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 St. Clare Religious Education

A Community Growing In Faith

 

Sacramental Preparation and Faith Formation Programs

SUPPORTING YOUR DOMESTIC CHURCH

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  • Accompany families through lessons using textbooks and crafts

  • Guided reflections on Sunday Gospel

  • Guest Speakers 

  • Confirmation virtual Bible study

  • Coordinated service projects for students and families 

  • FORMED streaming service subscription

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Dear Families,


As the COVID-19 pandemic dictates how we live today, it is clear that the necessary step to pull out of this crisis is the vaccination of the population. As Catholics, we are called to make moral decisions for living in community with others. You are invited to read statements from the Vatican and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to be properly informed of the Church's position regarding vaccination for Covid-19. 

Pope Francis: Unity Across the Americas | COVID-19 Vaccine Education

(CLICK HERE)


Statement of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

(CLICK HERE)


Statement of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

(CLICK HERE)

We are excited to be on Instagram now! We will use this as a way to communicate and share necessary information.

Follow us at :

st.clare.re

st.clare.confirmation

God bless you all,


The R.E. Team

Nancy Nazarian-Medina, Amie Travers, Janet Valadez and Omar Carrillo

Make your parish monthly contribution at https://st-clare.weshareonline.org . Your financial support is welcomed in maintaining the needs of the parish and parish staff. 

Visit www.LACatholics.org for updates from the Archdiocese.

 
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Vaccination Clinic

Help stop the spread of COVID-19

Date: Sunday, October 24th 

Time: 9AM-2PM

Location: St. Clare Catholic Church 

( 2nd does clinic, same location November 14th)

WALK INS ARE WELCOME

Flyer: (CLICK HERE)

 
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Trick or Treat Event

Friday, October 29th
4:30pm-7:00pm
Location: St. Clare Catholic Church
Costumes Encouraged
Ages 0-12

 

Masses & Office Information

Creating Paths

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Daily Mass Information

Ways to worship at St. Clare Church:

 All indoor services require the use of face mask regardless of vaccination status 

PRIVATE PRAYERS 6:30AM to 8:00PM daily

WEEKDAY ENGLISH Mass 9:00AM –   In person & live streamed

SATURDAY ENGLISH VIGIL Mass at 5:00PM –  In person & live streamed

SATURDAY SPANISH Mass at 7:00PM –  In person & live streamed

SUNDAY ENGLISH Mass at 7:00AM, 9:00AM, 11:00AM, 6:00PM 

SUNDAY BI-LINGUAL Mass at 1:00PM 

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:30AM to 7:15PM – Every Friday in the Chapel

FRIDAY ENGLISH Mass at 7:30PM

Office Hours

OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON OCTOBER 4TH 

Monday: 2pm-6pm

Tuesday:2pm-6pm

Wednesday:2pm-6pm

Thursday:2pm-6pm

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Mailing Address:

27341 Camp Plenty Road Santa Clarita, CA 91351-2645

Email: reclare2@gmail.com

Office Number: 661-252-6950

 

Registration 2021-2022

The Office of Religious Education strives to develop a strong sense of faith and Catholic identity in the youngest members of our church through young adulthood. We aspire to cultivate personal relationships for each child with our Lord Jesus Christ. Through these means, each child will become a living missionary disciple of Christ whose character and life are witnesses to His sacred teachings in the Gospels.

Current  students are automatically registered for the next level of Faith Formation

Religious Education

Due to an overwhelming response, the online option for registration is no longer available. 

We encourage you to call or email our office for questions regarding availability or wait listing of children for program sessions. 

Office phone: 661.252.6950

Email: reclare2@gmail.com  

Fall 2021- Spring 2022

What R.E. Program is a good fit for my child? (CLICK HERE)

To view the program calendars navigate to the Teachers Boxes Tab and locate the calendars.

Confirmation

Fall 2021- Spring 2022

What R.E. Program is a good fit for my child? (CLICK HERE)

Confirmation Year 1 Program Calendar: (CLICK HERE)

Confirmation Year 2 Program Calendar : (CLICK HERE)


Confirmation registration is closed. If you have any further questions we encourage you to call the office. Number is linked down below.

Volunteer Information

Fall 2021- Spring 2022

Volunteer Information: (CLICK HERE)

Navigate to the button below to access the volunteer application form.

Registration Fees will be  collected beginning July 1st, 2021.

 

Online Payments

Make a one-time payment  for those already registered in the  Religious Education Program. Click the button below to navigate to the payment page.

 

Pray the Rosary as a Family

Pray the Rosary for Healing Our Nation...


Prayer to Overcome Racism - http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/racism/upload/Prayer-to-Overcome-Racism.pdf

Pray the Rosary as a Family 

The Joyful Mysteries (Mondays and Saturdays) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WShVugWWOx0&t=0s

The Sorrowful Mysteries (Tuesdays & Fridays)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Mdr1Ah8R7A&t=0s

The Glorious Mysteries (Sundays & Wednesdays)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUeUKsYAbMY&t=0s

The Luminous Mysteries (Thursdays) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXcr7YYL12o 

Worship Songs 

Sing-along to Hail Mary, Gentle Woman  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RERoQ1biLdE

Salve Regina Song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0YWKLNhTvE 

 
Teacher Tabs

Teacher Tabs

Mrs. Judy Brothers

Sacramental Preparation Yr 1 Grades 1/2

Class dates: 10/27 @ 4:30 

(ALL CLASSES ARE ON ZOOM)

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Class Schedule: CLICK HERE

The Liturgical Year Handout: CLICK HERE

Mrs. Brothers Prayer Video: CLICK HERE

Homework Videos: CLICK HERE

Ms. Emma Servera

Sacramental Preparation Yr. 1 Gr. 1/2
Class dates: 10/27 @4:30
Room 6

Teacher App: (CLICK HERE)

Revised Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

Ms. Therese Cecilio

Sacramental Preparation Yr. 1 Gr. 1/2

Class dates: 10/27 @4:30

Room 5

Teacher App: (CLICK HERE)

Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

Mrs. Bernadeth Reyes

Sacramental Preparation Yr 1 Grades 3-4

Class dates: 10/27 @4:30

Room 8/9

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Revised Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

Mrs. Melanie Golder

Sacramental PreparationYr. 1 Grades 5-7

Class Dates: 10/27 @ 4:30

Room 2

Teacher App: (CLICK HERE)

Revised Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

Ms. Sue Procetto
Aide: Eileen Kearns

Sacramental Preparation Yr 2 Grades 2/3

Class dates: 10/26 @ 4:30

Room 5

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Revised Class Schedule: CLICK HERE

Mr. Edwin Legayada
Aide: Marilyn Legayada

Sacramental Preparation Yr 2 Grade 4/5

Class Dates: 10/26 @ 4:30

Room 4

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Revised Class Schedule: CLICK HERE

Mrs.Nancy Medina & Mrs.Marie Graham
Aide: Lucy Nazarian

Faith Formation Grade 3

Zoom Class Dates: 10/25 @ 4:30

In Person Class Dates: 11/29 @ 4:30

Room 3

Revised Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

Mrs. Jessica Rafkind
Aide: Jennelyn Foronda

Faith Formation Grades 4

In Person Class Dates: 11/29 @ 4:30

Zoom Class Dates: 10/25 4:30

Room

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Class Schedule : (CLICK HERE)

Ms. Marianne Hamor

Faith Formation Grade 5

In Person Class Dates: 11/29 @4:30 

Zoom Class Dates: 10/25 @5:30

Parish Hall

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

Mrs. Diane Quintero

Faith Formation Grade 6

Zoom Class Dates: 10/25 @4:30

IN Person Class Dates: 11/29 @4:30

Room 2

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Class Schedule: CLICK HERE

 Mr. Stephen Phillips& Mrs. MaryAnn Phillips (Son & Mother)

Junior High Grade 7

Zoom Class Dates: 10/19 @ 6:30

In Person Class Dates: 11/16 @ 6:30

Youth Center

Teacher App Mr.Phillips: CLICK HERE

Teacher App Mrs.Phillips: CLICK HERE

Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

10/19 PowerPoint: (CLICK HERE)

Mrs. Veronica Salinas

Junior High Grade 8

Zoom Class Dates: 10/19 @ 6:30

In Person Class Dates: 11/16 @ 6:30

Room 9

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

Mr. Alex Zuniga & Mrs. Carmen Zuniga

RCIA

All classes will be in person every Thursday @ 5 

Room 7

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Class Schedule: CLICK HERE

For information about the program (CLICK HERE)

Mrs. Bernadette Garcia & Mrs. Breanne Acosta

Sacramental Preparation Special Needs

Class Dates:  10/19 @ 4:30 pm

Room 3

Teacher App: CLICK HERE

Revised Class Schedule: (CLICK HERE)

 

Creating A FORMED Account

Activate your account

Step 1: Go to Formed.org

Step 2: Press the create an account

(it is free, because it is paid for by the parish)

Step 3: Input your email

Step 4: Choose your parish

(St. Clare, zip: 91351)

Step 5: Begin streaming!

 

Parent and Family Resources

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Lectionary: 149
Gospel: Mark 10:46-52
Adults: Do I realize that my gratitude can help others to believe?
Children: What do I like most about the story of Bartimaeus? Why?

Kids Gospel Readings and Reflection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POhgWYG5kAc


In the Gospel Updates for Lectio Divina for Adults: (CLICK HERE)

USCCB Reflection on Sunday:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7ezFXL5Hv4&list=PLpTzvCOJa7DD9TgXScDzmUNxVbbSBuOSi&index=15


Faith at Home: (CLICK HERE)

 
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Confirmation Information

Forming Missionary Disciples 

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Prayer to the Holy Spirit : Come, Holy Spirit, I invite you into the very depths of my being. Lead me, guide me, coach me, encourage me, and challenge me. Direct me in all things. Teach me to become a great decision maker, so that in every moment of every day I can choose what is good, right, noble, and just. Amen.

Coordinator: Janet Valadez

Confirmation Office Hours:Monday and Wednesday from 2:30pm - 6:30pm

  

Contact information:

Phone: 661-298-8627

Email: youthministrystclare@gmail.com

 

Confirmation Program  2021-2022

Do YOU know the Confirmation Program requirements? 

  • Attend Scripture Study ZOOM sessions as scheduled

  • Attend the Gathering ZOOM sessions as scheduled

  • Complete the Called to Mercy online coursework*

  • Complete the Saint research project. (CLICK HERE)

  • Participate in 2 Discipleship projects and turn in reflections. 

  • Participate in 2 Field trips and turn in reflection paragraphs.

Confirmation Year 1  Program Calendar (PDF) 

Confirmation Year 2 Program Calendar: (PDF)

Program Year 1 Upcoming Special Events

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Program Year 2 Upcoming Special Events

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Confirmation Year 1 Bible Study

Bible Study Dates:  10/18,11/1,11/15,& 12/6

Click the button below labelled Zoom link.

Self-Examination of Conscience Guide for Reconciliation: (CLICK HERE)

Confirmation Year 2 Bible Study

Bible Study Dates: 10/25,11/8,&11/29 

Click the button below labeled Zoom link. After clicking that it will redirect you to your Zoom Classroom.

Self-Examination of Conscience Guide for Reconciliation: (CLICK HERE)

Confirmation Gathering Session Yr.1

Gathering session dates:  10/27,11/10,&12/8


These sessions will be at St. Clare and will promptly begin @ 7PM

Confirmation Gathering Session Yr.2

Gathering session : 10/20,12/1

These sessions will be at St. Clare and will promptly begin @ 7PM

RESOURCES FOR YEAR 1 AND YEAR 2 PROGRAM

1. Sign up for Formed subscription. 

How to create a FORMED account

Step 1: Go to Formed.org

Step 2: Press the create an account

(it is free, because it is paid for by the parish)

Step 3: Input your email

Step 4: Choose your parish

(St. Clare, zip: 91351)

Step 5: Begin streaming!

2.Catholic Youth Bible (provided by Youth Ministry office)

3. Called to Mercy Online Program

Virtual Field Trip Options:

Option 1: Museum of Tolerance 

Go to museumoftolerance.com and click the tab named " Hear a Survivor". You will then be directed to register for a live talk with a real Holocaust Survivor on a Wednesday of your choice at 1 pm. You must register. It is FREE.

Option 2: Museum of Tolerance Testimonies

Watch some of their Holocaust Survivor speakers sharing their testimonies

Reflection:

Which every option you choose write a 2 paragraph summary on your thoughts and what you learned. Submit your work to the Confirmation Coordinator @youthministrystclare@gmail.com

To complete either option click the link below.

 

FIELD TRIP TO THE MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE

Sunday, November 7th

The Museum of Tolerance field trip explores the principles of human dignity, tolerance, diversity and community action in light of the response to the events of World War II and the Holocaust. Explore the impact of intolerance, hatred and discard for the value of life on a society. What lessons did society learn and do those lessons help society prevent crimes against humanity and genocide from happening again? 

  • Check-in at St. Clare Youth Center at 9:15am. 

  • Bring a bottle of water for the bus ride and a small snack.   

  • Bags are NOT permitted in the museum. 

  • Facial mask covering is required to be worn on the bus and inside the museum. 

  • Pick up time at St. Clare Youth Center at 4pm. 

Participant list is composed of candidates who turned in the field trip permission slip. 

To verify that you are on the participant list, email Mrs. Valadez. 

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Family Discipleship Project

Bridge To Home Family Discipleship Project

Step 1: Sign up using one of the links provided. To access the links (CLICK HERE)

Step 2: Follow the instructions on the Bridge To Home Sign up Genius.

Step 3: On the sign-up page, fill out the information, and in the " My Comment" box write St. Clare Youth Ministry and the child's name.

Step 4: Write a 1-2 paragraph reflection explaining how you organized making the meal and why your family chose to participate.

  • Dinner Service

 November 19, 2021

(CLICK HERE)

  • Lunch preparation

December 3, 2021

4:30-6pm 

St. Clare Parish Kitchen

  • Dinner Service 

December 19, 2021

(CLICK HERE)

ADOPT-A-SENIOR  

Connect with the elderly of our parish ! Send a homemade card or drawing to brighten their day!

Email Mrs. Valadez at youthministrystclare@gmail.com to be matched with a senior. 

Halloween Discipleship Project

Halloween Trick or Treat Event!

Get into the Halloween spirit and help us bring joy to the children of St. Clare by joining the decorating team. This group will decorate classroom doors for the St. Clare Trick or Treat event on Friday, October 29th from 4:30pm -7pm. 


We also need helpers to wear a costume and hand out candy! 


To sign-up, email your name to Mrs. Valadez by Wednesday, October 20!

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Get To Know Our Staff

 

Nancy Nazarian-Medina

Nancy serves as the Director of Religious Education and is a certified California Catechist.  She is facilitator for the national Virtus-Safe Guard the Children Program training teachers, parents and volunteers about the risk of child abuse and how a community can take preventative measures to protect children from abuse. She served on the Advisory Board for the Archdiocese Office of Religious Education (2017-2019). Nancy was a volunteer catechist at St. Clare from 2000-2014.  Prior to working at St. Clare, Nancy served as Dean of Students at Immaculate Heart High School and taught AP Government, AP U.S. History and Economics and developed curriculum for a senior year elective, International Relations. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA and a M.A in Conflict Resolution from CSUDH. The job she relishes the most is as mom to her sons.

Janet Valadez

Janet joined the staff in 2018 as the Confirmation Coordinator, assisting Nancy Medina in guiding our youth in their sacramental preparation for Confirmation. She and her husband have been parishioners since 1991, raising sons in St. Clare's catholic community.

Amie Travers

Amie joined the team in the summer of 2019. She is a mother of 2. She has managed high end retail stores for many years. Amie has also been involved with PTA in the past. Amie works with elementary and special needs children in the Sulphur Springs School District.

Omar Carrillo

Omar joined the staff in the summer of 2019. He is currently attending California State University of Northridge majoring in Business Law. Mr. Carrillo always has a smile on his face and is always willing to help. Any questions feel free to ask him, he will try to answer them to the best of his ability.

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Location

19606 Calla Way, Canyon Country, CA 91351

661-252-6950