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Mrs. Jeannie Brunk

Director of Religious Education

Religious Education Office

Mrs. Pat Schwarz - Assistant Director
Mrs. Sarah Campbell - Admin. Assistant


7th Grade Service Project Coordinator

Mrs. Annemarie Barry


2019-2020 Religious Education


Please contact the Religious Ed office if you have any questions. 


Our sessions are: 

  • Sundays Mornings – Grades K, 1*, 2*, 3, 4, 5 at PGC begins Sept. 16 9:30am-11:00am
  • Tuesday Afternoons – Grades 1*, 2*, 3, 4, 5, 6** & 7**  at UGC begins Sept. 18 4:15pm-5:30pm
  • Tuesday Evenings – Grades 6**, 7**, & 8 at UGC begins Sept. 18 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Intensives – Grades 6**, 7**, & 8 at UGC June 17-21 8:45am-12:00pm                                                                 & 6 Sundays (Oct-Mar) 9:00am-11:45am                                                            

  *2nd year registration requires successful completion of 1st year.                                                          **7th grade registration requires successful completion of 6th grade.

Families with outstanding balances from the previous year must complete payments before registering.

Registration Process (3 Steps):

1.  Register: Registration will open early April 2019.

2.  Payment:

 Contact Information for questions regarding payment:

Cindy Luetje, Parish Business Office

847-234-0205 ext. 2505

Parish Center: 201 E. Illinois Rd. Lake Forest, IL 60045

  • Check & ACH: Payable to St. Mary's Religious Education. Drop off or mail to Cindy Luetje in the Parish Center.
  • Bank or Credit Card: Use GiveCentral - Link will be enabled early April 2019 (2.75% transaction fee)

3.  Medical Authorization Form: Download, complete, and return the Medical Authorization Form to the RE office or scan and email to : Form Here


An email will be sent from the Religious Education office confirming class placement after payment & Medical form have been received.

Baptismal Certificates are required for new students. Drop off or mail to the RE office.

Tuition is waived for parents who serve as catechists or weekly volunteers; however, they are responsible to pay the Religious Ed fees and a $20.00 book fee per child in the program.  No child is turned away because of the inability to pay.  For further information and training, contact Jeannie at