2021-2022 Parents' Letter,Covenant Agreement


Dear Parents,

Enclosed please find a registration form for the '21-'22 Religious Education program.  This registration form includes the parish pre-school program and the high school program for both Catholic and Public high school students.   A copy of the Parents Covenant Agreement is on the back of this letter.  Please read.

The cost per child is $40.00 (Grades Pre-K-10), $60.00 per student for Confirmation and $85.00 for families of three or more (Grades K-8 ONLY).  A parishioner is one who:  (1) Attends mass each week.  In order to participate in the parish Religious Education programs, all families are expected to attend Mass regularly.  (2)  Shares their time/talents with the parish community.  (3)  Supports the parish through their offertory contributions.  (4)  Has officially registered in the parish office.

Please complete and return the registration form with your FULL payment (checks payable to Our Lady of Peace Religious Ed.).  Completed forms may be mailed to the above address, OR dropped in the Saturday or Sunday collection (marked Religious Ed.) OR brought to the Religious Ed. Office at the Rectory, Monday or Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm.  DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS JULY 30, 2021.  Calendars for the school year will be mailed at the end of August.


Grades K - 10 class time is 8:55am - 9:55am.        Confirmation, Grade 11 - class time is 11:00am - 12:30pm.

If you are unable to pay due to a special family circumstance, please call the Religious Education Office for a tuition waiver request form.  All information will be kept in strictest confidence.  No child will be denied a religious education because of inability to pay.



Annemarie RatzelCoordinator of Religious Education 



I give permission for photographs or videos of my child to be used in publications, web sites, brochures, flyers, reports, social networking or other promotional materials produced from time to time by the parish and the Diocese of Buffalo. I give permission to the parish and all print, radio, television and internet media outlets to use the images of my child without any limitation or restriction, and with no financial compensation, for the purposes of promoting the parish and Diocese of Buffalo related events. 

Name(s) and age(s) of children ____________________________________________________          _____________________________________________________________          _______________________________________________________________          _____________________________________________________________

Parent Signature _________________________________________________________________________          Date__________________________________________________






1. We will attend Mass with our child/ren each week.


2. We will work with our child/ren at home on a weekly basis to complete their

assignments.  As responsible parents, we will make sure that our children come to class prepared and with their books.


3. We will make sure our child/ren are in attendance each week.  If our child/ren

are absent due to illness or a family emergency, we will notify the office

(759-8554) and be responsible to complete any missed work.


4. Any child/ren who are unable to attend their regularly scheduled session may

ask that arrangements be made for them to attend another session.  We will

notify the office in advance to request a change.


5. We will show support for the volunteer teachers.


6. We are aware that there are parent meetings throughout the year that we are asked

to attend.  These dates will be listed on the calendar.


7. We are aware that classes begin:

Grades K – 8 – September 19

Grades 9 & 10 – September 19 – 2-12 Week  Semesters

Confirmation – Grade 11 – 7 weeks in the fall

                  (Date to be announced)


8. We are aware that the class time is 8:55am - 9:55am for Grades K- 10, Pre-K during 10:00am Mass. Grade 11 - Confirmation - class time is from 11:00am - 12:00pm. We understand that our child/ren need to be to class at least five minutes before class starts.


 We understand that if our child/ren is in Grades 9 & 10, he or she must complete Parish Service for Confirmation. Grade 9 must complete 6 hours for the year. Grade 10 must complete 4 hours for the year; a total of 10 hours for both years.