St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish
6020 W. Ardmore Avenue
Chicago, IL 60646

2023-24 FAQs – Religious Education

Volunteers Welcome !

Interested in being a catechist? We are currently looking for a First Grade and Fourth Grade catechist.
Not ready to be the lead catechist in a classroom, but would like to assist in a classroom?
Are you creative? Would you like to assist with designing eye-catching & inspiring bulletin
boards in the school?

Can you sign up to be a door monitor at the start of class or a hall monitor during classes for a month?

We would love to have you join our team!

Reach out to Peggy Bradley by email or attend the Religious Education Parents Meeting on August 27th.

When will the Religious Education classes be held?
Religious education classes for students in 1st – 8th grades will meet in person on Sundays from 10:00 am – 11:30 am in the school building.
Students and their families are encouraged to attend the 9:00 am Mass prior to classes. Classes end at 11:30 am.

What is the schedule for Religious Ed classes?   
Classes will begin on September 10 and meet generally three Sundays per month.
The 2023-24 calendar for classes can be viewed by clicking here.

When will registration begin?
Registration is still open. – click here for link.

Pdf versions of the registration form in English and Spanish to download and print are available by clicking here.

If you are unable to download the form, you may pick one up at the Rectory. You may email Peggy Bradley if you need help retrieving a copy of the form, or completing the form.

Completed forms should be dropped off at the Rectory (mail slot to the right of the front door).  

Click Here to Email Mrs. Bradley .

Sacramental Preparation Information for 2023-24

  • Students preparing to receive the sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation
    must attend a minimum of two years of Religious Education, per Archdiocese of Chicago guidelines.
  • Participation in additional events, including parent meetings and retreats, is required to prepare for the sacraments.
    These events will be communicated before the start of the school year.
  • Students who are older than second grade and are seeking to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation and
    Holy Eucharist may be enrolled in additional classes to be fully prepared.

2023 Sacrament Dates

First Reconciliation: December 14, 2023

First Communion: May 5, 2024

Confirmation: Feb. 22, 2024

2023-24 Religious Education Fees

Details on the 2023-24 fee structure and payment options can be viewed by clicking here.