Religious Education

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THE POWER OF PRAYER - list of prayers every child should know by Grade Level.

CLASSES HAVE BEGUN! Our current enrollment is 217 students. 
115 are brick and mortar - meeting Wed or Thu from 6 - 7:10pm in the Enrichment Center.
102 are Distance Learning using Flipgrid online platform.
Wednesday classes for Grades K, 3, 5, 6, and 8 are full as of Sept 15th.
Please contact Ms Susan at 904-824-6625 ext. 201 or 904-315-1352 for more information.

AUGUST 1, 2020 - SCHOOL YEAR 2020-2021
Important Dates:
August  1, 2020   Registration Begins
August 19, 2020  Orientation Meeting for Brick and Mortar Option - one Parent/Guardian in the Church at 6:30pm
August 26, 2020  Orientation Meeting for Distance Learning Option - one Parent/Guardian in the Church at 6:30pm
Sept.    9 & 10     Classes begin

Religious Education/Faith Formation for Grades Pre-K through 12   (español)

San Sebastian will follow the Diocesan Guidelines for Safety described in Registration Packet. Please know that the safety of your children and our Catechists is of utmost importance. These guidelines are designed to create a safe environment for everyone to learn and grow. There is still so much unknown about Covid 19 – we will adjust these guidelines as new information becomes available. Thank you.

Options for Religious Education 2020/2021 

  1. Brick and mortar classes on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Classes will meet from 6 – 7:10pm in Enrichment Center.
    First class on Wed, Sept 9 and / Thurs, Sept 10.
    Please circle which option you choose in the box next to student’s name on the Registration Form.
    We will have “drive-thru” drop off and pick up. Registration Packet includes complete details for drop off and safety procedures. Please keep in mind class size is LIMITED – we will do the best we can to accommodate everyone’s first request while staying socially distant.
  2. Distance Learning to anyone who is opting for Distance or Virtual Learning for regular school. (Contact me if you have any questions.)

Please know that as the situation changes and evolves, we will adapt as needed. 
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact

Susan Donlon, Coordinator of Religious Ed/Faith Formation at 904-824-6625 ext. 201 or 904-315-1352 cell or
[email protected]

Religious Education for Grades K - 8 meet every Wednesday or Thursday August through May from 6:00 - 7:10pm in the Enrichment Center.

Religious Education for Grades 9 - 12 meet every Thursday August through May from 6:00 - 7:10pm in the Enrichment Center.

Youth Group for Grades 6 - 12 meets Sundays August through May from 4pm - 6pm.  Due to COVID-19, youth group is not meeting regularly at this time. See parish calendar or bulletin for schedule.

Religious Education for FSDB students on campusFlyer (español) and Registration forms (español). Due to COVID-19, FSDB has suspended all meetings by outside groups therefore we will not be able to offer classes on campus this year. Please contact your home parish or Susan Donlon at 904-824-6625 ext. 201 or 9074-315-1352 for more information.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults meets weekly to explore the Catholic faith. These meetings help prepare those interested in becoming Catholic. For more information, please contact Susan at 904-824-6625 or [email protected].

Children's Liturgy of the Word for Grades K - 4 meets every Sunday at the 10:00am mass and noon Spanish Mass. Children are invited to the Knights Hall to hear the readings from the Children's Lectionary in language appropriate for their age. They return to the assembly in time for the Preparation of Gifts.

Vacation Bible School is Scripture, fellowship, and fun for children of all ages for one week each summer. See Calendar of Events or parish bulletin for more information.

Bible Study meets to explore Sacred Scripture. Day and evening sessions are available - please see bulletin for more details.

Guest Speakers are invited throughout the year to speak on various topics ranging from Church teachings and Scripture to Medicaid coverage, living wills, and self defense. See the bulletin for more information.

Ongoing Training for Liturgical Ministers and Catechists is offered throughout the year. Please see Calendar of Events, the parish bulletin or contact Susan at 904-824-6625 or [email protected] for more information.