Children & Young People

Saint Patrick's Church - South Hadley, MAReligious Education classes for grades K-11.

Classes held on Saturdays in the St. Patrick’s Social Center:

Grades  9, 10                    9:00am – 10:30am

Confirmation Class          9:00am – 10:30am


Religious Education Schedule Grades 9-11 2018-2019 PDF

Grades K, 1, 3, 4              10:45am – 12:00pm

Religious Education Schedule Grades K, 1, 3, 4 2018-2019 PDF

First Communion Class  10:45am – 12:00pm

Holy Communion

Religious Education Schedule Grade 2 2018-2019 PDF

Classes held on Mondays in the St. Patrick’s Social Center:

Grades  5, 6, 7, 8             4:30pm – 5:30pm

Religious Education Schedule Grades 5-8 2018-2019 PDF

Contact Information

Kelly O’Connor is the director of religious education. She can be contact at 413-532-2850  ext. 402 or email

Religious Ed Registration Form 2018-2019 PDF

Religious Ed Photograph Permission Form 2018-2019 PDF

Religious Ed Service Hour Form 2018-2019 PDF


Our Parish Religious Education program is in need of volunteers for all our programs. The program needs volunteer teachers or aides at all levels from K-Confirmation.

In addition, office staff is needed during class times. Monday 4:30-5:30pm If you’d like to volunteer as a religious education teacher, assistant teacher or with office help, please contact Kelly O’Connor at 413-532-2850 x402.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Children’s Liturgy of the Word is celebrated at the 9am Mass each weekend. The children process into the sacristy for special prayers and readings.

Children’s Liturgy Schedule March 3 – May 26, 2019 PDF

Children’s Liturgy Schedule June 2 – August 25, 2019 PDF

Children’s Liturgy Leaders- readings for the week can be viewed on the website under Mass & Sacraments/ Daily Readings.

Family Mass

Family Mass is celebrated on the third Sunday at 9am. The children do the readings and homily and are included in the Eucharistic Prayer. To volunteer, please call Fr. James at 532-2850.