Catechesis Contact Info

Name Will Wright
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Phone (623) 344-7288

K-12 Catchesis: Learning to Love, EDGE, and Life Teen

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REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017/18 is now online!  Classes begin August 20 for Learning to Love and EDGE and August 15 for Life Teen.  Registration is ongoing.


Feel free to call or send an email to Will Wright at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 623-344-7288 for more info about the Catechesis programs and youth groups or to be added to the information list!

Learning to Love is our K-5 Catechesis program.  It takes place on Sundays after the Noon Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes and runs until 2:30pm.  This is an opportunity you don’t want to pass up for your child, grandchild, neice, or nephew! It is called Learning to Love because we will teach your child to Know God, Love God, and Serve Him!  Learning to Love like Jesus is a lifelong process!

PARENT GROUP - I invite you to join us on Sundays while your child is in Learning to Love or EDGE for our parent group!  This is a great chance for prayer, fellowship, catechesis, and support between parents.  We are here as one family in Christ!

EDGE is our Middle School Youth Group and it will run at the same time as Learning to Love.  

Our Life Teen Youth Group program is available for our high schoolers; this group will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30p-8:30p.

Please contact Will Wright at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

Thanks and God bless! See you soon!



Learning to Love- K-8th Religious Education

"Learning to Love" is a class-based religious education for Kindergarten through eighth grade.  We will be using the Faith and Life Series by Ignatius Press combined with the efforts of wonderful volunteer catechists.  The goal of the program is to introduce and strengthen the invitation to the Christian life.  By presenting an authentic encounter with Jesus Christ, through the Church, the Sacraments, the teachings of Christ, and a relationship with Him, we aim to begin a lifelong journey of Faith.  

EDGE Middle School Youth Group (6th - 8th)

EDGE provides a safe fun place for youth to find solid Catholic community, to get answers to their questions about faith, and, most importantly, to experience Jesus in a profound and personal way.  It is part of the international Life Teen Youth Ministry movement.

Life Teen 9th-12th Youth Group

As a Eucharist-centered movement within the Roman Catholic Church, Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church. With the Blessed Virgin Mary as our intercessor and guide, Life Teen seeks to unleash the fullness of the Sacramental power present within the young Church.

Sacrament Preparation- Baptism, Confirmation, First Holy Communion

We also have a one-year Sacrament Preparation program for Baptism as well as for First Holy Communion and Confirmation.  Confirmation takes place normally in 3rd grade here in the Diocese of Phoenix, but we will guide any child who is older than 3rd grade.


Registration and Payment Information:

$75 for 1 child

$100 for 2 children

$125 for 3 or more children

Tuition payments can be made here:

Please note the following requirements for registration:

  • A copy of the baptismal certificate must be turned into the church office for all first-time students.
  • For children/teens needing baptism - a copy of the birth certificate is required.

All fees are due at the time of registration.  If you are having financial difficulties, we will work with you on a payment plan.  No child or teen will be turned away due to financial difficulties. Cash and checks will also be accepted in either Church office.  Checks can be made payable to Our Lady of Lourdes.

If you have any questions regarding the Catechesis classes or youth groups, please contact Will Wright, 623-344-7288 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.