Religious Education

Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD)

Sr. Noreen O'ConnorThe Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) is for those who attend private and public schools in grades K to 8 and wish to receive their faith formation through our parish CCD program. The program consists of class study and preparation for the reception of the sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation. The goal of our parish CCD program is to enable and encourage the students to learn more about their faith.

When: Religion classes for the Fall semester will resume on September 10, 2017. Classes will be taught on Sunday from 9:30am to 10:50am at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish (720 40th Avenue, San Francisco).

For more information about our CCD program, please contact Sr. Noreen O’Connor at (415) 751-5275 /

And people were bringing children to him that he might touch them, but the disciples rebuked them.
When Jesus saw this he became indignant and said to them,
‘Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to them.”  – Mark 10:13-14

Religious EducationRite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is for those who would like to become Catholic or are baptized Catholic, but have not received all the sacraments. Classes take place from September through Easter.

For more information about our RCIA program, please contact Sr. Noreen O’Connor at (415) 751-5275 /

Practicing Catholics who wish to volunteer their time and talent in this process are invited to speak with our Pastor.

RCIA Resource:

“And they were filled with the holy Spirit and began to speak in different tongues
as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim.” – Acts 2:4