Welcome to St. Edward the Confessor Religious Education
Welcome to St. Edward the Confessor Religious Education

Grade 1 through 6 Class Information


The Religious Education Program is in session from the end of September to mid-May.  Students attend classes once a week.  Classes are 75 minutes in length.


For grades 1 through 6, classes are offered on the following days and times:

Tuesday, 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM

Wednesday, 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM

Thursday, 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM

Sunday*, 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM

  *Sunday students are asked to attend the 9:30 AM Family Mass.  They go directly to class after Mass.


Our families may choose any class day that works best.  However, if you wish to choose a day based on the  public school your child attends, take note of the following:

  • TUESDAY classes usually consist of students from Syosset Village, Walt Whitman, Cold Spring Harbor.
  • WEDNESDAY classes usually consist of students from Baylis, Robbins Lane, AP Willits.
  • THURSDAY classes usually consist of students from South Grove, Jericho, Berry Hill, Other Districts.
  • SUNDAY classes consist of students from any public school.



Grade 7 and 8 Class Information


For 2021-2022, grade 7 and 8 students have two choices:


FLIPPED CLASSROOM students will read assigned chapters in a textbook at home and attend class twice a month on a Monday evening.  Twice-monthly classes will take place from 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM.


"MY CATHOLIC FAITH DELIVERED" HOME STUDY ON-LINE PROGRAM students will complete their coursework any day of the week, using an on-line program.  Lesson progress and Assessments will be monitored by the Director.


Both FLIPPED CLASSROOM and HOME STUDY students must attend Masses.  For more information, click on this link:  Confirmation Preparation





Families already registered with the program will automatically receive a Registration Email in May.  Kindly follow the instructions in the Registration Email.


Families new to the program may register on-line by clicking On-Line Registration for NEW Families.  We ask the parents of children in grades 1 through 6 to meet briefly with our Director, Mrs. Rosemary Pettei.  She will fill you in on the St. Edward Religious Education Program.  Please call 516-921-8543 to set up an appointment.





St. Edward Religious Education is an 8-year program.  Students start in grade 1 and finish in grade 8.


Preparation for First Holy Communion takes place in grades 1 and 2.  Students receive the Sacrament in May of grade 2.


Preparation for Confirmation takes place in grades 7 and 8.  Students receive the Sacrament in the Fall of grade 9.