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2021 Hutcheson Lissa
Lissa Hutcheson
2021 Hertzig Doris
Doris Hertzig
Welcome to Our Lady of Grace Religious Education! We offer faith formation for children five years of age through adulthood.

Lissa Hutcheson, Director of Catechetical Ministry, (619) 466.5656, email

Doris Hertzig, Youth Ministry, (619) 466.5451, email

Deacon John Sawaya, RCIA Coordinator, email

OLG School of Religion

For Kindergarten - 5th grade

We offer three options:

1. Weekly catechesis three Sunday mornings a month 9:30am - 10:45am.

2. Family of Faith meeting together once a month (1st Sunday of the month).

3. Homestudy children study at home with their parents (providing work for each trimester).

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Penance and Eucharist

Grade 2 and higher

Preparation for the sacraments of Penance and Eucharist is offered for children in grade 2 and older who have completed at least one year of study. 

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Junior High

6th Grade - 8th Grade

We offer study in the faith the last two Tuesdays of the Month and Escape Youth Group events the first two Fridays of the Month.

Participants in this program are asked to attend two East County Jr. High Youth Days (Fall and Spring).

(Jr. High families also have the option of Family of Faith or Homestudy)

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Confirmation (Youth)

Grades 9-12

Sacrament of Confirmation  preparation for teens includes two years of concentrated study along with participation in our New Life, Youth group programs. The first year required prerequisite is to register for Confirmation classes Level 8 through OLGSR, another parish program or graduation from a Catholic Elementary school.

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High School

Wow TransparentWalking on Water! It's new and it's W.O.W! Teens who have received the sacrament of Confirmation are invited to learn how to live out the grace received.

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Summer Vacation Bible School

Output Onlinepngtools 4Participants: Children entering Kindergarten - grade 6 in the fall.
Volunteers: Youth entering grades 7-12 in the fall and adults

Kids have discovering how much God loves them!

July 18 - 22, 2022 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

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Confirmation (Adults)

Adults, 18 years of age or older, who have received the sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist but who have not received the Sacrament of Confirmation are invited to prepare for Confirmation via Zoom.

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Adult Formation (Parents)

Along with catechesis for children, we offer two ongoing adult formation opportunities.

1. First Tuesday of the Month 6:30 - 8:00 pm on Zoom

2. Second Tuesday of the month in person, there is no fee to attend.

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Biblical/Topical Adult Faith Formation

Our adult faith formation opportunities are typically 10 to 12 weeks in length and topic choices seek to embrace all the faith dimensions of an adult life and exploration of the core elements of Catholic faith and practice.

Current/upcoming studies for participation

Recommended study resources

Becoming Catholic - Order of Christian Initiation for Adults (includes children age 7 and above)

Real Presence 1For those who are seeking communion with the Catholic Church who:

> Have not been baptized, or

> Have been baptized in another trinitarian faith tradition, or

> Have been baptized in the Catholic Church but have not received the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation. 

Children ages 7-14

Teens ages 15-18

Adults (over 18)

Our Commitment to a Safe Environment for All

We, at the San Diego Catholic Diocese and Our Lady of Grace Church, are doing everything in our power to prevent the sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable adults by priests and other staff.

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