Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him. -Matthew 25:31-32   November update from Billerica Catholic Religious Education (BCRE)   Earlier this fall, BCRE set a vision […]

God’s grace in the sacrament of Confirmation was conferred on our teens who had been preparing since September 2018 and who anticipated receiving Confirmation in the spring of 2020. Bishop Hennessey, our regional bishop, came to Billerica on three nights in August. Each liturgy was held at St. Mary’s Church, with limited seating due to […]

  Dear First Sacrament Families, While we would have preferred to have been able to celebrate First Holy Communion according to our intended schedule, we have all had to make a number of changes in our lives due to the pandemic. As you may already know, we have been given permission to resume public Masses. […]

A “Rotating Helper” is a parent, guardian, or other adult family member who assists the religious education program on a rotating basis. Beginning in 2020-2021, one adult from each family will be expected to assist with one program, either as a “Rotating Helper” (much like Pathfinders had helpers sign up in the 2019-2020 year) or […]

Young Disciples Online – Class 16 (Blessed Mother) – email sent May 11 Class 13 – scheduled for March 22-25 Class 14 – email sent April 12 Class 15 – email send May 4   BCRE Young Disciples Lesson At Home: Blessed Mother Happy Blessed Mother Mary Month Young Disciples Families!   Mary, our Blessed […]

Seekers Online – Blessed Mother Lesson, email sent May 17 Seekers Online Class 13 – scheduled March 22-25, email sent March 24 Seekers Online Class 14 – email sent April 12 Seekers Online Class 15 – email sent May 4   BCRE Seekers Lesson At Home: Blessed Mother Happy Blessed Mother Mary Month Seekers Families! […]

Explorers Online! Lesson 15 – Transitioning (email sent May 1) Lesson 14b – send April 18 Lesson 14a – sent April 6 Lesson 13b – sent March 31 Explorers Challenges – sent March 28 Lesson 13a – sent March 23     BCRE EXPLORERS:  New Beginnings! Greetings Explorers and families!   Blessed Easter Season! What […]

Pathfinders Online – Class 15 – Transitions – email sent May 8 Class 12a (scheduled for March 15-18) Class 12b (scheduled for March 15-18) Pathfinder Challenges Class 13a (scheduled for March 29-April 1, email sent April 1) Class 13b (scheduled for March 29-April 1, email sent April 7) Class 14a (scheduled for April 5, 13-15; […]

Navigators Online Session 12a – Google Form with embedded videos Session 13a – Live, Online Zoom Meeting post – held March 30 Session 13b – Live, Online Zoom meeting post – held April 6 and 8 Session 14a – Live, Online Zoom meeting post – held April 13 and 15 Session 14b – Live, Online […]

Confirmation 1 Online Note from Jim Spinale, email June 19: It is again that time for my weekly email to check-in and pray that you are all safe and healthy and starting to see the light. It is also that time of year to register your child for Religious Education for 2020-2021. To the parents […]