Pre-Baptism classes are offered for new parents to prepare them for the commitment they will make at the baptism of their child.
Godparents, grandparents, and family members interested in learning more about the sacrament are also welcome.
Classes are periodically held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Gathering Area. Check the parish calendar for future dates.
For more information or to register, contact the Parish Office at (440)256-1412.
First Eucharist preparation for those children in the 2nd grade begins in the fall of each year. Children are required to attend Youth Faith Formation (YFF) classes each week, in addition to special gatherings throughout the year related to the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist. Catholic school children are not required to attend YFF.
The schedule and registration for this program will be posted in August, as the program will begin in September each year.
Special sessions are held for those who are 7 years old and older, including adults, who are seeking to receive their First Communion.
Please call Gina Rensi, the Director of Religious Education, at (440) 256-1412 for more information.
The schedule and registration for Confirmation for students in 8th grade will be posted in the fall. Confirmation is usually celebrated at Divine Word in the springtime.
Special sessions are held for those who are 18 and older who are seeking to be Confirmed.
Please call Gina Rensi, Director of Religious Education, at (440) 256-1412 for more information.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
The R.C.I.A. process leads adults (and children over the age of 7) to full membership in the Catholic Church.
At Divine Word, this process is customized based on the needs of each individual. If you are interested in becoming Catholic, please contact the Parish Office at (440)256-1412.
Inquirers under the age of 16 or adults who seek only Confirmation should contact the Parish Office.
Divine Word Catholic Church
8100 Eagle Rd.
Kirtland, Ohio 44094
Phone: (440) 256-1412
Fax: (440) 256-4929
RCIA meetings are every Wednesday at 7 pm in Hanson Hall.