Fall 2019  Religious Education Schedule

Grades K through 8

K - 8 classes are held Sunday 9:15 to 10:15 am

*All students & parents are invited to attend weekly Masses to see the teachings of our faith come to life!

Sept. 15 - no class. Mandatory Teacher Preparation Retreat Day - 8 am Mass to 12:30 pm

Sept. 22 - Class K - 8  - first day of classes

Sept. 29 - K - 8

Oct. 6 - K - 8 

Oct. 13 - No class

Oct. 20 - K - 8 

Oct. 27 - K - 8

Friday, Nov. 1st - Solemnity of All Saints - holy day of obligation

Nov. 3 - K - 8

Nov. 10 - No class

Monday, Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day

Nov. 17 - K - 8 

Nov. 24 - No class - beginning of Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 1 - No class - end of break & first Sunday of Advent

Dec. 7 - First Reconciliation - 10 am

Dec. 8 - K - 8  - Last day of classes for the Fall semester

Dec. 9 - Immaculate Conception observed

Dec. 15 - No class - UMass Finals in Session

Dec. 25 - Christmas - holy day of obligation

Jan. 1 - Mary, Mother of God - holy day of obligation

Spring 2020 Religious Education Schedule

Grades K through 8

 

K - 8 classes are held Sunday 9:15 to 10:15 am

*All students & parents are invited to attend weekly Masses to see the teachings of our faith come to life!

Jan. 26 - K - 8  - First day of spring semester

Feb. 2 - K - 8

Feb. 9 - K - 8 

Feb. 16 - No class - winter break

Feb. 23 - No class - winter break

Feb. 26 - Ash Wednesday observed through prayer & fasting

Mar. 1 - K - 8 

Mar. 8 - No class - UMass spring break begins

Mar. 15 - No class - UMass spring break ends

Mar. 22 - K - 8 

Mar. 29 - K - 8

April 4 - First Communication Banner Making Day - 10 am to 12 noon

April 5 - K - 8  - Palm Sunday

Apr. 9 - Holy Thursday

Apr. 10 - Good Friday

Apr. 11 - Holy Saturday

Apr. 12 - No class - Easter Sunday

Apr; 19 - No Class - Spring Break & Divine Mercy Sunday

Apr. 26 - Last day of religious ed classes - K - 8 

May 2 - First Communion rehearsal at 10 am

May 3 - First Communion - 10:30 Mass

The Newman Catholic Center, located on the UMass Amherst campus, serves the students, faculty, and staff
of the University and the Five College area through events, worship, prayer, community service, and special happenings.

Newman Catholic Center

472 N. Pleasant St.

Amherst, MA 01002

413.549.0300

newmansecretary@diospringfield.org

Mission Statement: Empowered by the Spirit and inspired by John Henry Newman's motto: "Heart speaks to Heart" we explore, believe and reach out inclusively to make Jesus Christ present to all who share their journey with us.