Religious Education



Religious Education Board

Helps teachers and families educate the children of the parish in the Catholic faith. Assists the Religious Education Coordinator in setting up and monitoring religious education classes and other sacramental events. Teach or serve as a helper in CCD classes.
Contact:  Kari Higgins 412-4568
                 Religious Education Coordinator

Confirmation Ministry

Prepares students for full initiation into the faith through Confirmation. Helpers can assist by being parish sponsors, group discussion leaders or assist the coordinator in a variety of other ways.
Contact:  762-2566




Wednesday, September 27
6:15pm     Grades 1-7 CCD Classes
Sunday, October 1
10:00am    PreK & K CCD Class
11:00am    New Altar Server Training
                  St. Philomena Church
  5:30pm    Confirmation Class
Wednesday, October 4
6:15pm     Grades 1-7 CCD Classes
                 (Human Dignity)
Sunday, October 8
10:00am    No PreK & K CCD Class
  5:30pm    No Confirmation Class
Wednesday, October 11
6:15pm     Grades 1-7 CCD Classes (Rosary)



Adult Bible Study

Study the Bible in small-group discussion format with a question/answer period at the end of class with the whole group. Every participant receives their own materials to study through the week before coming to class. Parishioners serve as group discussion leaders.
Contact:  762-2566


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Brings new people into full communion with the Church. Parish team members assist the pastor in introducing candidates, through a variety of ways, into the full life of the Church. Parish sponsors are also needed each year to accompany candidates through their spiritual journey toward Easter.
Contact:  762-2566









1301 N. Market St.
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone:(217) 762-2566

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