Parish Religious Education

Parish Religious Education Program (P.R.E.P)  |  Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (R.C.I.A)  |  Vacation Bible School  | 


Preparing our children for the sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation is accomplished through the parish schools, St. Matthew Parochial School, Blessed Trinity Regional School or through our Parish Religious Education Program (P.R.E.P).


Adults seeking instruction and full communion in the Roman Catholic Church are invited to join our Rite of Christian Initiation (R.C.I.A) classes.

Parish Religious Education Program ~ P.R.E.P.


Our Parish Religious Education Program (P.R.E.P.) is a religious education program for children in grades Pre-K through 6 who do not attend Catholic grade schools. Classes are held on Sunday mornings from 9:30-10:45am from September to May in Our Lady of Consolation School Hall.


PREP Classes will begin on Sunday, September 11, 2016 and continue through May in the former OLC School Building. Registration forms are in vestibule and cost of attending is $50 per child. For information, contact Rebecca Ruiz, Director of Religious Education, by phone at 215-806-7640, by email at peace2407@gmail.com or by contacting the Rectory.


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Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults ~ R.C.I.A.


The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is that program by which Non-Catholic persons prepare to join the Catholic Church after a period of inquiry, instruction, sharing of faith and life experiences, and conversion.

The classes are also for adult Catholics seeking the Sacraments of First Communion and/or Confirmation.


RCIA classes will begin on Monday, September 19, 2016 and continue through Lent. Classes will meet at 7pm in the Rectory.There is no fee for RCIA classes. For more information, please contact the Rectory.


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