Family Program

St Lawrence O'Toole Family Program





Parents are the primary catechists for their children”…

Families with children in grades 1*, 2* , 3, 4 and 5 are invited to participate in St Lawrence Family Faith Formation Program. 

The Family program is designed to encourage and equip parents to live and teach their children the Catholic Faith. A variety of learning opportunities are made available: in the classroom, at home and as part of our faith community.

Features of the Program:

  • Flexibility in scheduling for busy families. Saturday and Sunday options are provided each month for families to choose from.
  • Parents learn and grow in the faith so that they in turn become primary teachers of their children.
  • Families participate in home-based learning through a variety of learning approaches including: discussion, crafts, direct instruction and scripture study. 
  • Programs are scheduled to support family participation in weekly Mass and encourage regular prayer.

Families choose one session per month from the designated months on the following days and times:

Saturday      9:30am to 11:30am  or   12:30pm to 2:30pm   or   3:00pm to 5:00pm    or 

Sunday        12:00pm to 2:00pm  or

Monday       5:00pm to 7:00pm

*1st and 2nd grade students will also attend Sacramental Preparation Classes twice a month on either      Thursdays 4:00 - 5:15 pm or Saturdays 10:00 - 11:15 am as follows:

  • 1st graders will attend the student Sacramental Preparation classes for two years.
  • 2nd graders, who completed the first year of Religious Education, will receive 1st Communion upon completion of year.

Please view our Policies for Religious Education at St. Lawrence



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Religious Education Office

Rel Ed Coordinator:
Mrs. Theresa Scorca
Phone: 845-279-6098

Family Formation Coordinator:
Mrs. Cecilia Britez
Office: 845 279-6098