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PSR Info

Please note: During the COVID-19 pandemic while stay-at-home orders are in effect, SEAS PSR will not meet. Please contact Freda to pick up study-at-home materials for your children ([email protected]  or 417/887-6472, ext. 610 )

family faith at homeHow is your family being the Church at home? The Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau invites you to send 60-second videos of your family's faith activities. Read this note from Lynn Melendez for information and instructions.


Looking for resources in addition to our PSR study-at-home materials? Check out this resource list.




We hope to begin 2020-2021 Classes Sunday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 23.  Registration forms and additional information will be posted here this summer.  

For more information:  Please contact Freda Epperson, Director of Religious Education, at [email protected]  or 417/887-6472, ext. 610 


PSR Classes
PSR classes for students in grades 1-8 are offered on both Wednesday evenings (6:30-7:30) and Sunday mornings (10:10-11:10) from September to May. Preschool and Kindergarten classes meet Sunday mornings during the 9:00 and 11:15 Masses, September to May.


First Reconciliation and First Eucharist
Second grade public school students prepare for First Reconciliation and First Communion in their weekly classes during regular PSR time. Catholic school students receive preparation at school and also attend certain classes together with public school students during the year. Parents attend special meetings and activities with their children. They also work with their children at home.

We offer a class that meets Wednesday evenings to prepare older students who have not yet celebrated the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist.


Confirmation Program
Confirmation One – Grade 7 or older students not enrolled in a Catholic school attend classes during regular PSR times on Wednesday evening or Sunday morning. Catholic school students also attend special sessions during their first year of Confirmation preparation.

Confirmation Two – Grade 8 or older students (including those enrolled in a Catholic school) attend weekly classes on Sunday or Wednesday from September until Confirmation is celebrated.


Volunteer Opportunities
Please contact the Office of Religious Education for information regarding volunteer opportunities with PSR, Vacation Bible School, and assisting in the Religious Education office.


Altar Servers
Students in 4th grade or older who are interested in becoming altar servers may contact the Office of Religious Education for information.  Servers' training usually occurs in February.  


A Lighthouse Catholic Media kiosk is located in the church gathering area.  Please check it out – many CDs, books, and booklets are available there.