“Go to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples.”   Matthew 28:19

All are welcome…

FIRST EUCHARIST Parent/Guardian Meetings:

To all Parent(s)/Guardians of our second grade students who will be participating in First Eucharist in May, please mark your new calendars… The meetings for 1st Eucharist preparation are Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 1:30p.m. in LeGras Hall OR Monday, January 8, 2018, at 7:00p.m. in LeGras Hall. Important information will be shared at that time. Further questions may be directed to luhlmann@stlouisedemarillac.org or 412-835-1155 ext. 227. It will be good to be with you again! Blessings on you and your families always.

8th Grade Confirmation Prep:

All eighth grade “ELECT” students should have received a letter and invitation from Father Joe concerning their upcoming Confirmation Preparation Meeting, Rite of Election and IGNITE Retreat at Seton LaSalle High School. Please return all retreat permissions and $10.00  fee to the Religious Education Center by January 24. Questions, please e-mail  luhlmann@stlouisedemarillac.org or call 412-835-1155.  Click here for IGNITE 2018 FLYER , Permission Form and Fr. Joe’s Letter. May the Holy Spirit fill your hearts with God’s peace during this new time!

FYI… LOW GLUTEN family members:

To ensure your participation, please be aware that you may request to receive a low gluten (it’s very low) host during Eucharist.
The procedure at St. Louise de Marillac is:
1.  please inform the sacristan before the Mass that low gluten is needed. The sacristy is at the end of the short hall opposite the table at the main entrance to our Church.
2.  always go to the priests “line” to receive the Sacrament.
3.  please quietly say “low-gluten” to the priest so he is aware.

St. Louise de Marillac Parish
Religious Education Center
310 McMurray Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15241

The Religious Education Center is located in the BACK lower level of the St. Louise School building, the farthest double doors to the LEFT, closest to the ball fields and Johnston Rd.  Security doors have a buzzer to access entrance.

Mission: The Religious Education Center for St. Louise de Marillac Parish exists to share the GOOD NEWS of Jesus Christ with all whom we encounter. We invite, engage, and empower children, youth and adults: calling them into a deeper relationship and lifelong journey with Jesus through evangelization, education, and formation.

Vision: We humbly serve as Disciples of Christ, called to build up the Kingdom of God now!

Identity: Lead by Christ as People of Faith, we offer various models of formation, and consist of:

350 families from the South Hills region of Pittsburgh;
600 students from kindergarten through eighth grades;
90+ volunteer staff of catechists, aides and team members

Religious Education Center Staff:

Staff Email: stlreligioused@stlouisedemarillac.org

Office Phone: 412-835-1155
Fax: 412-833-3952

GROUP E-Mail: FLOCKNOTE (designated with STL Crest and/or white sheep). If you believe your are NOT receiving these message, please add mail@flocknote.com to your contacts or safe sender list.

The Religious Education Center hours during Catechetical class sessions:

  • Monday – 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday – 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday and Thursday – 7:30 AM – 8:30 PM
  • Friday – CLOSED

Religious Education programs typically begin Catechetical Sunday in September and end in April dependant on the liturgical calendar of that year. Please see Calendars and Sessions page for details and exact dates per year.

Family Fees:

  • $75- one child
  • $130- two children
  • $150- three or more children
  • $25- late fee

Weather Cancellations can be found at:

  • KDKA-TV
  • WTAE-TV
  • WPXI-TV
  • If the Upper St. Clair School District is CLOSED due to weather, Religious Education Classes are automatically cancelled for that day; including Home School testing.
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