We are here to assist you as you strive to raise your children in the Catholic faith. Religious education classes are offered for children in grades Pre-Kindergarten thru 7th grade. Preparation for First Holy Communion is a two year program available for students who are in at least third grade and have attended one year of religious education classes the year prior to entering the first communion preparation class. Parents and students will be required to attend monthly sessions together.

Preparation for Confirmation is a two year program for high school students. First year begins in the 8th Grade in Pre-Confirmation. High school students who have not attended religious education class the year prior to entering Confirmation will be placed in Pre-Confirmation.

Classes begin after the third Sunday in September (Catechetical Sunday). Pre-Kinder thru 7th grade classes meet on Sunday afternoon from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. and Confirmation and Pre-Confirmation meet on Sunday afternoon from 3:00 – 4:45 p.m.

A religious education season Family Mass is offered on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. 

Registrations for the religious education school year begins July 1st. Registrations are accepted in the church office from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday thru Friday. A new registration must be completed yearly. If you are registering for First Communion, you must bring a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate. If you are registering for Confirmation, you must bring a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate and first communion certificate. All families that attend the CCD program at St. John Neumann must be registered with the parish office.

For more information, contact Tracey Waters, Director of Religious Education, at religiouseducation@sjnyuma.com or call (928) 210-1827.