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Catechists are trained through the Archdiocesan Pastoral Formation programme  

The Catechists are the facilitators of the faith and they prepare our children to receive the Sacraments of the church:

Registration for Catechism Classes take place at Kick-Off Sunday on 20 January 2019

The 09:00 AM & 11:00 AM Mass will be combined and will be at 10:00 AM, followed by the registration of children in their various catechism classes in the Parish Centre.

Level 1 parents, or any new parents to the parish, need to bring a copy of the child’s baptism certificate on the day of registration.

Families must be registered at Holy Redeemer parish.

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Life Teen Program

The internationally successful Life Teen programme registration takes place at Holy Redeemer parish at Kick-Off Sunday on 20 January 2019.

The Life Teen programme is geared specifically for teenagers in the confirmation programme – ages 14 – 17/18.

For more information about Life Teen, visit the website.

For information about Life Teen at Holy Redeemer, click here.

Junior Catechetical Program

Timetable and registration forms:
  • Facilitator/Teacher roster for Levels 1 to 7 in the porch of church and on notice board in parish centre/hall
  • Level 3 is the First Confession Class
  • Level 4 is a 2-year sacramental course which commenced in 2018 and culminates in the celebration of First Confession and Holy Communion in 2019 
  • Special family and children mass, assisted by Levels 1 to 7, takes place every 3rd Sunday of the month at 09:00 am
  • Registration forms for Levels 1 to 7
Meeting and Training Dates 
  • Catechetical Formation Programme: visit Archdiocese Diary/Calendar which also includes Good Shepherd Catechetical Training times.
  • Catechists’ meeting with Fr Anthony on Monday 11th February 2019 at 7pm in the Edna Cottle room in the Parish centre/hall.
  • Parent/Teacher catechism meeting on Monday 4th March 2019 at 7pm in the Parish centre/hall. Fr Anthony will be addressing the meeting.

Celebrations for parent and child leading up to the celebration of child’s First Holy Communion  see attached program

1.       18 May Saturday from 9 to 10:30am for the Celebration of Baptism

2.       27 July Saturday from 9 to 10:30am for the Celebration of The Word/The Vine

3.       24 August Saturday from 9 to 10:30am for the Celebration of Sharing/The Eucharistic presence of the Good Shepherd

4.       14 September Saturday from 8am to 13:00pm Celebration of the Sacrament of First Confession / Reconciliation

5.       13th October Sunday at 11am Celebration of the Sacrament of Eucharist/First Holy Comunion

ENQUIRIES:

Life Teen Confirmation Program:
Aldina Santos: call 083-303-5149 or email

Junior Catechism Level 1 – 7:
Colleen Murphy: 082-882-8779