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 (Confirmation Prep) Class Information


GRADE 7 students attend every Monday, in the classroom, from 6:30 to 7:30 PM in the school building.


GRADE 8 students attend approximately twice per month, on Mondays from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.  One session takes place in the Church where a presentation by a speaker is given.  The second monthly session is a discussion in the school cafeteria.  PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR THE CHURCH SESSIONS, A PARENT OR OTHER ADULT MUST ATTEND WITH THE STUDENT.





Families already registered with the program will automatically receive a Re-Registration Email in late-May or early-June.  Please read and follow the instructions in the Re-Registration Email.


Families new to the program may register on-line by clicking On-Line Registration for NEW Families.





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.