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Religious Education


Parents have the primary responsibility for the Faith Formation of their children. An important ministry at the Holy Name Parish is the religious education of our children.  We assist parents of children who attend public or non-Catholic private schools in their catholic education.


The Religious Education Program at Holy Name is designed for Kindergarten through Grade 8.  Classes meet on Saturdays 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM, from September through May.   Classes are held at the Pastoral Center, 1555 39th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122.


Pre-K- Grade 1:

This group studies the basic prayers ( Sign of the Cross, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be, Prayer Before Meals, Prayer to the Guardian Angel) and beginning Catechesis.


Grade 2:

This program prepares children for the Sacraments of Reconciliation (also called Penance or Confession) and Eucharist (also called Communion).  Two (2) year preparation is required.


Grades 3-6:

This program continues the Children’s Faith Formation through the study of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Scriptures, the Seven Sacraments.  Students receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist regularly during the school year.


Grades 7 & 8:

Students who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation must enroll in this program. The Sacrament of Confirmation completes their initiation into the Church community.  Two (2) year preparation is required


Special Classes:

This program is for children requiring special assistance. Contact DRE (Sr. Stella Negri FdCC).



Registration Fee:                $50.00 per student; $25.00 each for additional children

                                                in the same family.


                                                Additional fees for Confirmation and First Communion.



Holy Name Business Office:                  415-664-8590

Sr. Stella Negri, FdCC                               415-664-8590


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