PREP Calendar

St. Maria Goretti Parish
1601 Derstine Road, Hatfield, PA
Parish Religious Education Program


Due to the current restrictions of COVID 19, we have decided to move forward as follows:

  • Parish Religious education will begin with our 40 Hours Devotion Closing Mass on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  Please join us in the church at 6:45 pm if you are able!
  • Classes in the Education Center will be available on Mondays for 2nd and 7th grade only on a first come first served bases.  The process and requirements for attending are attached.
  • Home-Based PREP is available for all families and children in the 1st through 7th grade (including 2nd and 7th grade). Please know that our books from Our Sunday Visitor are very easy to follow and each chapter has a quiz and family page at the end.  They also provide incredible online resources that include music and many other supplements that are easy to use.
  • PREP classes will begin September 28, 2020, and end on May 24, 2021.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN July 28, 2020.  You will receive an e-mail from to register online and books will be ordered based on registration

Once the COVID 19 restrictions are lifted, we plan to open with all grade levels in the Education Center as soon as possible!

There is an SMG PREP COVID 19 calendar posted on our website.  This calendar is subject to change.  Currently:

First Penance is scheduled for Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 7:00 pm

First Holy Communion is scheduled for Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 10:00 am

Confirmation is scheduled for Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 4:00 pm.

2020-2021 COVID 19 PREP Calendar
2nd Grade Home- Based PREP Chapter Calendar 2020-2021 (Joan)

7th Grade Chapter Calendar 2020-2021
Home- Based PREP Chapter Calendar 2020-2021