Religious Education (CCD)

St. Ann’s Religious Education Program for children and youth supports parents in their role as the first and most effective teachers of their children. Our focus is on forming faith, not just teaching religion and it encompasses Sacramental Preparation and Faith Formation for children and youth.

For the 2023-2024 school year, St Ann of the Dune families are invited and encouraged to attend the Faith Formation program at St. Patrick’s Church. St. Patrick Catholic Community

Faith Formation Program will have two options for grades 1 – 7.
Option 1: Sunday mornings from 9:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.
Option 2: Wednesday evenings from 5:15 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

Eighth grade religious education is combined with Confirmation Preparation and will be
offered on the Sunday morning schedule from 9:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.

Faith Formation classes will meet approximately three times a month from August 2023 – May 2024.

There are registration forms on the hymnal racks at the back of church here at St. Ann’s.
Registration forms can be turned into the St. Pat’s Parish Office Monday through Thursday from 8:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M. and Friday 8:30-12:00 PM.

Registration forms can also be found at


Diocesan policy mandates that all staff and volunteers who have substantial contact with children must pass a criminal background check and attend a VIRTUS training session within 60 days of classes starting.

Please call the location of the training session to verify the date and time and to register. Each participant needs a workbook to participate.

The latest dates are always available on the Diocesan Website. We will be holding this training here in our parish in the very near future. Watch this space and the bulletin for more information as soon as a date has been scheduled.