St. Mary's Religious Ed. Program

"Knock and the Door Shall Be Opened..." Luke 11:10

NEWSFLASH!!!

THE 7TH GRADE ST. JUDE'S WALK A THON WAS CANCELLED ON SATURDAY 10/3 DUE TO THE WEATHER. STUDENTS WHO BRING IN THEIR COMPLETED PLEDGE FORMS AND DONATIONS ON MONDAY EVENING WILL GET CREDIT FOR THEIR FIRST CHURCH SERVICE. 

CLASSES FOR THE 2015 / 2016 SCHOOL YEAR ARE NOW UNDERWAY. IF YOU HAVE NOT REGISTERED YOUR CHILD PLEASE CALL US IN THE OFFICE AT (609)-597-7600 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. MOST CLASSES ARE NOW FULL, HOWEVER HOME STUDY MAY BE AN OPTION.

Welcome to St Mary's Religious Education website.  Our R.E. Program includes grades K-8 as well as programs for our special needs, RCIA,  Catch-up, High School, Summer and Home Study students.  Included on our website are registration forms, a monthly calendar and contact information.  We will post closings and other important information throughout the year. The purpose of this website is to improve communication within the program.  The Religious Education Office (609-597-7600) is located at 100 Bishop Lane, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050.  We have a 'drop-off' box outside the building that can be used for registration forms and other required paperwork when the office is closed. As you approach the doors the box in on your left side.  For additional information about our parish, you can visit www.stmarysbarnegat.com

Office Hours

Our Office Hours are:  Monday through Thursday from 9 AM to 3:30 PM May-August and 9 AM to 4 PM September-April. We do not have hours on Friday-Sunday.

All Saints Regiona Catholic School Families

If your student attends All Saints Regional Catholic School and you are a parishioner of St. Mary's Parish, your child will receive their sacraments through St. Mary's Parish. Students should be registered in the program in the spring of 1st grade (May-July) to be eligible for Reconciliation & Eucharist in 2nd grade. Students should be registered for Confirmation in the spring of 7th grade (May-July) in order to be eligible to receive Confirmation in 8th grade.

Fingerprinting Information

ALL volunteers who work with the children of our Parish are required to be fingerprinted.  Effective immediately, on the second Thursday of each month, personnel will be available from 1 PM to 3 PM at the Religious Education Center in Manahawkin, to schedule anyone who needs to be fingerprinted.  This is an online process which requires a credit card payment.  A check for $15 will be collected at the time of the scheduling.  This is a deposit only and will be returned upon the submission of the completed paperwork to the Religious Education Center.

Anyone who prefers to schedule their own appointment online may pickup the required paperwork at the Religious Education Center.  Upon submission of the completed paperwork to the rectory, the fee of $26.25 will be reimbursed.

In the event a volunteer requires an evening appointment, they will be processed between 6:30 PM amd 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of the month BY APPOINTMENT ONLY which can be scheduled by calling 609-597-7600.

 

Parish Addresses & Offices

St. Mary's Church & Rectory: 747 West Bay Avenue, Barnegat, NJ 08005, 609-698-5531 

Peacful Dove Gift Shop, 747 West Bay Avenue, Barnegat, NJ 08005, 609-660-2400

St. Mary's of the Pines Church, 100 Bishop Lane, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

FFC: Faith Formation Center, 100 Bishop Lane, Manahawkin, NJ 08050: Includes R.E.P Office, Youth Group Office, Parish Center, Ken's Kitchen & Bingo

R.E.P. Office: 609-597-7600; Bingo & Ken's Kitchen 609-597-1814; Youth Group Office 609-597-1071