Please note that parishes must provide two years of preparation in order for students to make their First Communion.
Parents of students making their First Communion in May 2024 should fill out this form and email it to Eloy Escamilla, Pastoral Associate, Religious Education and Youth Ministry, at email@example.com.
Parents of First Communion candidates will need to attend a number of meetings. Please review the calendar and handbook here for the schedule.
There is a $65 sacramental fee required in addition to the tuition for children making their First Communion.
For children in grades 1-8 who attend public or non-Catholic private schools, the Religious Education program provides a faith community for children and their families as they awaken, nourish, and deepen their awareness of God's presence in all things.
The goal of the Religious Education program at Saint Gertrude is to teach children to listen for and respond to God's invitation to love.
In class, students and teachers work to:
Rel. Ed. Registration Form 2023-24 updated AUG 14 (pdf)Download
Formato de Inscripcion para Educacion Religiosa 2023-24 (pdf)Download
Rel. Education Calendar 2023-2024 (pdf)Download
Religious Ed Handbook 2023-24 (pdf)Download
Manual de Educacion Religiosa 2024 (pdf)Download
Sacramental Registration Form for 2023-2024 First Communion & First Reconciliation (pdf)Download
The office is closed on Friday, December 8 for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Mass will be be held on Thursday, December 7 at 6:30 pm (Eve), and on Friday at 7:30 am, 8:30 am, and 6:30 pm