St. John Chrysostom - Wallingford, PA
Registration Form 2020-2021
(New Family Only)

Patty Briganti, Coordinator of Religious Education
pbriganti@sjcparish.org

617 S. Providence Road Wallingford, PA  19086
610 874-3418 Ext 105 / Fax 610 872-1741
01 Family Address
02 Father / Mother
03 Children
04 Emergency Contact
05 Program Expectations and Forms
06 Finished

This form is for new families entering the religious education program at our Parish. Once completed and submitted, the Parish will contact you via email to register your children into the program.

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Program Expectations

To protect the well being and safety of the Staff and students, the students are expected to follow the rules as stated below.

  • Students are expected to be cooperative, courteous, respectful at all times
  • Students are expected to respectfully follow all directives given by the catechists and director of the program
  • Snacks and Gum are not permitted.
  • Students are expected to be respectful of church and others' property.  Students in the Religious Education Program (PREP) are not permitted to handle others' belongings in desks, closets, or classroom in general.
  • Students are expected to leave the classroom and school property in the condition in which it was found prior to class.

Consistent failure to follow these directives may result in a conference among the Pastor, Director, parents, catechist and student.

Attendance & Other Obligations

We the parents/guardians of the children on this form, realize our obligation as Catholic parents to ensure our child/children’s regular attendance at Religious Education classes in person or zoom and to complete and submit all assigned work as outlined and to follow all guidelines that are set, attend Sunday Mass, and Holy Days of Obligation. We also acknowledge the requirement to attend sacramental meetings, if applicable. We understand that failure to meet these obligations could result in the postponement of our child/children’s reception of the sacraments and/or promotion to the next grade level of their religious studies. We also understand that if we do not attend the monthly in class sessions or zooms we will need to do additional assignments. We understand that no student will be dismissed early without a written note received at the beginning of class start time. We also understand that if a student is picked up within 30 minutes of the start of class, it will be counted as an absence.  Participation forms from the previous Summer Session, if applicable, must be completed and submitted to the Director of Religious Education at time of registration for the student to advance to the next grade level.

Parent Agreement Form

We the parents/guardians of the children on this form, realize our obligation as Catholic parents to ensure our child/children’s regular attendance at Religious Education classes, Sunday Mass, and Holy Days of Obligation.  We also acknowledge the requirement to attend sacramental meetings, if applicable.  We understand that failure to meet these obligations could result in the postponement of our child/children’s reception of the sacraments and/or promotion to the next grade level of their religious studies.

We also understand that absences from Religious Education Classes (Grades 1-7 ONLY) are not to exceed three (3) sessions during the 2020-2021 Religious Education Program. 

Please note:
According to the Archdiocesan policy, excessive absences may result in the inability to advance to the next grade level and delay the reception of one or more sacraments. This determination will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Participation Forms from the previous Summer Session (if applicable) must be completed and submitted to Director of Religious Education to be eligible to re-register.

All volunteers must obtain the clearances required by the Archdiocesan Safe Environment Program
Payment is required at the time of registration. If your family is experiencing financial difficulty and you would like to create a payment plan, please call for an appointment to register in person. Please do not delay in registering due to finances.

This form is for new families entering the religious education program at our Parish. Once completed and submitted, the Parish will contact you via email to register your children into the program.