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CCD – Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (Catechesis)
is an association established in Rome in 1562 for the purpose of providing religious education. Its modern usage, often abbreviated CCD, is a religious education program of the Roman Catholic Church, normally designed for children.  There is a counterpart for adults known as the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA).

Religious Education Director
Margaret Mattei, DRE


Teachers/Aides needed for next year. If you can volunteer to instruct our students in the Religious Education Program, please call Margaret Mattei at 203-530-2808.  It is a rewarding experience to work with the children. (If you have children in the program their registration fee will be waived if you volunteer to teach).


Note: the CCD-9 Confirmation Class has a special section dedicated to enhancing their learning.  Parents are welcomed, invited and encouraged to go through the lesson plans, as well as view the videos and teaching material.  Your child’s CCD Education is an important part of their initiation into Catholicism and you can help them as their primary educator of the faith.  Special instructions are listed on each weeks plan.  You may use the main navigation to go there now or use this link:  CCD-9 Lessons

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