Religious Education (Grades 1-8)

St. Mary Church in Downs offers Religious Education classes for children entering 1st grade through 8th grade. Classes take place on Sunday mornings following the 9 am Mass.

First Holy Communion is received in 2nd grade, but it is a two-year program. Attendance in 1st grade is required to receive the sacrament as a 2nd grader.

Confirmation is received in 8th grade, but it is also a two-year program. Attendance in 7th grade is required to receive the sacrament as an 8th grader.

For more information, please contact the St. Mary Church in Downs Religious Ed Coordinator, Jennifer O’Brien, at jenno71@gmail.com.