Our Religious Education classes celebrate Christ the King and Thanksgiving.
The English and Spanish Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) groups will be having an advanced Thanksgiving potluck lunch on Nov. 13th, at the hall where sponsors and parents are invited. We will celebrate the Rite of Acceptance into the Church on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27th.
The St. Anthony of Padua Church Religious Education office has an opening for a receptionist with the following qualifications. Please contact Ms. Nely Go, Director of Faith Formation/Religious Education at (310) 323-0860 for additional information.
Religious Education Office Receptionist - Position Requirements
- Bilingual - English and Spanish
- Written and verbal communication skills.
- Multitasking and prioritizing.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office.
- Attention to detail.
- Be a Good Communicator.
- Active Listening.
- Data Entry /Computer skills / able to type
- Business Phone Answering.
The Religious Education class on Saturday, October 29th, come dressed in their All Saints costumes.
Thursday night's Religious Education had a class on the Holy Rosary. We prayed the Luminous Mysteries and talked about All Saints and All Souls. And there were costumes to celebrate Halloween!
Today we celebrate Catechetical Sunday where we commission and bless all the teachers in our school and the catechists in our religious education program as they begin the new school year.
The Confirmation and Jr. High Retreat dates have been scheduled as follows. Please mark your calendars.
- Oct 30, 2022: Confirmation Year 1
- Dec 10-11, 2022: Confirmation Year 2
- Dec 12, 2022: Junior High Retreat
During RE office hours through October 9th, there will be registration for Religious Education, RCIA, and Confirmation Classes. We are adding a Kindergarten class on Thursday and Saturday. On Saturday there will also be a Special Ed class. Please visit our Registration Forms website page to view/print forms, which include information on the required fees/documents that you need to bring for registration.
We also are inviting more volunteers for our different ministries- catechists, aides, office help. Office help activities include making phone calls, traffic control, and restroom chaperones. First time volunteers will need to attend a 3 hour VIRTUS online or in-person, followed by a 2 hour recertification class every 4 years. Please go to our VIRTUS website page for detailed information.
All volunteers will also need to be fingerprinted through the Archdiocese. Please visit the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Fingerprinting website page for detailed information.
The 2022 Holy Week schedule for St. Anthony of Padua Church is as follows:
The schedule for Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Gardena, will be as follows: