Yes – we first offered online registration in the spring of 2019, and for the 2020-2021 year we are offering Online Registration for all participants. If you encounter any concerns, or have any suggestions, please e-mail Tony Carbrello (BCRE Staff) at Additionally, you may view the Class Openings and Volunteer Needs

Normally, our registration deadline helps us plan adequately for materials and preparing everything for a smooth beginning of our programs. In 2020, given the pandemic and offering religious education virtually, we are asking families to register by September 21 to help with our distribution of materials. The final registration deadline is in October. Requests to […]

The Religious Education fees partially offset the costs of administering our Religious Education program.  The total cost per student is greater than what we charge – the remaining balance is paid for by the parishoners of St. Andrew, St. Mary and St. Theresa.  The Church’s mission is to evangelize and share the Good News of […]

Yes, Billerica Catholic Religious Education offers a Home Study option. We believe that it is important to support parents to be the primary educators of their children in the way of the faith, in the manner they best see fit. Families who choose Home Study will receive materials that students complete at home with the […]

Home Study is not required for students who are enrolled in Catholic Schools.   This is because the students are receiving their catechesis (faith formation) from the school during their school day. Home study is not required for Catholic School students who are preparing for their First Reconciliation and First Eucharist, however, we expect those students […]

In general, Elementary and Middle school Catholic Students (Grades 1-8) do not need to attend Religious Education classes. However, Catholic School who need to prepare for their First Reconciliation and First Eucharist need to enroll and participate in the Reconciliation and Eucharist sacramental preparation program. We greatly appreciate all Catholic School students to notify the […]