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Parish Home Catechism Program

St. John the Evangelist Parish currently offers a catechism program for elementary students (gr. 1-7).  Our program is called the Parish Home Catechism Program (PHCP).  PHCP is open to all parishioners regardless of the school they go to. Those who do not attend Catholic school must participate in PHCP to receive their Sacraments. 

The faith formation program we use for PHCP is called the Gospel Weeklies (Pflaum).  Since introducing this family catechesis program in 2019, we have determined that the Gospel Weeklies align very well with our parish faith learning goals, particularly in the areas of The Sacraments, Bible Study and Lectio Divina.  The lessons in the Gospel Weeklies are beautifully in sync with the cycles of the liturgical calendar and are centred on Christ’s teachings in the Sunday Gospels. By involving as many parish families as possible in family catechesis, we can better support your child to feel connected to the parish community, to develop a strong faith foundation, and to become more active members of the Church.  

In order to prepare for September, please contact Mrs. Lorraine Thomas, PHCP Coordinator at if you are interested in participating in PHCP.  

For more information on the progam please look here:

PHCP Application 2022-2023