Archive for the 'Religious Education' Category

December meeting for Seniors

Monday, November 16th, 2015

We are in the process of adjusting the current December 6 date.  This has become necessary to accommodate the speakers.  We will let you know as soon as a date has been set.  Thanks.

Christmas outreach Project for Religious Formation

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Religious Formation Students grades K-12 are collecting blankets & draw string bags for the gentlemen of Saint James Haven in Meadville.
Our elementary students will be packing these up for delivery on December 13th.
If you would like donate, please drop them off at the PEC or the church until December 9th!
Thank you for your ongoing generosity and support for this effort!

Henninger Scholarship

Monday, November 16th, 2015

CARL E. HENNINGER SCHOLARSHIP MEETING
DECEMBER 6, 2015
MEETING FOR ALL JUNIORS AND SENIORS
AFTER THE 10:30 MASS in the Annex

In remembrance of Carl Henninger, his family has established a very generous scholarship to help the young parishioners of Our Lady Queen of the Americas attend college. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, it is very important that you attend this informational meeting that outlines the requirements. If you need more information please see Father Lucas, Amanda Darke or Denise Thomas.

Echoes of Faith

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Have you ever thought about expanding your faith? Have you ever considered being a catechist? We would like to invite you to participate in
“Echoes of Faith program.” The first topic to be presented is the role of the catechist. This is a very worthwhile program and is open to anyone who is interested. It will be held in the hall with light refreshments. The Schedule is as follows:
Sunday Nights 4:30-5:30
November 1, 2015
December 6, 2015
January 10, 2015
February 21, 2016
March 13, 2016
April 3, 2016
The topic will be “The role of the Catechist” This will be relevant for every parishioner, especially families with children.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Children’s Liturgy of the word will resume this Sunday, October 4 at the 10:30 mass. Please thank Maria Corner for accepting this important ministry!

2016 CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES (11th GRADE)

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Confirmation Candidates are required to meet with Denise Thomas(deniset@zoominternet.net) and Amanda Darke (adarke@zoominternet.net) prior to beginning the third year of Confirmation preparation (11th grade)  Please call office at 814-382-7256 or email us.  Meeting times are currently available Wednesday at either 4pm or 5pm.  If you are unable to meet at this time please call so we can make alternative arrangements.  This is mandatory for 11th graders.  Thanks!

RELIGIOUS FORMATION REGISTRATION

Monday, September 7th, 2015

All students are to Register for 2015-16 Religious Education classes that will begin 9/20/2015.  Students from Kindergarten to 12th grade must register.  Students must be registered before the start of classes.  Amanda Darke and/or Denise Thomas will be available after each mass on 9/13/2015 and after 5pm mass 9/19/2015.  Registrations will be in the annex.  PARENTS MUST REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN PRIOR TO ADMITTANCE IN THE CLASS ROOM! Thank you!

High School Calendar 2012-2013

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

 

Religious Education Calendar ~ High School Program

 

2012-2013

 

 

 

September

 

9 –  class – all students attend 10:30 Mass

–   Catechetical Sunday – Teachers’ Commissioning at 10:30 Mass

16 –  class

23 –  class

 

30 –  class – Coffee & Donuts

October

7 –  class- Living Rosary 9:15 am in churchPrayer Partners chosen

Confirmation Enrollment at 10:30 Mass

14 –  class

21 –  class – Grade 11 Youth Mass

28 –  class – Coffee & Donuts

November

3 –  Confirmation Candidate & Sponsor Day 2:00 – 6:00 pm

4 –  class

11 –  class

18 –  class – Confessions Grade 7

25 –  NO class – Happy Thanksgiving!

December

2 –  class – Confessions – Grades 8 & 9

9 –  class – Confessions – Grades 10 & 11

16 –  class – Grade 10 Youth Mass 

23 –  NO class – Have a Blessed Christmas!

30 –  NO class – Happy New Year!

January

6 –  class

13 –  class

20 –  class

27 –  class – Coffee & Donuts

February

3 –  BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER

10 –  class

17 –  class

24 –  class –Confession Grade 7 Coffee & Donuts

–  Movie Day @ The Movies in Meadville

March

3 –  class – Grade 9 Youth Mass – Confessions 10 & 11

10 –  class  – Confessions 8 & 9

17 –  class

–  Grade 10 – Shadow Stations @ 9:45

24 –  NO class – Palm Sunday

31 –  NO class – Happy Easter!

April

7 –  class Confirmation Prayer Partner Social  after 8:00 Mass

14 –  class

 

 

21 –  class

 

28 –  Last Class – Coffee & Donuts

June

9 –  Baccalaureate Sunday – Blessing at 10:30 Mass for all our       Graduating Seniors with breakfast to follow!

Elementary Calendar 2012-2013

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

 

Religious Education Calendar  ~  Elementary Program

 

2012-2013

 

 

 

September

 

9 –  class – all students attend 10:30 Mass

–  Catechetical Sunday – Teachers’ Commissioning at 10:30 Mass

16 –  class

23 –  class –

30 –

class – Coffee & Donuts

October

7 –  class – Living Rosary @ Noon

14 –  class – Child Protection In-Service

21 –  class

–  First Communion Enrollment at 10:30 Mass 

–  First Communion Parent Meeting 11:30 – 2:00 pm

28 –  class – Saint Party @ Noon – Coffee & Donuts

November

4 –  class –

–  First Reconciliation enrollment & Parent meeting 11:30 – 2pm

11 –  class

18 –  confessions 4 & 5 – Toy Donation during 10:30 Mass

25 –  NO class – Happy Thanksgiving!

December

2 –  class

9 –  NO class – Parish Feast Day

16 –  class – Confessions Grades 3 & 6

23 –  NO class – Have a Blessed Christmas!

30 –  NO class – Happy New Year!

January

6 –  class – Epiphany party

13 –  class

20 –  class

27 –  class – Coffee & Donuts

February

3 –  class

10 –  class – Palm Burning 12:45 p.m.

17 –  class  – confessions Grade 4 & 5

24 –  class  – confession Grades 3 & 6 Coffee & Donuts

–  MOVIE DAY  @ The Movies in Meadville

March

3 –  class

10 –  class

–  First Reconciliation Candle Day 11:30 – 3:00 p.m.

16 –  First Reconciliation @ 1:00 pm

17 –  class – Living Stations of the Cross – Grade 6 @ Noon

24 –  NO class – Palm Sunday

31 –  NO class – Happy Easter

April

7 –  class

14 –  class

21 –  class – No Grade 3

–  First Communion Retreat & Banner Day 1:00-5:00 pm

28 –  LAST class –AwardsCoffee & Donuts

May

4 –  First Communion practice 10:00 am

5 –  First Communion & May Crowning

High School Youth Rally

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

The Diocesan 2011 High School Youth Rally (for students in Grades 9-12) is scheduled for Saturday, November 19th, 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Villa Maria Academy, in Erie, PA. This year’s theme is, “Take courage, I have conquered the world. John 16:33”. Our Spiritual Advisors for the event will be Fr. Shane Mathew and Fr. Steve Schreiber, with music led by Pat Brown and Co., and a special appearance by Bishop Trautman!

The registration fee is $30 and includes the following: powerful keynote presentation & teen testimony, a wonderful banquet dinner, t-shirt and wristband, a CLI reunion room, extreme games, awesome praise & worship music, service project/farewell gift for Bishop Trautman, Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of Christ the King, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, a farewell tribute to Bishop Trautman, and loads of fun with fellow Catholic teens. Opportunities for confession will also be available.

The enclosed Youth Release Form along with a check made payable to “OLQA” must be returned to Pam Davis, CRE no later than October16th.