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Religious Education

Religious & Heritage Education

The Saint Sharbel Religious & Heritage Education Program is an effort to continue the formation of our children in the faith and to pass on the Maronite heritage preserved by our ancestors.  The Program accepts registered parish members as well as non-parish members. Religious Education is strongly encouraged and is taught in English. 


MCF (MARONITE CHRISTIAN FAITH) CLASSES

October 5th thru End of April - Saturdays 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm


FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CLASS 

October 5th thru May - Saturdays 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm 


ARABIC CLASSES

To stay connected to our identity and country, Saint Sharbel church is continuing to offer Arabic classes to all who are interested in learning the Arabic language. More information to follow.


October 5th thru end of April - Saturdays 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


PREPARATION OF CHILDREN FOR FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 


Parents preparing their children for first communion should adhere to the following rules:    


1. All candidates for first communion must be children of registered members of the St. Sharbel Church.  


2. All candidates must have completed formation years at St. Sharbel Religious education program (Level 1 and Level 2) and are able to read and write.   


3. Parents must attend the required meetings pertaining to first communion preparation.  


4. Fill out the online registration form.  Please fill out at least one month before classes start.


Your cooperation in preparing the children to receive the Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ is imperative.    

Register Online

You can register online easily and quickly. Please click on the online registration link below. 

Online registration

Maronite Christian Formation & Arabic Classes Info

Faith of the Mountain Overview (pdf)

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Maronite Education Application - Hard Copy (pdf)

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