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:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566




Vacation Bible School
A Radical Ride on the Wings of Prayer
Vacation Bible School will be held in the St. Philomena Parish Hall June 12-15 from 9:30am
to 12noon with a Thursday evening concert at 6:00pm.
4 Year Olds through 5th Grade
$10 per child
Registration forms are available on the Religious Education bulletin board, in the parish office or online at Please return completed form by June 5 to the parish office or drop into the collection basket at Mass.



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:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 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:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566









2017 Vacation Bible School Registration Form


1301 N. Market St.
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone:(217) 762-2566
Phone:(217) 762-2567
Fax: (217) 762-8666

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