Striving to Live as the Holy Family 
United in Love and Respect!

727 Highway 36
Union Beach, NJ 07735

EMERGENCY LINE 732-739-7309
Rectory Phone 732-264-1484
Religious Education 732-264-7043



Religious Education Home
About Us
Links and Phone Numbers
Downloadable Forms



Registration in our program assumes a commitment to your child’s religious education—not just on our part—but yours, as parents, as well. Regular class and Mass attendance is expected because they are equally imperative to your child’s religious education. Our catechists can’t share their faith knowledge if the student is not present and without the actual practice of the faith (attendance at Mass) the student will see little point to the class. Our classroom program is meant to enhance, not replace the practice of our faith! We will provide a yearly calendar of class meetings so that your child’s appointments may be conveniently scheduled around class times. Please remember that progression in our program is not automatic and is dependent upon both regular attendance and participation. Because we assume religious education to be continuous from grade one through eight, all student exceptions to this will be evaluated and placed accordingly. If your family has any special needs, we will do our best to accommodate your child.

Family must be registered in Holy Family to attend.  Parish registration must be completed and mailed in, also discussed with the rectory during business hours if needed. In addition, a new Religious Education Registration must also be filled out and returned to the Religious Education office. One registration form per family child. A baptismal certificate is required with all new registrations, even if baptized at Holy Family. Students transferring from another program should request transfer documentation to be sent to our address or presented to us at time of registration. Re-Registration papers either go home with the students in the spring during classes or are mailed, please look in the bulletin for details.

Grades 1 and 6 will attend weekly from September through Mid-January on Tuesday afternoons and evenings and then required Sunday Masses/Classes and one Lenten activity date to be announced, for Grade 6.

Grade 1 -4:30pm -6:00pm // Grade 6 -6:30pm -8:00pm // First Class begins on Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Grades 3 and 7 will attend weekly from Mid-January through May on Tuesday afternoons and evenings and then required Sunday Masses/Classes.

Grade 3- 4:30pm -6:00pm // Grade 7- 6:30pm -8:00pm // First Class begins on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 Grade 4 and 5 attended during early summer: June 27, 28, 29, 30, July 5, 6, and 7, 2022 from 8:30 am thru 1:00 pm. Snack was included. They will also be responsible for a Lenten Activity class during a given Tuesday in 2023, from 4:30 - 6:00 pm to fulfill their requirement.

Grade 2 will attend weekly on Wednesdays from 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm and fulfill their sacrament requirements.// First Class begins on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

Grade 8 will attend weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm and several Sunday evenings for Youth Group from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm and they must fulfill their sacrament requirements. (Ex: 8A will attend once in October, November, and once in January on a Sunday evening, and also their Wednesday evening classes.)// First Class begins on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEES THRU JUNE 30, 2022: One Child $180.00// Two Children $280.00// Three or More $320.00

FROM JULY 1, 2022- AUGUST 31, 2022: One Child $230.00// Two Children $330.00// Three or More $370.00

For Grades 2 and 8 there is also an all inclusive sacramental fee:

$125.00 First Penance and Communion // $150.00 Confirmation

Payment should be made by check payable to: Holy Family

Special sessions will be offered for: Catholics who would like to receive the sacrament of Confirmation (18 an up). Any baptized Catholic elementary students (third grade and above) who would like to receive First Penance and First Communion. Children not baptized or baptized in another faith that parents wish to bring into the Catholic faith.

Please feel free to stop in and ask for additional information!