Religious Education starts this week…

Classes for our Religious Education will begin September 27, 2018.

Did you know that according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Parents are the primary educators in there child’s life?  Guiding our children in the Catholic faith illuminates their place in society with faith and morality.  The primary focus is to start early and build their Religious Education as they grow and mature.

“Education in the faith by the parents should begin in the child’s earliest years. This already happens when family members help one another to grow in faith by the witness of a Christian life in keeping with the Gospel. Family catechesis precedes, accompanies, and enriches other forms of instruction in the faith. Parents have the mission of teaching their children to pray and to discover their vocation as children of God. The parish is the Eucharistic community and the heart of the liturgical life of Christian families; it is a privileged place for the catechesis of children and parents.”

CCC 2226

Please visit our Religious Education Program page under the Ministries dropdown and Educational Ministries tab of this website for more information.

Classes Offered:

Grades 1-5

First Penance/First Holy Communion

Grades 6-9


RCIA/ Adult Religious Instruction 


The calendars are available on this website and are updated here. A Registration letter was mailed to returning students.


Registration forms are also available here:


Print the form out and send it to:

Cindy Brisson
C/O St. Augustine’s Church
25 115th Street
Troy, NY 12182

Classes are offered at St. Augustine’s Church for instruction, typically in St. Rita’s Room, Lower Church.

The cost for classes is the following:

  • $45 for one child
  • $65 for two children
  • $85 for three or more

Be advised there is an extra $20 fee for each Confirmation Student

For more information please visit our Religious Education Program page or if you are an adult seeking to receive your Sacraments visit our RCIA page or contact our Coordinator for Religious Education.  If you have any questions you can contact our Coordinator for Religious Education, Cindy Brisson at (518) 237-8043.


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