What is our Religious Education Program about?
Each of us working in Catholic schools is called to be Christ's spokesperson, enabling Him to be present through us! The role of the Religious Education Consultant is to support all the stakeholders in our school division to fulfill this mission. In Catholic schools we work together with the family and parish to help young people mature into disciples of Christ.
Religion classes - which are outlined in this document. Prayer services (liturgies of the word and mass) at key points in the school year Liturgical Calendar
Religious symbols, posters, icons, and art work etc. School names, that tie into our faith, tradition and understanding. Prayer at key times and events - over the intercom or in the classroom. One or two day retreats that supplement what is taught in religion classes. Faith-related professional development days, which may be district wide or school-based. A full-time Religious Education Consultant.
A well-funded faith formation program for all staff to take courses, focused mostly Catholic theology, scripture, and morality.In addition to the above items are the following critically important dimensions of Catholic schools: