Sunday School Program

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The Sunday School Program at St. Josaphat Cathedral begins in September and ends in April. It is offered for all children and Junior High students who attend the Cathedral Parish.

We use the God-With-Us series, a catechetical program developed by the Eastern Catholic Bishops of the United States.

To Register… Sunday School Registration Form | Online Form

Complete 2014/15 Sunday School Schedule

Downloadable 2014/15 Sunday School Schedule (PDF)

September 14 Introduction/Orientation to God With Us Program
September 21 Regular Classes
September 28 Blessing of Catechists – Regular Classes
October 5 Children’s Liturgy – Regular Classes
(No Pre-school Class)
October 12 Thanksgiving Long Weekend
No Sunday School
October 19 Regular Classes
October 26 Regular Classes
November 2 Children’s Liturgy – Regular Classes
No Pre-school Class
November 9 Regular Classes
November 16 Regular Classes
November 23 Regular Classes
November 30 Regular Classes
December 7 Children’s Liturgy – Regular Classes
No Pre-school Class
St. Nicholas Party
December 14 Regular Classes
December 21 Regular Classes
December 28 Christmas Break
January 4 Children’s Liturgy – Regular Classes
No Pre-school Class
January 11 Regular Classes
January 18 Regular Classes
January 25 Regular Classes
February 1 Children’s Liturgy – Regular Classes
No Pre-school Class
February 8 Regular Classes
February 15 Family Day Long Weekend
No Sunday School
February 22 Regular Classes
March 1 Children’s Liturgy – Regular Classes
No Pre-school Class
March 8 Regular Classes
March 15 Regular Classes
March 22 Regular Classes
March 29 Regular Classes
April 5 Easter Sunday – Children’s Liturgy
No Sunday School
April 12 Regular Classes
April 18 First Solemn Confession for Grade 2 Class
April 19 First Solemn Communion for Grade 2 Class
No Sunday School
April 26 Regular Classes
May 3 Children’s Liturgy – Regular Classes
No Pre-school Class
May 10 Regular Classes
May 17 Victoria Day Long Weekend
No Sunday School
May 24 Regular Classes
May 31 Last Day of Sunday School –
Party for all classes after Divine Liturgy
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“Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” (Mt.19:13)

Pre-school Children (English)

This program takes place during the 9:30 am Divine Liturgy, with children leaving the Divine Liturgy at the Small Entrance and returning at the Cherubic Hymn.

Elementary and Junior High Program

Classes will begin at 10:30 am (after Communion) and will run until 11:30 am.  These classes, taught in English, are open to children who attend either the English or Ukrainian Divine Liturgies.

First Solemn Communion Classes

Those children who are in Grade Two will follow the program suitable for the preparation and the reception of their First Solemn Confession and Communion. The date for Solemn Holy Communion has been set for Sunday, April 22, 2018.
Two options are offered this year:
1. Sundays from 10:30 to 11:30 am, beginning September 17, 2017 (taught in English). These classes will run throughout the year during the same time-frame as the other Sunday School Classes, which occur between the two regular Sunday Liturgies.
2. Saturdays, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, beginning Saturday, January 13, 2018 (taught in English)

Monthly Children’s Liturgy

The Children’s Liturgy will take place on the last Sunday of the month and will highlight the participation of the young people in our parish, including helping with responses, reading the epistle and helping with the collection. The homily will also be directed towards the children. All children are encouraged to participate!

To Register… Sunday School Registration Form | Online Form

Contact the Parish Office at 780 422 3181 for more information or questions.