St Joseph-St Lawrence Parish
St Joseph-St Lawrence Parish

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St Joseph-St Lawrence Parish
  211 West Riley

  Easton, KS  66020

 

Phone: 1-913-773-5712

Pastor's Email: francis.bakyor@yahoo.com

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St. Joseph-St. Lawrence Religious Education Program

Faith Formation (CCD) Program

 

 

The Religious Education program assists parents in providing for their child's religious instruction and formation. Active parent involvement and regular participation by young people are crucial to the success of the program. Sacramental preparation programs require the participation of young people in regular religious formation; this includes preparation for the reception of the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation. All students in Grades K through 8 who are not enrolled in a Catholic school should be enrolled in Religious Ed classes at their own parish

 

OUR 2020 CCD PROGRAM:  Now that we’ve navigated the start of the school year amid the pandemic, St. Joseph-St. Lawrence parish is ready to resume religious education for our children. The parish council met this week and voted to move forward with CCD.  Father Francis and the parish council feel it is crucial that we provide children in our parish the most engaging opportunity to learn more about their faith and grow in that faith.  We will begin with eighth grade students preparing for Confirmation. Class for eighth-graders will begin on Sunday, November 1st. Class will be held at St. Lawrence Hall following 9 a.m. Mass (10:00 -11:30 a.m.).  

 

The next step is a plan for the remainder of the classes (1st - 7th).  Those classes are projected to start November 8th.  There are many items that need to be worked between now and the first day of class. First and foremost, we need to know how many students by grade plan to attend. Once we have those numbers we will know how many teachers are still needed and establish a schedule that allows for a safe environment. All classes will be held at St. Lawrence Hall following 9 a.m. Mass. However, how frequent classes meet is dependent on the number of students.  Please be assured that the council will do our best to put in place precautions to provide social distancing and a clean/safe environment. 

 

Please contact Sharon Wagner or Jason Nichols with name and grade of student(s) who plan to participate in CCD this year. In addition, please fill out the attached form (PROVIDED BELOW) and return to Sharon or Jason. 

 

Please let us know as soon as possible, but no later than October 28th if your child/children will attend CCD this year.

Contact: Jason Nichols – 913.683.2661, EMAIL jnichols@dfamilk.com . Sharon Wagner – 913.683.4495, EMAIL: W5cattle@aol.com.

 

 

Please click links below to obtain registration forms:

 

 

 

CCD Registration Form
CCD Enrollment Form 2020-2021.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [403.8 KB]
School Bus Authorization Form
School bus drop off request.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [217.5 KB]

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: The Finance Council is happy to announce that the parish will be accepting applications for one or more scholarships for Catholic school (K-16) attendance during the 2021-2022 academic year or Catholic camp attendance during summer 2021. The scholarship is made possible by donations specified for Catholic Education. Interested applicants should fill out the application form, attach either a report card or transcript, and provide contact information for a reference. Applications are due by April 1, 2021. The link to the application form is available on the parish website and parish Facebook page. If you cannot access the application form one of these ways, send an email to angela.broaddus@gmail.com to request the link. LINK: https://forms.gle/TZprrU6dvCQ9wa9n7

Our CCD students welcome Pope Francis to America!  Click here for pictures!

 

During the week of Pope Francis’ visit to America, the SJSL students in Faith Formation welcomed him as well. Each class had their picture taken with a large photo of Pope Francis. The elementary aged students made a puppet of Pope Francis and read about his life. The older classes discussed some Pope Facts and some of the places he visited and the Masses and ceremonies he did. Each church hall will have a framed collage of the pictures taken during this special time. They will also be available for viewing on our website.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For many years, the Confirmation Classes of St. Joseph of the Valley would paint a work of art to decorate the SJV Hall and enhance the learn environmnet for the CCD classes held int he hall, under the artistic direction of Nancy Bauder. Tragically, due to a water leak and mold damage, the hall had to be renovated and all of the paintings were destroyed.  We apprecaate the work of those students and the memories of such work of love.  We were so very proud of your work!  Thanks to the past students involved in the paintings!
 
To see more paintings, click here.  A new window will open.  Click on any picture.  There will be arrows to the right/left to advance through the pictures.
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