Under the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the parishioners of St. Catherine of Siena strive to live as committed disciples of Jesus Christ through prayer, education, fellowship, and charity.

General Information & Registration

PSR

PARISH SCHOOL OF RELIGION
SAINT CATHERINE OF SIENA CATHOLIC CHURCH

“Growing Together in Faith”

Mission Statement:

The Parish School of Religion is dedicated to serving the families of St .Catherine’s in fulfilling their Baptismal promises. As catechists, we witness the teachings of Jesus Christ, the One Teacher, in our words and in our lives. We commit to living in union with Christ in prayer and the Sacraments. Our catechesis is both informational and spiritual by seeking to lead children, teens, and their families into relationship with Jesus Christ, through worship, scripture, and sacrament.

“My teaching is not mine, but He who sent me.” John 7: 16

WELCOME TO OUR PSR FAMILY!

Welcome to the St. Catherine of Siena Parish School of Religion (PSR). We are happy you have chosen PSR and its various educational opportunities.

Our PSR staff is here to serve you, but at the heart of the PSR ministry are the many volunteers that make this program possible. In the words of Archbishop Wilton Gregory, “Catechist are called by God, as instruments of the Holy Spirit.”

Our page offers an opportunity to register children for Pre-K through 8th grade for Religious Education and Sacramental Preparation .If your child is preparing to receive Sacraments, or is older in need of Sacraments, this is a very exciting time in the life of your child and family. Please read the helpful information below before beginning your registration. Contact Dina Isoz at 770-428-4271 to answer any questions.

PSR IMPORTANT INFORMATION

FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEK OF AUGUST 28th & AUGUST 30th, 2016

Online Registration will open June 1st, 2016

Online Registration will accept credit card and check cards payment only. You can make check and cash payments in the PSR office. Please do not hesitate to register for a financial reason, we will make payment arrangements or give financial assistance. Please contact Dina Isoz at 770-428-4271. We have set-up computers in the PSR office if you need assistance; all PSR Registrations will be completed online only and we will assist you any way we can!

Please do not hesitate to register for a financial reason, we will make payment arrangements or give financial assistance. Please contact Dina Isoz at 770-428-4271.

Click here to REGISTER beginning June 1st for 2016/2017 PSR

PSR Class Session Time Track Choices:

Sundays: 9:00am-10:00am (Grades: Pre-K through Grade 12)
9:00am-10:15am (Catechesis of the Good Shepherd)
Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm (Grades: Kindergarten through Grade 10)
 6:15pm-7:30pm (Catechesis of the Good Shepherd)
6:00pm-7:30pm (OCIC Year One & Two, INQ/Inquiry Class)

Catechists/Volunteers Always Needed

Please consider sharing your faith with the Youth of our Parish! Please email joanh@stcatherinercc.org if interested or call 770-428-4271. Please see our Catechist/Volunteer page.

PSR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AND SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION

The Archdiocese of Atlanta requires Sacramental Preparation a two year process and must be completed at your Church of registration.
Parishioner Registration Form

Parents whose children are preparing to receive the Sacrament of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist in 2016-2017 school year need to turn in Baptismal Certificate (only if you were not baptized at St. Catherine’s) and a Sacrament Form to the PSR office.
Sacramental Form: Year Two

Sacramental Preparation for 1st and 2nd Grades:

1st and 2nd Grade Sacramental Preparation is a two year Religious Education process. The first year needs to be completed in order to receive First Reconciliation and First Eucharist in the second year. If your child is entering Second Grade with No Religious Education, you will need to register as a First Grader.

Sacramental Preparation for 3rd through 8th Grades:

3rd through 8th Grade students coming into the Church in need of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist will register for OCIC Year One Wednesday 6:00pm Class.

3rd through 8th graders that attended OCIC Year One in 2015-2016 will register for OCIC Year Two.

3rd through 8th Grade students in need of Baptism will register for the INQ (Sacramental Inquiry) Wednesday 6:00pm Class.

All OCIC/INQ classes meet on Wednesdays at 6:00pm.

Required Parent Meetings will explain the programs in detail. All OCIC Year Two will follow the same Parent Meeting Schedule as Grade Two. Please review parent information in the links above.