Religious Education


Catechetical Correspondence Courses - Family Faith Development in the Home.

These programs are available for children from Kindergarten through to High School. They are intended for children not currently receiving religious instruction in a school setting. These programs may be beneficial to families wishing to engage in faith development as well. For more information contact Carol at the Diocesan Office for Ministry, Family and Religious Education by calling 905-528-7988, ext. 2238 or see the website . Registration forms are available in our Parish Office. Registration forms may also be downloaded from the above web site. An August registration is prefered for a September start, but registration can be completed at other times as well.

These programs are the same courses formerly offered by the School Sisters of Notre Dame.


This program, based on Montessori principles, educates young children about the essential truths and teachings of our faith. Children from 3 to 12 years of age are invited to register: Level 1 ages 3-6, Level 2 ages 6-9, Level 3 ages 9-12.

Program information:  
Enrolling your child: Level 1 (Ages 3-6)
Level 2 (Ages 6-9)
  Level 3 (Ages 9-12)
Catechist Training Course (Level 1): Course Outline
Course Dates
  Registration Form

Here are some pictures of the activities:

Level 2 group, First Communion, 2010:
Children at work in the atrium:



During the 11 am Mass, a program is offered for families with young children.

Ages 3 to Grade 1: Friends of Jesus Children's Program
This is a program which conveys the message of Jesus to children, ages 3 through Grade 4, through lectionary-based catechesis using age-appropriate activities. Any materials are provided free of charge. Registration is required by contacting one of the co-ordinators. Screening of volunteers is required.



The following are schools that serve the geographic area near Holy Rosary Parish. For more information on Catholic schools in Guelph and Wellington County, as well as information on directing the education portion of your residential property taxes to Catholic schools, contact the Wellington Catholic District School Board.

Elementary Secondary
Holy Rosary Catholic School (519) 824-5620 St. James Catholic High School (519) 822-4290
St. Patrick Catholic School (519) 822-0200 Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic High School (519) 836-2710
  Bishop Macdonell Catholic High School (519) 822-8502


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