Children & Youth Religious Education

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“Our Lady of Peace Religious Education program strives to form children, youth, and adults in the Catholic faith through a solid, integral, and thorough education faithful to the Magisterium of the Church. Thus, not only individual children, youth or adults may be guided towards Heaven but the entire family, and not only for the present but for the rest of their lives.”

Catechism Office Hours:

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays: 6:30pm – 8:15pm
  • Wednesdays: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am – 10:45am
  • Closed Monday, Friday, and Sunday

Contact Us:

Our Lady of Peace Religious Education Office
2800 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA
(408) 988-7648

Religious Education Program 2023-2024

Please come to the office to register your child/ youth for the upcoming academic year.

  • First Week of Catechism Classes: September 19, 2023
  • Last Week of Catechism Classes: May 13, 2024
  • Classes are once a week.
  • Classes are all in English. Books are given to the students on the first day of Catechism.
  • The registration fee is $100 for First Holy Communion, Continuing Education, RCIA and Post Confirmation Classes. Confirmation Classes are $150. Families with three or more children pay a maximum of $300.

Financial difficulties should never prevent a child/youth from attending our Catechism Program.

For more information, please contact Sister Mary of Joseph at

Please note that your registration is NOT COMPLETE until the completed form is submitted, all required certificates have been received and your child’s registration fee has been received. Please come to the Catechism office with a copy of the Birth, Baptism, First Communion certificate.

Catecismo 2023-2024

La oficina de Catecismo está abierta:

  • Martes y Jueves: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Miercoles: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Sábado: 9:00am – 10:45am
  • Cerrado lunes, viernes y domingo

Durante los meses de Junio y Julio la Oficina de Educación Religiosa está cerrada.

  • Utilice el siguiente formulario para registrar a su hijo/a para el próximo año académico.
  • Primera semana de clases de catecismo: 19 de septiembre de 2023
  • Última semana de clases de catecismo: 13 de mayo de 2024
  • Las clases son una vez a la semana.
  • Las clases son todas en inglés, pero la mayoría de los catequistas son bilingües. Se entregarán los libros a los estudiantes el primer día del Catecismo.
  • La cuota de inscripción es de $100 para las clases de Primera Comunión, Educación Continua, Bautismo o RICA y Post Confirmación. Las clases de Confirmación son de $150. Las familias con tres o más hijos pagan un máximo de $300.

Las dificultades financieras nunca deberían impedir que un niño / joven asista a nuestro Programa de Catecismo. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con la Hermana Maria de Jose en