St. Joseph on the Brandywine Religious Education

Welcome to the new St. Joseph on the Brandywine Religious Education home page.
We hope you find the information on this site useful.

You can also access this site directly via the following link:
What's New on this Page:
  • 4/1/2016 - Updated registration forms and calendar for 2016-2017
  • 4/8/2016 - Updated first reconciliation/eucharist calendar for 2016-2017
  • 8/8/2016 - Updated upcoming events for 2016-2017
  • 8/9/2016 - Updated religious education calendar and confirmation schedule for 2016-2017
  • 8/23/2016 - Updated religious education hours
  • 2/17/2016 - Updated schedule and upcoming events for 2017
Religious Education Announcements
Contact Information and Hours:

Director of Religious Education: Ms. Eva Marie Lyons
Phone: 302-656-7185 (Office)
Hours: Sundays during Religious Education classes, Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 1:00pm

Inclement Weather Information:
Please listen to radio station WDEL (1150 AM) for announcements of canceled classes.

Religious Education at St. Joseph on the Brandywine

Classes for children Pre-School through 9th grade are held on Sunday mornings. All students must be registered through the Religious Education Office, which is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM and on Sundays during Religious Education classes. Catholic school students are required to receive the sacraments in the parish where the family is registered. Students and their parents are expected to attend all sacramental preparation sessions. These students are also welcome to attend any general group meetings. If you have a child attending a Catholic school who is eligible to receive Reconciliation, First Eucharist or Confirmation, please call the Religious Education Office for information at (302) 656-7185.

All catechists are volunteers from the parish community who are willing to share their faith with the young. Each catechist prepares a weekly lesson plan, participates in scheduled meetings with the Director of Religious Education and attends periodic workshops when possible. Catechists depend on the parish for support, prayer, and cooperation.

Online Registration Forms:

Starting the 2015-2016 school year, we have implemented online registration for our religious education programs to make the process more convenient for all our families. To register, please click on the corresponding link below. After completing the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email.

If you have questions regarding this process, you may email us at or call us (302) 656-7185.
Other Forms:


Upcoming Events - March - May 2017
March      5 Classes/First Eucharist Gathering- 10:15am
          12 Classes
          19 Classes
          26 Classes

April      2 Classes/All First Eucharist students attend class, No Parent Gathering
           9 No classes - Palm Sunday
          16 No classes - Easter
          23 Classes resume/ Confirmation -Noon
          30 Classes

May        6 Jesus Day, 9am-12noon. Parents must arrive by 11:30 to help children make banners.
           7 Religious Education closes
          13 Celebration of First Eucharist - Church - 11 AM		  

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