Children & Young People

Saint Patrick's Church - South Hadley, MAReligious Education classes for grades K-11 are held jointly with St. Theresa’s.

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

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

Confirmation Class          9:00am – 10:30am


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

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

Holy Communion

Classes held on Mondays at St. Theresa’s:

Grades  4 & 5                  4:00pm – 5:00pm

Grades 6, 7, 8                  5:15pm – 6:15pm

Contact Information

Carol Lisella is the director of religious education. Her office hours are Tuesday-Thursday from 3:00-6:00pm. She can be contact at 413-532-2850  ext. 107 or by email

Religious Education Schedule 2013-14 PDF

Religious Ed Registration Form 2013-2014 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 4:00-5:00pm and 5:15-6:15pm If you’d like to volunteer as a religious education teacher, assistant teacher or with office help, please contact Carol Lisella at 413-532-2850 x107.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School will take place July 7-11, 2014 at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Granby. More information to follow.

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 23 – June 29, 2014 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. Shea at 532-2850.