You must be a Registered Parishioner of St. Michael's to register.
As directed by the Archdiocese of Atlanta, sacramental preparation must be completed at your church of registration.
You can click on the following link to download St. Michael's Parish Registration Form: CLICK HERE Complete and drop off the form at the Religious Education dropbox next to the office door, or scan and email it to email@example.com.
First Holy Communion: Please register your second grade child by August 1.
+provide copy of Baptismal certificate
+attend parent meetings
+make a banner for First Holy Communion Mass (provided by program)
+attend Reconciliation Retreat (during which your child will receive First Reconciliation)
+attend First Holy Communion practice
Confirmation: Please register your teen by August 1 each year of the 2 years of the program; when they are in the 9th grade and then in the 10th grade.
+provide copy of Baptismal and First Holy Communion certificate at Year 1 of registration
+attend parent meetings
Year 1: complete Sponsor Form and Saint report by specified date; complete 3 Service
Opportunities and complete the Service Opportunity form; attend the one day retreat in
Year 2: attend parent meeting; complete 3 Service Opportunities and complete the Service Opportunity form; attend the retreat in the Spring
REGISTRATION: online form on the left menu- "Registration: Catholic/Home School"
St. Michael's has a policy and program for those who desire to teach religious education to their children at home. St. Michael’s recognizes that the primary religious educators of children are their parents. The Religious Education Office here at St. Michael’s is here to support parents in the faith formation of their childern.
Families must be registered members of St. MIchael's.
Homeschool is offered for grades 3,4,5,6,7,8. Registration for this program, includes materials from the Faith & Life curriculum published by Ignatius Press, or they may choose any faith-based Catholic curriculum as approved by the Director. The requirements for participation in this program include completing the Homeschool Record Form found on the left menu.
Homeschool is discouraged for First Holy Communion Prep and for Confirmation Prep both of which are a two year program. It is prefered that teens join the PSR Chosen Confirmation Program as this is an opportunity to build a stronger parish connection.
Exceptions are evaluated on an individual needs basis. Please contact the Religious Education Office 770-516-9699 x233.
REGISTRATION: online form on the left menu
If homeschooling Sacramental preparation with the prior approval of the Director of Religious Education, registration is required for parish Sacramental Preparation Programs:
First Holy Communion: Register your 2nd grade child, must be at least 7 years old by August 1. Attend parent meetings; Reconciliation and First Holy Communion practice sessions, and Reconciliation Retreat.
Confirmation: Register your teen for both years, 9th and 10th grade (must be at least 14 years old to begin Year 1). Register each year by August 1. Attend parent meetings, teen attends a retreat each year, participates in service opportunities, and may attend IGNITE sessions or other special events.
Registering with Religious Education provides the following:
By registering with us parents will be included in all mailings and dissemination of information concerning religious education functions which involve the children of the parish. We will also keep records of students’ progress via the Homeschool Record form.
The Religious Education Office provides the following:
Please click on the Homeschool Guidelines tab on the left for more information and details.
Please click on the Homeschool Record Form tab on the left for a copy of the form to submit to our office after completing the course. A separate copy is required for each student.
If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Bonutti, Director of Faith Formation/Religious education: 770-516-9699 x233 firstname.lastname@example.org