Welcome to Our Lady of the Cape’s Religious Education Program.

The Mission of the Religious Education Program of Our Lady of the Cape Parish is to assist parents in the religious, moral, and spiritual formation of their children. Parents are the primary educators of their children, teaching by word and example. Our parish catechists support the parents and students by providing quality religious education in a nurturing, faith-filled environment.

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Advent Prayer

During Advent, we not only prepare ourselves to celebrate the birth of Jesus, but we also check in to see if we are doing all the things that will keep us ready to receive Jesus when he comes again. Talk to your family about how you are doing in attending to your spiritual life as a family. Recommit yourselves to praying daily, reading Scripture, and staying faithful to God’s commandments. Pray together that through this Advent season your family will be more prepared to receive Jesus when he comes again.

God of Love,
Your son, Jesus, is your greatest gift to us.
He is a sign of your love.
Help us walk in that love during the weeks of Advent,
As we wait and prepare for his coming.
We pray in the name of Jesus, our Savior.
Amen.

Faith on Fire 2018-19

8:30 Mass followed by Faith on Fire Session 9:30-11AM (no evening sessions)

January 13

March 17

April 7

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Religious Education Registration 

Complete Registration form and mail in with payment to PO Box 1799, Brewster, MA  02631

Please see description of all our programs on download of Religious Education Overview & Information.

Middle school course times and offerings are on download below.

Christmas Pageant   

Christmas Eve

4PM Mass

We will be inviting Children grades k thru 6 to be in our annual Christmas  pageant. If your child would like to be part of this annual tradition please contact Priscilla Silva.

Parts for Pageant are (first choice is in grade order starting with 6th grade) 

  • Any grade can be in the choir of angels (cannot do choir & another part)
  • Kindergarteners & 1st Grade: sheep
  • 2nd grade: soldiers, shepherds, stable animals
  • 3rd grade: shepherds, parts not chosen by older grades
  • 4th, 5th, 6th grades: Mary, Joseph, star, donkey, Angel Gabriel, kings/wisemen, innkeepers, Angels to the shepherds

Christmas Pageant rehearsal will be on Sunday, December 23rd 1-2:30PM in the Church. Must be at rehearsal to be in the Pageant.

Choir of angels rehearsals: Dec 9 & 16 at 9:30 in Parish Center plus Dec 23 at 1PM in the Church

Children’s Shopping Day! 

Saturday, December 15, 9AM—Noon.

Ages pre-school thru grade 5

 

Parents purchase tickets for their children to shop with, children are assigned an elf who takes them shopping in the parish hall, meanwhile parents enjoy a cup of coffee in the waiting area.

The gifts are wrapped so parents do not see what their children bought until Christmas morning!

 Elves grade 6 & up needed! 

Elves should arrive by 8AM.

Please contact Lauren Doucette  508-274-8150 or Catherine Ricks 337-739-4338

Office Help and Teachers needed

Please contact Priscilla Silva, Director of Religious Education, at Ourladycape@comcast.net, 508-385-2115

TEACHER INFO & SIGN UP

Important Dates – please mark your calendar

All Saints Procession, November 4th 8:30 Mass- Grades K thru 4

Presentation of Bibles to 4th Grade, December 9th, 8:30 Mass followed by Parent Child Mini Retreat for 4th & 5th grades

1st Graders Receive Mass Books, Sunday February 3rd, 8:30 Mass

Gr 3,4,5 LentParent & Child Mini Retreat & Reconciliaiton

 Seder Grades 4,5,6 & families: Tuesday, March 26th, 6PM

 

First Communion Class

Sunday, September 30: Rite of Enrollment at 8:30 Mass followed by Parent Meeting at Parish Center

Saturday, November 18th, First Reconciliation in the Church, 11AM

Sunday, March 10th 8:30-11:30: First Communion Parent & Child Retreat

First Communion rehearsals: May 16 & 17

First Communion Sunday May 19th, 11:30 Mass

 

Middle School (Gr 6,7,8)

Middle School Fall Course selection & parent meeting, choice of Sunday September 16, 9:30AM or Monday, September 17, 6:30PM

Middle School Winter Course Selection & Reconciliation: Sunday, December 3rd, beginning at 9:45AM

Monday, February 25, noon-5PM, Middle School Spring Course Selection

 

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