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




First Communion Pictures are in the Parish Office and may be picked up during regular office hours.
Late Registration for CCD & Confirmation going on now! $60 for the first child, $35 for each additional child. Forms can be found in the parish office, on the Religious Education bulletin board or online  at If there is a financial hardship, you may request a scholarship in writing to the parish office.
CCD Teachers Needed! Specifically, we are in need of a teacher for Kindergarten. We can always use an aide in each classroom as well! You do NOT have to be a professional teacher. You need only have a strong Catholic faith that you want to pass on to our young people. Please contact Kari Higgins at 217-412-4568 if you are interested in volunteering.
CCD Teacher Meeting will be held Wednesday, August 28, at 6:30pm.
Classes begin after Labor Day: Pre-K (3 & 4 Year Olds) and Kindergarten begin Sunday, September 8, 9:00am to 10:00am. Grades 1-3 will begin Wednesday, September 4, 6:15pm to 7:15pm. Grades 4-7 will begin Sunday, September 8, 10:00am to 11:15am. Grades 8 & 9 (Confirmation) will begin Sunday, September 15, 6:00pm to 7:15pm with Confirmation Parent Meeting on Sunday, September 8, at 6:00pm.



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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Fax: (217) 762-8666

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