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

Class Information


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


Classes are offered on the following days and times:

Monday, 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM, Grades 7 and 8

Tuesday, 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM, Grades K through 6

Wednesday, 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM, Grades K through 6

Thursday, 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM, Grades 1 through 6

Sunday*, 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM, Grades K through 8

  *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.





Families already registered with the program will receive a Re-Registration Form via email at the end of May.


Families new to the program may print out a New Family Registration Form from this web site.  Click Documents to Print.  It is a two-page form, so please be sure to print both pages.  You may also register on-line by clicking On-Line Registration for NEW Families.  We ask new families to stop into the office to meet with the Director, Mrs. Rosemary Pettei.  She will fill you in on the St. Edward Religious Education Program.  Please call to set up an appointment.





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


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.