St. Thomas the Apostle
Religious Education Website.
The religious education office
is located in the parish center.
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community
4453 Warren-Sharon Road
Vienna, OH 44473
Religious Education Coordinator
Virginia R. Crumb
Youth Ministers needed!
We are in desperate need of a youth minister. We would like to expand
for the youth of our parish. This is a volunteer position. If you
would like to help, call religious education office
live out our Parish Mission Statement, we at St. Thomas The Apostle,
look upon Religious Education as a total parish experience involving
not just the child, but also parents, families, Catechists, clergy and
religious that form our parish community of faith. Beginning with
Baptism, God’s freely given Gift of the Faith is nurtured and
developed through Religious Education in a life-long process. It is
begun in the home, the “Domestic Church” – the first meeting place of
the child with God. “Parents must be acknowledged as the first and
foremost educators of their children. Home experiences of prayer,
meals, forgiveness, love, and sharing prepare the child to gather and
celebrate with God’s People the Central Worship Prayer of the Catholic
Thomas Religious Education’s curriculum and programs, continuous and
developmental, are structured to provide information and experiences
that are theologically and psychologically sound and in accord with
the students’ abilities and levels of understanding.
Through our Religious Education Programs, we seek:
To lead the students to develop a deeper and more personal
relationship with Jesus.
To lead the students to participate in the Parish Faith Community and
its Sacramental life.
To help the students to form a moral conscience rooted in Gospel
To provide a learning atmosphere of peacemaking as an alternate to
violence in all its forms.
To raise student and parents awareness and create opportunities for
Gospel service to those in need.
support parents in their primary Faith responsibilities of their