years.

Baptismal Certificate: Due at registration for pre-sacrament years 1st and 7th grades.

Please note: Changes to schedules only accepted through October 31st.

Class schedule is dependent on volunteers and enrollment.

Please list the following information that will assist your child(ren)'s teacher: Allergies/learning disability/language challenges/other family information/IEP/name of school attending etc.   By leaving this blank you are stating that your child(ren) has (have) no need for special assistance.

The above information is kept confidential.

Formation in Christian Chastity

The safety of your children is always uppermost in your mind.  We have continued to take steps in recent years to do our part in ensuring that children will be in a safe place when they are participating in the religious education program at Saint Raymond's.  All staff and volunteers have received the background checks and training required by the USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops).  Each year a program is implemented to help the children in grades 1-12 recognize the steps they can take to keep themselves safe.  Guided by the Diocese of Arlington, the program is called "Formation in Christian Chastity".  Lesson plans provided by the Diocese are used for different age groups.  During the month of October, these lessons will be presented to students in all grades.  The goal is to equip both you and your children with the knowledge to keep us all safe.

Parents have the choice to have their children participate in or to opt-out of the lesson.  Please checkmark your choice below.  This checkmark is equivalent to placing your initials next to your decision.  If you opt-out, you will receive an official Arlington Diocese Opt-out Form to be completed and kept on file for each child.

Additional information is available on the Diocesan website listed below or through the DRE's office.

www.arlingtondiocese.org/childprotection/ocpyp_training.php

Confession Schedule During Lent

Confessions
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: (Except Holy Thursday)
Feb. 15 – March 16: 6:30pm – 7:00pm
March 19 –March 27: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Wednesday: (Except Ash Wednesday, when there are no Confessions)
Feb. 15 – March 16: 6:15pm – 7:00pm, and after 7:00pm Mass
March 19 –March 27: 6:00pm – 7:00pm, and after 7:00pm Mass
Friday: 6:00 pm—6:30pm
Saturday:
Morning: 8:30am–9:00am, & after 9:00am Mass;
Afternoon: 3:30pm–5:00pm
Sunday: 1/2 hour prior to 8:45am, 10:30am & 12:15pm Masses
(Sunday Confessions should end when Mass begins)