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Ministries

Education

The Education Commission provides effective organization and structure for the communication of the Good News of Jesus Christ to our young Catholic Community at elementary school level or younger. It imparts knowledge of the past history and heritage of Church Doctrine. It addresses educational needs of the Church today and in the future.

Parenting Seminars

Parenting seminars are offered twice a year, in the fall and in the spring.  Topics discussed are chosen to meet the parenting needs of our faith community of St. George.


Rainbows Facilitators

Adults are needed to facilitate small peer support – meetings with children who are dealing with separation, divorce or death. Facilitators must attend an extensive training program.
Commitment: 6 weeks in the fall semester and 6 weeks in the spring during school hours or Parish School of Religion sessions
Contact: Molly Rose, 225-292-2212, EMAIL
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Religious Education

Catechists

Share faith and knowledge of God with a group of students in preschool through grade 11. Formation is encouraged and is available through the parish and diocese. Assistance is needed in the following areas:

  • Pre-School Catechists
  • Elementary Catechists
  • Junior High Catechists
  • Senior High Catechists
  • Elementary Substitute Catechists
  • Junior High Substitute Catechists
  • Senior High Substitute Catechists
  • Catechist Aides (all levels)

Commitment: weekly following the school schedule from September through April
Contact: Molly Rose, 225-293-2212, EMAIL

Retreat Assistants

Adults and Teens are invited to assist with First Reconciliation Retreat and First Eucharist Retreat.
Commitment: 8:00 a.m.-Noon on a Saturday morning in December and April
Contact: Molly Rose, 225-293-2212, EMAIL

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Adapted for Children (RCIAC)

Catechists

Catechists are called to share faith and knowledge of Catholic Doctrine and reflection on scriptures with children preparing for full reception into the Catholic community. Catechists work as a team and share teaching responsibilities. Formation is encouraged and is available through the parish and the diocese.
Commitment: once a week on a rotating basis

Support Catechists

Assist main catechists as small group leaders.
Commitment: once a week on a rotating basis

Peer Companions

Young people in 9th grade and above willing to share faith, friendship, and support with children in the RCIAC process during their faith journey.
Commitment: weekly on Sundays-January-April
Contact: Molly Rose, 225-293-2212, EMAIL


St. George Nursery School

The nursery school was established in 1982 as a program of St. George Catholic Church. The primary objective of the school is to provide for the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of the preschool-age children of St. George Parish. This is done in a fun, challenging and loving environment. The children experience and learn about God's love, prayer, God's gifts, and other people in their Christian community.
Contact: Brenda Leonpacher, 225-291-0299 or email sgnurseryschool@bellsouth.net
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St. George School

St. George School has a long and successful tradition of providing Catholic education to the children of Baton Rouge. St. George opened its doors in 1960 and has grown to meet the changing needs of its students. St. George has been able to provide for the education of the whole child by providing a progressive curriculum that integrates faith and academics. Over 1,000 students benefit from the service provided by our volunteer service groups.
Contact: Jack Nelson, 225-293-1298, EMAIL
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Home and School Association

This association complements and supports the staff and faculty of St. George in fulfilling goals of Catholic education. The H&SA strengthens ties in the community among family, school, and parish. The Home and School Association provides room parents for each class and sponsors a variety of social activities. All parishioners are invited to support the organization.
Contact: Kelly Vaughan, 225-752-7299, EMAIL


Athletic Association

This association provides a complete inter-scholastic and intramural program for St. George School and Parish. The association provides coaches and officials for volleyball, basketball, football, and track.
Contact: Richard Tilley, 225-931-9847, EMAIL


School Advisory Committee

The role of the School Advisory Committee is to promote the school mission and the goals of the Education Commission. With prayer as its foundation, the SAC encourages a spirit of cooperation through its commitment to children, parents, faculty, and staff by facilitating communication between these groups. The SAC also works to discern needs within the school community, and makes recommendations to the administration.
Contact: Paul Wiggins, 225-292-1569, EMAIL


Vacation Bible School

Lead coordinators, teachers, aides, arts and crafts, refreshments, drama, nursery coordinators, costume coordinators, and music leaders are needed for one week during the summer to spread the good news of the Gospel to children. Adult and teen volunteers are needed for VBS.
Commitment: one week during summer and preparation beforehand
Contact: Molly Rose, 225-292-2212, EMAIL
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