For printable version: 2017-18 Catechetical Calendar

2017-2018 Catechetical Year

September

11 – In-Service for Catechists
18 – Begin
25 – Reconciliation Orientation

October

2 – Confirmation Meeting
9 – Regular Class
16 – Regular Class
23 – Regular Class
30 – Circle of Grace (1-8)

November

6 – Mass with K-4
13 – Regular Class
20 – Mass with 5-8
23 – Thanksgiving Day (No Class)
27 – Regular Class

December

4 – Penance 2-8 Dec 9-B in B
11 – Regular Class
18 – Regular Class

January – 2018

8 – Eucharist Orientation
15 – MLKJr Day OFF
22 – Regular Class
29 – Regular Class

February

5 – Regular Class
12 – Lent
19 – Presidents’ Day OFF
26 – Regular Class

March

5 – Penance 2-8
12 – Mission in Church (Classes to Attend)
19 – Regular Class
23 – FRIDAY Shadow Stations/Soup
26 – Holy Week Walk? Special?

April

2 – Easter Break – OFF
9 – Annunciation
16 – Regular Class
23 – Regular Class
30 – Conclude

Holy Days of Obligation and Other Important Dates

2017

Tues Aug 15 – Assumption of Mary
Wed. Nov. 1 – All Saints
Sun Nov. 26 – Christ the King
Sun Dec. 31st – Sunday of Advent
Sat Dec. 9 – Breakfast in Bethlehem
Mon. Dec. 25 – Christmas

2018

Mon Jan 1 – Mary, Mother of God – NO obligation
Sun Jan 7 – Epiphany
Wed. Feb 14 – Ashes
March 1-13 – Parish Mission
Sun Apr 1 – Easter Sunday
Sun May 13 – Ascension of the Lord
Sun May 20 – Pentecost
Sun May 27 – Trinity
Sun June 3 – Body & Blood of Christ
Fri June 8 Sacred Heart of Jesus

Reconciliation

Sept 25 – Orientation/Enrollment
Nov 18 – Retreat
Nov 20 – Interviews
Dec 4 – Celebration

Eucharist

Jan 8 – Orientation
Mar 17 – Retreat
Apr 9 – Interviews
April 21 – Rehearsal
April 22 – Celebration at 10:00 am Mass

Confirmation

Oct. 2 – In-Service for Parents, Sponsors, Candidates
Oct 15 – Commitment Sunday
March 3 – Retreat
Mar 7 – Interviews
TBD – Rehearsal
April 15 – Celebration at Noon Mass
April 16 – Mystagogy

Confirmation – Year I

Orientation
Enrollment
Feb Retreat Sat. Feb 10