Religious Education at St. Joseph
Our ministry serves to provide religious education opportunities for the youth and families of St. Joseph Church to enhance their personal and community faith development. To this end, we offer Elementary, Junior High and Confirmation Religious Education, Preparation for First Sacraments, Senior High youth group and other opportunities for enriching our faith. Our dedicated volunteers serve as catechists, substitute teachers, youth group leaders and chaperones, teaching assistants and helpers with special programs
Each year, we offer Elementary, Junior High and Confirmation Religious Education, Preparation for First Sacraments, Senior High youth group and other opportunities for enriching our faith. In addition, many activities are planned throughout the school year. Registration takes place in the fall each year - please watch the bulletin for details or call the parish office.
If you are a non-baptized adult or baptized in another Christian Church, a baptized Catholic who never received Reconciliation, Eucharist or Confirmation, or are interested in knowing more about the Catholic Church, then RCIA is for you! RCIA is a community experience in Catholic Christian growth which includes formation and informational sessions. We also offer several adult education study sessions throughout the year.
Vacation Bible School
Catholic School Education
Regina Coeli Elementary School 330-823-9239
St. Thomas Aquinas High School 330-875-1631
Vacation Bible School is a one week event where children, preschool through 6th grade enjoy learning about God through meaningful activities based on a daily theme. Crafts and Bible skits encourage children to learn about God in a fun, exciting way. Teens serve as assistants and crew leaders. Young people and adults are needed to plan and execute this event.