to Religious Education

Sessions for Grades 1-5

 Sunday mornings 8:40am-9:50am.

Youth Ministry Grades 6-8

Monday nights as scheduled

Questions or Comments on K-12 Faith Formation, Contact Shannon McAden at smcaden@sainttheresachurchrye.org

The mission of St. Theresa Religious Education programs is to help our children and young adults to develop a loving relationship with our Heavenly Father and to enable them  to carry on their Catholic faith as disciples and witnesses of Jesus Christ.

Our Programs Goals 

- To help support parents in their role as the primary educators of the Faith for their children.

-To teach the Great Commandment as Jesus did; to love God with our whole heart, soul, mind and strength and to love our neighbor as ourselves.

-To teach the importance of daily prayer and to help students open their hearts to Gods presence in their lives.

-To develop a strong sense of belonging to the parish family, as evidenced by participation in Sunday Mass and other church activities.

- To teach the Truths and Faith of our Catholic Church and to encourage them to live a life in accordance with these Truths. 

- To provide an interactive and cooperative learning experience for our students that will encourage our students to want to know, love and serve the Lord.

-To prepare children and their families to receive the Sacraments.

Our Mission 

Religious Education Schedule: 


 Grades 1-5   8:40AM to 9:50AM



Grades 6-8    6:00PM to 7:15PM  

The Program fee is $50.00 per student, maximum per family is $200.00.  (Teacher fee is waived) There is also an additional $50.00 Sacrament Fee. If this presents a financial hardship, please contact Father Gary or Shannon McAden 603-964-6440 Ex. 519

We follow the school schedule and cancel in severe weather. WMUR posts cancellations.
Fall 2019 Confirmation – For students in grades 5, 6. and 7 in Fall 2019


Fall Confirmation Date set:

                     Date:  Sunday  October 27, 2019 

                     Time:  2:30PM  


Confirmation  Preparation Grades 5, 6, & 7.  Some of you have attended some or all of the three sessions this past Spring.  There will be two opportunities this Fall to make up the sessions missed.  Completion of three sessions are needed for Confirmation in October.  


To register for the Fall 2019 Confirmation Preparation Sessions please click the button below.




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815 Central Road, PO Box 482

Rye Beach, NH 03871

Rectory Number 

(603) 964-6440

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