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Confirmation
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With the Sacrament of Confirmation one continues his/her commitment to our Lord’s community, the Church, that began at Baptism. Just as Baptism is a personal Easter for Christians who die with Christ in the baptismal waters in order to rise with Him, Confirmation is a personal Pentecost in which the presence of God’s life-giving Spirit empowers Christians to witness to Christ. 

Preparation for Confirmation is a multi-dimensional process of spiritual reflection, soul-searching, and faith-sharing in order to ready one’s heart for the strengthening grace of the Holy Spirit. Confirmation is a commitment to follow Jesus’ way of life by participating fully in the sacramental life of the Church, serving the community, and continuing to deepen one’s faith. For this reason, our program combines various techniques to facilitate this process such as prayerful classroom discussion and reflection, home study, service projects, Eucharistic celebrations, liturgical rites, a sponsor/candidate event, and a day-long retreat. 

2013 Confirmation Information Packet 


First Eucharist
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The Eucharist is one of the three Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist). Sharing in the Eucharist for the first time involves entry into a new phase in a person’s faith journey in which s/he enters more deeply into relationship with God and the Catholic Christian Community. Initiation into the Catholic Church in this respect, entails taking on more deeply a Catholic identity of discipleship in Christ. In fact, it means embracing more significantly a life lived in imitation of Christ in conjunction with the whole Catholic Christian Community which is the Body of Christ. 

Because the Office of Religious Education fully recognizes parents as the primary educators of their children, it embraces their role in the educational process and provides a format for parental involvement in the Sacramental Preparation Process. In this regard the First Eucharist Program incorporates a multi-dimensional approach to Sacramental Preparation that includes an emphasis on parent catechesis with a view toward parent - child interactive learning, and total family participation. 

2013 First Eucharist Information Packet 


First Reconciliation
In the second year of Religious Education, generally Grade 2, children prepare for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Children receive the sacrament at the end of the first semester before Christmas. Parents are included in the preparation process and in the communal part of the celebration of the sacrament as an important part of the process. 


Baptism Click here for Baptism and Godparent/Christian Witness Policy
Parish members planning to have their child (under age 5) baptized must contact the pastor, Fr. Scott Hahn, at least one month in advance. Baptisms may be scheduled for the first Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. or the second Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. To register for baptism preparation class or to schedule a baptism, please contact Fr. Scott atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call him at 301-236-5200, ext. 11. 


Marriage
Parish member planning marriage need to call the Parish Office at least six (6) months in advance. 


Anointing of the Sick
Contact the Parish Office to request this sacrament. 


RCIA
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process by which the Catholic Church welcomes and initiates new members into its midst. To learn more about becoming Catholic,click here. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Children (RCIC) is an adaptation of the RCIA for children preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation into the Catholic Church. To learn more about the RCIA and RCIC, click here

Regular Sunday Mass
Saturday 5:00 am - Youth Choir or Women’s Choir
Sunday 7:30 am - Cantor
Sunday 9:00 am - Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Cantor/Handbell choir
Sunday 10:30 am - Adult Choir or Cantor
Sunday 12:15 am- Cantor/Schola

Please note: Gluten-free hosts are available at the Masses on Sunday at 9:00 am and Sunday at 10:30 am. 

Incense-free Mass: 9:00 am Sundays

Daily Mass
Monday through Friday at 9:00 am

Holy Days (Subject to change)
Holy Days 6:30 am, 9:00 am, and 7:30 am
Riderwood: 1:00 OR 3:00 am, as announced. 

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Throughout the Gospel, Jesus forgives peoples’ sins. This sacrament continues to bring God’s forgiveness to His people. Confessions are heard weekly on Saturday from 4:00 to 4:45 pm in the Church. At the Chapel at Riderwood, confessions are heard on the first Wednesday of the month from 2:00 to 2:45 pm. You may also make an appointment by calling Fr. Scott Hahn at 301-236-5200 x11. The School of Religious Education helps prepare children to receive the sacrament for the first time.

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Mission Statement
Resurrection Preschool is operated by Resurrection Catholic Church under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Washington DC. The school is open to all although it was founded to provide a preschool experience to parish children. The preschool strives to promote and develop the Catholic faith, in addition to teaching basic, age-appropriate learning skills. 


Goals

  • To foster the child’s understanding of God’s presence in the world and to help the child grow in love for our heavenly Father and his Son, Jesus. 
  • To acquaint the child with a school setting and routine by offering a safe, pleasant, and loving environment that promotes a positive attitude toward the learning experience. 
  • To provide the child with the opportunity to make friends and to practice skills such as listening, sharing, and cooperative play. 

Preschool Program
Classes are available for three and four year olds. 
Three-Year-Old classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30am - 12:00pm.
Four-Year-Old classes will meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30am - 1:00pm or Monday through Friday from 9:30am - 1:00pm.

Preschool Registration Forms: 
2016-2017 School Year Registration

Health Forms:

Health Forms

Office Hours:

M-W-F from 8:00am - 2:00pm

For more information contact:
Susan Quinn
Preschool Director
301-288-4665
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Welcome parents, you may find these links of interest and helpful:

www.catholicparents.org

www.dads.org

www.catholicmom.com

www.parentsandkidstalking.com

www.catholic.org

FILLABLE PDF 2016-2017 REGISTRATION FORMS. DOWNLOAD HERE!

PLEASE FILL OUT THE 2016-2017 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION FORM AND RETURN TO THE PARISH OFFICE BY SEPTEMBER 15, 2016. OPEN HOUSE IS SEPTEMBER 18/19 AND CLASSES BEGIN SEPTEMBER 25/26 

High School youth gather monthly for current “Hot Topic” Mini-Courses. Youth are able to have faith, food, and fun while deepening their understanding an appreciation of their Catholic faith. Gatherings are the third Sunday of each month from 11:45 am - 1:15 pm in the youth center.

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"Even though you are young, the time for action is now! It is time to let your light shine! Remember, Christ is calling you; the Church needs you; the Pope believes in you, and he expects great things of you!” Saint Pope John Paul II