Fall 2019  Religious Education Schedule

Grades 9, 10 & Confirmation

Classes are held Sunday 5 to 6:45 pm (before the 7 pm Mass)

*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   - first day of classes

Oct. 6 - 9 & 10 

Oct. 13 - No class

Oct. 20 - 9 & 10

Oct. 27 - No class

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

*Nov. 2 - Mandatory Confirmation rehearsal for candidates & sponsors at 10 am - Chapel

Nov. 3 - Confirmation at 10:30 am Mass

Nov. 10 - No class

Monday, Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day

Nov. 17 - 9 & 10 

Nov. 24 - No class - beginning of Thanksgiving Break

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

Dec. 8 - 9 & 10  - 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 9 & 10

Jan. 26 - first day of spring classes

Feb. 9 - 9 & 10

Feb. 16 - No Class

Feb. 23 - No Class

March 1 - 9 & 10

March 8 - No Class

March 15 - No Class

March 22 - 9 & 10

April 5 - 9 & 10

Thursday, April 9 - Holy Thursday observed

Friday, April 10 - Good Friday observed

Saturday, April 11 - Holy Saturday observed

Sunday, April 12 - Easter Sunday observed

April 12 - No Class on Easter Sunday

April 19 - No Class

April 26 - Last day of classes for the religious education year

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.