PREP Registration 2017-2018

Registration Information for PREP 2017-2018    (Parish Religious Education Program)

Welcome back to a fast approaching year of PREP!  We hope that your summer was blessed with peace!

 Important Kick-off Dates:

Wednesday, September 13 – 7:00pm in Robisch Hall -Important PREP Parent Meeting that one parent must attend.

Sunday, September 17 – Fellowship for all PREP/St. Mary School Teacher/Catechist, students, families – September 17  after the 9:30 AM Mass. Please join us as we honor the PREP/St Mary Teachers on Catechetical  Sunday – a day for their public commitment to teaching about our faith.

Sunday, September 24 – First day of the 2017-2018 PREP year is Sunday, September 24, 2017. 

PREP classes are available for:

  • Children ages 3 1/2- 5 (Pre-school through Kindergarten…pre-school children must be toilet trained) and will meet from 9:30-10:30AM.
  • Grades 1-7 (Confirmation class) and will meet after 9:30 Mass, from 10:30-11:45AM
  • Grade 8 It is anticipated that there will be different service events and small group formation throughout the year. More information to come.

Registration and PREP fee payment HERE!  Please register early, deadline is September 10th.  We want to be well prepared for the first day of class on September 24.              

Medical Form  – A completed Medical Form is required for all PREP students.  Please complete, print, and sign a form for each child and submit to the parish office prior to the first day of class (Sept. 24).  2853 Erie Ave.  Cincinnati, OH 45208 

Complete 2017-2018 PREP Calendar here

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Michele Carle-Bosch at or  321-1207 ext. 5533. 

Once registered, all registered families will receive a welcome email with classroom assignments.    

We need you! 

Along with parents, St Mary catechists provide meaningful instruction and activities in our rich Catholic Faith history.  If you can commit to two Sundays per month, we sure need your help!  St Mary Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) runs late September through April.  The children love to meet new adults who care for them.  Can you share your faith? 

For more details, please contact Michele Carle-Bosch at or 513-321-1207 ext 5533 

…and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart; and you shall teach them diligently to your children… Deuteronomy 6:6-7