Mass: St. Patrick’s students and teachers attend Holy Mass daily at 8:05a.m. Students participate in the Mass through prayerful participation as well as grade appropriate functions such as reading, serving, and taking up the collections. Students are expected to actively participate in the Mass. Through our reverent participation in the Holy Mass, we give glory to God. Parents are welcome to join the student body in worship whenever possible.
Holy Communion: Catholic students who are able and spiritually prepared to receive Communion are encouraged to do so. Those students who are unable to receive Holy Communion (in grades 3-8) are expected to receive a blessing.
Confession: Student will be given the opportunity once a month to go to Confession during the school day.
Adoration/ Benediction: All students will attend an Adoration period with their class as well as Benediction at 1:15p.m. on the First Friday of the month. Families are welcome to attend.
Stations of the Cross: All students will pray the Stations of the Cross on Fridays during the season of Lent.
Sacramental Preparation: St. Patrick’s school will assist parents of children in the second grade in preparation necessary to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. We will assist parents of children in the fifth grade with the sacrament of Confirmation. Children will receive instruction at school prior to the reception of the Sacrament. The dates will be posted in the newsletter and be on the calendar that is sent home.
Confirmation: Confirmation occurs when students are typically in 5th or 6th grade and happens every other year.
Marriage: Students are taught about the value of the marriage vocation and the sanctity of the family based on traditional and sacramental Catholic moral teachings.