Registration for Fall 2020

RE Grades 1-5

As all families plan for the new school year, the uncertainty remains apparent. It is an understatement, by all definitions of that word, that the COVID-19 virus has challenged each family on every imaginable level.
Here at St. Patrick Church of Merna, we have been fortunate to open the church for daily and weekend Mass with an attention to the guidelines necessary to provide a safe environment. I encourage you to check out the parish website for these details and to find out safe ways you can attend Mass, both in-person or virtually.
After weighing all options, we have decided that for the safety and well being of our students and volunteers, we will NOT be meeting in the building. We will continue to consider all options of this fluid situation.
For at least the fall semester, our plan involves a remote approach.
  • weekly schedule & pacing guide provided
  • workbook & folder provided
  • access to Blest Are We & Blessed digital resources
  • parent guided lessons
  • contract/sign-off sheet
  • virtual mini lessons
  • virtual teacher-student connection time
Parent involvement has always been a component of faith formation. We are leaning on parents in a new way this year. This is a great time as a family to celebrate our faith.
REGISTRATION: All registration is online.
  • Registration is open for all incoming 1st thru 5th grade students.
  • Please remember that 1st grade attendance is a prerequisite for 2nd grade Sacrament year.
  • Fees cover the cost of the workbooks as well as supplemental items to be sent home for Advent, Lent and other resources.
  • If the fees are in any way a burden, please contact Bobbi Hassel at or (309) 585-1705.