St. Patrick Catholic Religious Education Programs for Grades P3, P4, K and Grades 1-5: Fall 2020/2021

Deacon Jerry Ryndak, Director of Religious Education:  Phone 630-338-8164

Gail Brown, Administrative Assistant 

Any questions, please call the R.E. office! 630-338-8162 or CONTACT Gail Brown:


Follow Calendar for specific dates HERE: 20-21 RE Calendar REV 1-5


Please Read Important letter about 1st Reconciliation (2-6-21) and 1st Communion (5-1-21): 1st COMM LETTER 1-21

Click Here for Explanation of our Programs: Explanation of 2020-21 R.E. Programs 8.24.20

RE-EYFWJ – INFO for Parish Web7-20

Click Here for Registration Forms: 2020.21 RE FormsOnly7.6.20

ALL CLASS FEES:  Yearly fee is $100 per child, $180 for two children & $225 for three +,  per family.

To pay by credit card, please visit the Give Central website to make your one-time payment: 

We have a new way to pay: TEXT BY PHONE. Please TEXT this number 630-793-1007.

You will be prompted to open, type in the word FAITH and make your payment. If you are already using online giving, your information will auto fill.
We still accept checks or cash. Please bring in or Mail to: St. Patrick R.E.O., 6N487 Crane Road, St. Charles, IL 60175

Children’s fees are waived for full-time staff  (catechists, assistants, secretaries, hall monitors and babysitters).    

Children’s fees are waived for full-time staff (catechists, assistants, secretaries, hall monitors and babysitters).    

Interested in joining our R.E. staff?   We need classroom teachers, assistants, hall monitors and sitters in our nursery during class timesIf you are interested in these positions, call or come to the Religious Education Office located at the St. Patrick Parish Office at Crane Road.

Protecting God’s Children (PGC):   IMPORTANT!  New staff: All volunteers are required to participate in an online session before the R.E. year begins in September.  The seminar teaches safe environment principles, and is required of all adult volunteers who minister to children in the Rockford Diocese. For more information please go to on the left-hand side of the page, click the yellow link labeled Registration.

NOTE: If you have additional questions about VIRTUS Online training, please contact the
VIRTUS Help Desk at 1-888-847-8870 or your Diocesan VIRTUS Coordinator.

In Christ’s Love,
Deacon Jerry Ryndak, Director
P3 – Grade 5
& EYFWJ Grades 2 – 5
630.338.8164  or

Gail Brown, Secretary

630.338.8162  or

Here is a gallery of First Communion Photos from June 2020

Congratulations to All Our First Communicants!

Our St. Patrick School First Communion was held on June 20th and the Religious Education First Communions were held on June 27, 2020. 
Thank you to everyone who coordinated and helped to make these arrangements and joyous occasions!