Religious Education

Location:  Holy Redeemer Ministry Center
                 603 Bridge Street
                 Ellwood City, PA  16117

Directors of Religious Education:
Laurie Nocera - Elementary Catechesis and R.C.I.A.: 
Katherine Bellissimo - Jr. High, High School, Adult and R.C.I.A.: 

Fax:  724-752-1271

Elementary CCD (K-6): 

Monday: 4:30 to 5:45 p.m Wednesday: 5:00 to 6:15 p.m.

Junior High CCD
7th Grade:
Sunday or Monday: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
8th Grade: Sunday Only: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

     New and Re-registrations are accepted beginning in March for the upcoming CCD Programs beginning in September.  Parents are required to re-register their children every year.  Proof of Baptism is required when a parent registers their child for the first time. Above you will find the Referenced Files or Forms links to our New Registrations Forms and Re-registration forms.  You may print them out and send to the address mentioned above or place in a sealed envelope marked "CCD" and place in the collection basket at Mass.

Below is a link to our curriculum program website for elementary CCD teachers, parents and students:


Are you the parent of a child entering kindergarten or first grade?  Kindergarten CCD is offered on Mondays and is strongly recommended (but not required).  For children entering first grade: If it is your intention your child  receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist in the spring of their 2nd grade year it is required that they have two (2) years of formal catechesis.  New Student Registration Forms are also available on this website to download and print.