20 Chestnut Street, Centereach, NY 11720

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Faith Formation Registration 2023-2024

Registration for next year’s faith formation program is beginning. Please note based on our past registration numbers; we are offering three class times for levels 1-2-3-4-7 and 8 and two class times for levels 5 and 6. Please note that Confirmation preparation begins in Level 7 and current Level 7 students will receive their Confirmation in the Spring of 2025 and will pay the sacramental fee next year. All registrations will be taken on a first come first-served basis and class sizes are limited. Please register early if you would like a specific day of the week and time.

Registration Dates:

All forms will be available online at www.abvmcentereach.com, starting on Monday, July 17, 2023, and registration will end on Monday, Sept 11, 2023. Classes begin on Oct 10th, 2023.

Registration Fees for 2023/24

Registration Fees will be collected online and payment in full is required at the time of registration. Any previous outstanding registration fees must be paid prior to this year’s registration. Please notify us if there are any hardships. Please note that there is a 20% discount for catechist aides/office help and for those who are volunteering as catechists can register one child/grandchild for free for each class taught.

FEE                 20% Discount (for faith formation volunteers. Please contact the office)

1 Student **                $225                      $180

2 Students **              $300                     $240

3 Students **              $375                     $300

** There is an additional $30 Sacramental Fee for all of those registering for Confirmation Level 2 and Confirmation level 8.

Class Schedules (depending on availability)

Monday 4:30 — 5:30 pm for Levels 1 thru 8
Monday 6:30 — 7:30 P.M. for Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 7,and 8
Tuesday 6:30 — 7:30 pm for Levels 1 thru 8
Saturday 9:30 — 10:30 am Special Needs*
*The Special Needs has a limited amount of space; please contact the office for more information

*The Special Needs has a limited amount of space; please contact the office for more information

New Registrants:

New registrants include any student not previously enrolled. All new incoming registrants should attend one of the upcoming informational meetings in order to register which will be held in August. All new registrants to the program need to bring the participant’s Baptism Certificate to the meeting. If transferring from another parish’s program, please bring a Letter of Transfer from that program, including all dates for reception of Sacraments. Please note that placement cannot be done without the information.

Faith Formation Office Summer Hours:

Monday and Tuesday 12pm to 8pm and Wednesday 12pm to 4pm.

Additional Information

Special Considerations: You will find a section on the form referring to special considerations. We ask that you please fill in any information about your child/children that will help us facilitate a better formation experience. For example, if your child has any behavioral concerns, it would be helpful to us if you could note that.

Allergies: Please note any allergies your child/ren may have. We ask that no child/ren bring any food or snacks with them. Water bottles are permitted.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at the Faith Formation office at (631) 588-6408 or email us at jmercado@abvmcentereach.com or dmaterazo@abvmcentereach.com.