CATECHESIS 2022

18 December 2022

Dear Parents,

We are pleased to welcome your child to the Primary Catechetical Programme. This is a 7-year programme F2(K2), F3(P1), L2-L6 in preparation for your child’s First Sacrament of Reconciliation in L2 and First Holy Communion in L3. The Programme will be held on Saturday

afternoons. Presently, all sessions are conducted via Google-Meet or Zoom. Time may vary for individual levels.

Through this Programme, your child will be engaged in activities organized by the Church. As such we wish to inform you of the costs involved. Do refer to the following page for the Primary Catechism Fees for the required payment for your child’s respective level and the method of payment.

We would like to inform you that the 2022 Primary Catechetical Registration starts from Dec 2021 onwards. Please refer to your email on the Registration link to submit the form and payment respectively.

Also, please refer to the link below for your child’s record and validation.

If you require further clarifications, please email me at agnes.tan@csfaministries.sg

We look forward to working with you for the spiritual formation of your child in 2022.

Note: Please prepare a scanned copy of your child Baptism Certificate and Holy Communion Certificate if you have not submitted. Submission of Baptism Certificate is compulsory.

IMPORTANT: In compliance with guidelines of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

In filling this form, I consent to:

(a) The collection, storage, retention, adaption, modification, reading, retrieval, use, transmission, blocking, erasure or destruction (“Processing”) of the personal data provided by me in this form (“Personal Data”);

(b) The church entity processing my Personal Data for the purpose of the event stated below;

(c) The church and its affiliates to take and store photographs and video footage of my child/ward to be used in the promotion of our activities in our community and the Catholic Churches.


Primary Catechism fees for 2022

F2(K2), F3(P1), L2, L4, L5, L6 - $20.00

L3 - $40.00 (First Holy Communion)

    • First Holy Communion Level Retreat Days in church (compulsory)

    • First Holy Communion Preparation and Rehearsal in church (compulsory)

    • Floral Veil (Girls)

    • Red Bow-Tie (Boys)

    • Seven Sacrament booklet for children

    • Rosary (1 decade) for children


Payment method for the above fees


1. PayNow UEN: T08CC4051E (Church of St Francis of Assisi)

2. Indicate in the remarks under payment:

2022 Catechism Level <last 4 alphanumeric of your child’s Birth Certificate or FIN>

e.g. L9-123A

3. Take a screenshot of the PayNow payment and email to ict@csfa.sg

with your child’s name and 2022 Catechism level.

4. Only make one payment transaction per child.

5. No receipts will be issued.


Yours in Christ,

Fr Peter Koh - Parish Priest

Fr A. Benjamin - Asst Priest

Agnes Tan - Primary Catechetical Coordinator

Falicita Tan - Primary Catechetical Asst. Coordinator

Alicia Koh - Primary Catechetical Admin

9 January 2022

Dear Parents


A Blessed New Year to you and your family!

I want to apologise for this very late notice to you regarding your child’s catechetical formation for 2022. The parish staff has worked very hard to provide the best possible outcome for your child as we follow the guidelines given by the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY).

The parish is pleased to announce that we are able to return to weekly face to face catechetical sessions for the secondary level on Saturdays from 11am to 12.30pm. Our first catechetical session will be on Saturday, 5 February 2022.

Safety Protocol

· “Walk-in gate” at the entrance will open at 10.30am and will close at 10.55am.

· The “Drive-in gate” will not be opened. Parents are to drop-off their children along the main road near the entrance.

· Any seeker who is unable to enter the church compound after the closing time, will be marked absent.

· Dismissal will be at 12.30pm and seekers will leave through the exit gate.

· Seekers must bring their Trace Together token or Trace Together App for safe entry into the church.

Registration

Registration will only be for new seekers or those whose records are incomplete from last year’s online registration.

Fees Payment

Collection of fees will be done via PayNow The cost will be as follows:

L7 – $20 +$45 Youth Bible if needed

L8 – $20 +$45 Youth Bible if needed

L9 – $55 ($20 fees plus CHOSEN workbook) +$45 Youth Bible if needed

L10 – $20

The Catholic Youth Bible is the 4th Edition, New Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition and it is in hardcover. We highly recommend this bible for your child.

Payment Method

1. PayNow UEN: T08CC4051E (Church of St Francis of Assisi)

2. Indicate in the remarks under payment:

2022 Catechism Level <last 4 alphanumeric of your child’s Birth Certificate or FIN>

e.g. L9-123A

3. Take a screenshot of the PayNow payment and email to ict@csfa.sg

with your child’s name and 2022 Catechism level.

4. Only make one payment transaction per child.

5. No receipts will be issued.

Parents’ Briefing

A parents’ briefing will be arranged after the Chinese New Year period. This will be done either over Zoom or if possible in the Church. We will email the information once this is confirmed. Please note that this briefing is COMPULSORY for at least one parent to attend with their child.

If you require further clarifications, please email Mr Bernard Teo, our parish Secondary Level Catechetical Programme coordinator at bernard.teo@csfaministries.sg

We look forward to working with you for the spiritual formation of your child in 2022.

Yours in Christ

Fr Peter Koh, Parish Priest

July - Nov 2022 Schedule Timing (PRIMARY CATECHISM)

Saturdays:

SFA Parish Hall Bldg at 4:15pm to 5:30pm :

F2/F3 - Level 3 St. Joseph Room

L2 - Level 4 St. Clare

L3 - Level 4 St. Augustine Room

L4 - Level 4 St. Ambrose Room

L5A - Level 4 St. Andrew L5B - St. Paul Room

L6 - Level 4 St. Mary's Room

July - Nov 2022 Schedule Timing (SECONDARY CATECHISM)

Saturdays:

SFA Parish Hall Bldg at 11:00am to 12:30pm :

L7 - Level 1 - Parish Hall

L8 - Level 3 - St. Mary's Room

L9 - Basement

2:30pm to 4:00pm : L10 - Level 4 St. Ambrose Room

Catechism Administrator : Laurence Ramos ict@csfa.sg Tel 65191723

Contact Person

Primary Level Coordinator - Agnes Tan agnes.tan@csfaministries.sg

F2(K2)/F3(P1) Mirriam Mejorada (Lead) mime.mejorada@csfaministries.sg

L2 Falicita Tan (Lead) falicita.tan@csfaministries.sg

L3 Agnes Tan (Lead) agnes.tan@csfaministries.sg

L4 Ronnie Dias (Lead) ronnie.dias@csfaministries.sg

L5 Sangeeta Carvalho (Lead) sangeeta.carvalho@csfaministries.sg

L6 Vincent Low (Lead) vincent.low@csfaministries.sg


Contact Person

Secondary Level Coordinator - Bernard Teo bernard.teo@csfaministries.sg

L7 Anna Koo (Lead) anna.koo@csfaministries.sg

L8 Prudencia Poh (Lead) prudenciae.poh@csfaministries.sg

L9 Beatrice Ng (Lead) beatrice.ng@csfaministries.sg

L10 Anna Koo (Lead) anna.koo@csfaministries.sg


For New Registration for Catechetical Sessions 2022

Click this link: https://forms.gle/wAeiSjqzwxoug3nh9

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