Sunday School 2017-2018
Director of Evangelization, 312-842-1919
Sunday School at St. James Catholic Church, 29 & Wabash:
• A donation of $25/child/year is suggested, but not mandatory.
• Is open to all children, Catholic and non-Catholic.
• Is held 10:45 to 11:15am, after the 9:30am Mass.
• Meets for 20 Sundays each year. For the 2017-2018 schoolyear, this is: Sept 17 to Nov 19, BREAK, Jan 7-Mar 18. NO CLASS FEB 11, AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION.
• All teachers must have “Virtus” training for child protection.
There are three classes for Sunday School for 2017-2018:
1/2/3rd Grades: God the Creator & Church as Family
(First Communion will be celebrated for most children in Spring 2019)
4/5/6th Grades: The Bible
7/8th Grades: Confirmation
(The Sacrament will be celebrated at Old Saint Mary’s Church, date TBD, but Spring 2018)
In addition to Sunday School, we have “Kids Word” every Sunday at 9:30am Mass. During the readings and sermon, the children have their own time with adults to reflect on the Bible and how it relates to them in their own terms.