Faith Formation : Parish School of Religion (PSR)


Welcome to the St. Mary Parish School of Religion webpage! 

The Parish School of Religion (PSR) mission is to assist parents in the religious education and spiritual formation of their children. Our program is committed to the spiritual development of students in the parish (K-8th grade) who attend non-parochial schools.  We are excited to transmit the message of Jesus Christ to the families who participate in our program!

2013-14 PSR Class Calendar

2013-14 Oneight Calendar

2013-14 Altar Server Commitment Form

2013-14 Volunteer Form

2013-14 NEW Family Registration Form

2013-14 Family Health Information Form

2013-14 Family Re-registration Form  

Ann Manning, Associate DRE 740-369-8228
Maria Vonada, Associate DRE 740-369-8228
Pam Moore, PSR secretary 740-369-8228



The St Mary Parish School of Religion is in full swing now.  The kids are learning about and forming a relationship with God.  We are so excited to see them all at Mass with their families learning about the culture of being Catholic.  The Eucharist is the most important event of your entire week.  Do not let them miss how important God’s sacrifice is for all of us.


Have you been showing your children the tweets from the Pope?  He is such a prayerful man.  Let them see him online.  You can even show them him on youtube.  They would love to see him.


Please pray for the Confirmation students, their families and their sponsors.  They will be on retreat over the next few weekends. 


We will be announcing the parent meetings for First Communion so watch your email.  

Peace be with you,

The Parish School of Religion team of teachers




Do not forget that Tuesday nights from 6-9 will always be a time where you can come in to the Religious Education office and discuss your classes, get more ideas, and just share your experiences.  From 6-9 is when the staff are usually there.


Keep in touch with me as to when you come, just in case I'm running late. 740-815-4682 cell (unlimited talk and text).           ~ Maria



We Need You!
Want to be part of a new and exciting program? The Religious Education Office continues to need volunteers to teach  in all classes. We are looking for parishioners with love for Christ and middle school youth, a desire to minister, a willingness to serve as a Christian role model, and a weekly commitment. Please call the Religious Education Office and help bring our kids closer to Jesus!


*** All participants must complete a Protecting God's Children program through the diocese and have a BCI check.  Please contact the Religious Education Office for additional details.



Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

 PSR offers a program this year for 3 -5 year olds. The program is called the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and is based on the Montessori method. I am very excited about offering this great program here at St. Mary's. We will have 2 trained catechist (90 hours training) available to launch the program.  We will need a lot of help getting our atrium furnished.  We will also need some 3 - 5 year olds, so if you know anyone who may be interested in the program please let them know about it.  Please see the link below and also go to the web site If you have questions please call or email Ann Manning (369-8228,
For more information go to the link below to view a video from a parish in Long Island, St. Margaret of Scotland, where the priest himself is the catechist and formation leader. The video is a nice introduction to the program.