August, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians

Welcome to the 2022- 2023 Catechism year!

It is with great joy to serve your child/children. Our focus this year is to enhance the knowledge of the Catholic Faith to your child/children. After all you are the first and for most educator in the life of your child/children including spirituality.

Parents/Guardians are encouraged to participate in the classroom through observation once a month.

We would like to remind you of the following:

  • Attending class is of great importance.
  • Class starts promptly at 4:30 pm and ends at 6:00 pm on Wednesdays, starting
    September 4th. Doors to buildings will be locked after 4:45 pm for safety reasons.
    Phone numbers of safety team members will be posted on doors so the door can be
  • If at all possible your child’s/children religious education should come first before all extracurricular activities.
  • Children receiving First Holy Communion must bring a copy of their Baptismal
    Certificate. Students in the Confirmation program must bring a copy of their Baptismal and First Holy Communion Certificates.
  • Please remind your child/children of their obligation to respect their classmates, teachers and teacher assistants.
  • Some teachers are requiring parents to sign in and sign out their child from the classroom.
  • Any person going to the classroom, other than students and teachers, must get a VisitorsPass from Virginia Holguin or the church Office.
  • All grades will be required to attend the10:00 am mass on the first Sunday of each month. Please refer to the CCD calendar for changes CCD/Confirmation Calendar.
  • Remember the Sabbath, to keep it holy. (Fourth Commandment).

Thank you for your cooperation and support. If you have any questions or concerns please direct them to your child/children’s teacher. You may also contact, April Ortiz 575-342-8955.

April Ortiz, Director of Religious Education
First Grade – Luz Camacho Second – Rosemary Martinez
Third Grade – Michelle Vasquez 4th thru Junior High –
RCIA – Serena Murillo Pre-Confirmation – Victoria Holguin
Confirmation – Antonio & Stephanie Jacquez

To register for CCD please print and fill out the Religious Application form and return to the office, located at 420 W Market St, Silver City, NM 88061