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Family Day

Posted on October 22, 2019 in: Religious Education

Family Day
FAMILY DAY for ALL St. Boniface and St. Lawrence Families (PREP and SJNRA) Each family will make an Advent wreath, learn a little bit about Advent and take home some materials to use at home during the season. WHEN? Sunday, November 24th 9-10am - No regular prep class that day WHERE? St. Lawrence Parish Center (PREP building) basement You NEED to register for this event so we can purchase and prepare the materials.  Registration deadline is MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4 PREP families will receive a registration form this week at class. SJNRA families will receive i...

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Steubenville Youth Conference
The Steubenville Youth Conference is a Catholic Converence designed to bring high-schoolers into a life-changing encounter with Jesus Christ. While the conference will be held next July (10 - 12, 2020), there is an informational meeting on October 22 at 7pm at St Joseph the Worker Parish, in the Msgr Fleming Center.  Attending the meeting is NOT a commitment, but rather a chance to learn about this opportunity and get your questions answered.   Our goal is to fill a bus from the greater Williamsport area for Steubenville 2020. Makenzie Connor is...

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Youth Ministry

Basket Bonanza

Posted on October 09, 2019 in: Religious Education

Basket Bonanza
SJNRA’s Annual Basket Bonanza is on Friday, October 25th at the St. John Neumann Elementary Gym & Cafeteria, 710 Franklin Street in Williamsport. Doors open at 5pm. The drawing will start at 7:15pm. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. This Chinese-style auction will feature more than 60 baskets, each worth at least $25, and 25 or more specialty MEGA baskets, each worth at least $125. Advance tickets will be available on the Preview Nights, Wednesday, October 23 & Thursday, October 24 from 6pm.-8pm. Advance tickets are also available at either...

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Youth Ministry
Children's Liturgy of the Word  (CLOW)
This was so successful last year that we are pleased to announce the start of the next season. They will occur twice per month by leading the kids into their special prayer room where adults will walk them thru a children's version of the Holy Scripture for the day. These are at the 10:30 Mass: September 15th and 29th October 6th and 20th November 3rd and 24th December 8th and 22nd Thanks for your enthusiasm and trust. We welcome adults who may be eager to join our teams. Contact Barb Rizzo brizzo55@verizon.net  

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Elementary School Playground

Posted on September 11, 2019 in: Religious Education

Elementary School Playground
The new playground is beginning to take shape at the St. Boniface campus.

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CONFIRMATION MEETING for parents of 7th and 8th grade youngsters. This meeting is for SJNRA AND PREP students.  September 29, from 9 – 10am in the St. Lawrence Church Hall.  At this meeting, we will outline the 2-year confirmation program and give you a preview of Chosen from Ascension Press. This will be followed by 10:30am mass at St. Boniface where the students will be enrolled and introduced as Candidates for Confirmation.

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PREP

PREP Starts a New Year

Posted on September 03, 2019 in: Religious Education

PREP begins on September 15, 2019, from 9 to 10am.  It will be held at the St. Lawrence Church Hall, 344 Winthrop St, South Williamsport.  On the first day, parents and children should arrive together at the church hall.  The children will be escorted to their classrooms by their catechists and the parents are asked to remain in the hall to learn about the new curriculum and plans for the year.

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PREP
PREP REGISTRATION  August 17/18
PREP REGISTRATION Weekend: Registration will be held again on August 17th & 18th after all the Masses. Fill out a simple registration form so that we have updated contact information on file Receive a packet of information containing the 2019-2020 PREP Calendar, Family Handbook and Prayers for Children booklet as well as instructions on signing up for Remind, a text messaging app that will help us communicate with parents regarding weather closings and reminders about upcoming events during the year. Pay the registration fee (cash or check made out to St. Bo...

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PREP Closing Day Mass

Posted on April 11, 2019 in: Religious Education

Closing Day Mass is April 14th at St. Lawrence 9:00 a.m. –  We are very blessed that some of our youth are assisting at this Closing Day Mass as Readers and Altar Servers. We invite parents as well and ask that our youth in Kindergarten and 1st Grade sit as a class up front with their parents. We ask that our youth in 2nd to 8th grade will sit as a class and their parents will sit in pews surrounding them. Also, that our 8th grade class offer to service as greeters and ushers. Thank you parents for participating.

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DIRECTOR of RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (DRE) St. Boniface/St. Lawrence Parishes – Williamsport PA 17701 JOB SUMMARY (Start Date - June 3rd, 2019): This catechetical program serving two linked parishes (3 miles apart) totaling 800 families, is seeking an exceptional individual to serve as DRE in coordination with the pastor. This part time post has responsibility for faith formation of K – 8th grade children. This could be a full time position, based on the individual with added responsibility for youth, adults and liturgy. These dynamic parishes are in the midst of growth thus...

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Due to the weather this weekend, there will be no PREP classes.  Classes will continue on January 27. 

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What to do if we get snow:  If roads are not clear then don’t come to PREP.  If ince or snow on the roads Saturday night or Sunday morning making the roads dangerous to travel, just assume class is canceled.  When dropping children off for PREP, please make sure there is class.  Watch you child walk in through those doors before you drive away.   January, February and March there could be a number of changes, if you ar e uncertain about Sunday PREP, please check the Facebook Page or Parish Web Site. Confirmation Update:  Planning is underway for a confirmation Retreat for ou...

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Parents please note there will be no PREP CLASS on December 23rd or Decemebrt 30th.  We will resume classes on January 6th, 2019!   Enjoy the time with Family and Friends!  May God love for you keep warm and that you share that warmth with those around you!

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We have uploaded photos of the children of St Lawrence and St Boniface celabrating Advent in their Prep classes. Thank you to all the teachers and parents for making this moment possible.  Please follow the link to the Prep Photo Album.

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ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES are scheduled for the following dates: SUNDAY Dec. 16th 9:10-10am - Islam #101 Each session will begin with a presentation of 20 minutes. The balance will be dedicated to your questions. Note that all of these are during PREP. The location is at St. Lawrence Hall.

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Catechists Meeting

Posted on September 13, 2018 in: Religious Education

MEETING FOR ALL CATECHISTS is Sunday September 16th after the 10:30am Mass. There will also be a Commissioning of all Catechists during the 10:30am Mass at St. Boniface on the same day.  We will meet in the RAC Room after Mass. 

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The 2018-2019 PREP CALENDER IS NOW AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE.  You can find it under "ABOUT - PREP"

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Working with our NEW Pastor, Father Bill we are creating our registration form, calender, parent handbook for the 2018-2019 PREP year.  These items will be available on this web site as well as mailed to families registered in PREP from the pior year.  If your child wasn't registered last year and you would like the material mailed to you, please email Dianne Fisher at actsoffaith@yahoo.com. 

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Prep 2018-2019

Posted on July 19, 2018 in: Religious Education

Are You Able To Help– The Religious Education Program is looking for adults to help next fall.  if you can help serve your parish in this way, I am looking for PREP Catechists. I train, explain and never ask more than you can give. Contact me, Dianne Fisher, with any questions on this 570-322-3278.

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