Parish of the Holy Cross Religious Education classes (PREP) will begin on the following days:
Olivet School Wednesday, September 18
Spanish PREP Saturday, September 21
St. Teresa of Avila Sunday, September 22
ExCEL School Sunday, September 22
The teen classes – RCIT 1/RCIT 2 will not begin until October. Students will be contacted via the call-out system, social media, the parish bulletin, and Constant Contact with the details.

Las clases del programa parroquial de educación religiosa (PPER o PREP) empezarán en las fechas siguientes:
Escuela de Olivet, miércoles, 18 de septiembre
Catecismo en español, sábado, 21 de septiembre
Santa Teresa de Ávila, domingo, 22 de septiembre
Escuela ExCEL, domingo, 22 de septiembre
Las clases para los adolescentes - RCIT 1/RCIT 2 no empezarán hasta octubre. Nos comunicaremos con los alumnos por teléfono, las redes sociales, el boletín parroquial y por correo electrónico con más detalles.


English as a Second Language (ESL) offers affordable English classes to adults who have little or no English and those who wish to improve English language skills.
Classes meet on Tuesdays in the Immaculate Conception Rectory basement (North Avenue in Bridgeton). The classes are scheduled in two sessions. The fall session is from late September through early December. Classes for registered students resume late January through late March (or early April).
Students are required to pre-register for classes. Registration is for both sessions and usually accepted starting in July through mid-September. Look for registration announcements in the bulletin and during Masses. Students are encouraged to commit to attending both sessions.
Volunteers are welcome and require no Spanish or teaching skills. If you would like to be added to the volunteer notification list, please send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You will be contacted for the orientation meeting held before fall classes begin. If you may be interested in teaching, please indicate this in your email.
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2019-2020 Sessions

Student Registration: Please register at the Immaculate Conception office (M-F 5-9) or try the Convent. Early registration helps our planning, so please try to register early. Classes are Tuesday evenings 7-8:30 and will start late September. Full class schedule and additional information available at registration.

Volunteer Orientation: Volunteers are welcome and require no Spanish or teaching skills. Not sure if you want to volunteer? Please come to the orientation meeting for additional information. Tuesday, September 17th, Immaculate Conception rectory basement, 6:30-8:30.
Schedule: Note that registration is for BOTH sessions.

Volunteer Orientation: Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 to 8:30
Fall session: 10 Classes: Tuesday, September 24 thru Tuesday, December 3rd 6:30 to 8:30,
OFF: Tuesday, November 26th for Thanksgiving week.

Winter Session: 10 Classes: Tuesday, January 28 thru Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 to 8:30.


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