EDUCATION
— Prophetic Ministries —
Learning our Faith more Deeply
 
 
Catholic educational resources for lifelong Christian faith/spiritual formation at Transfiguration Parish. 
 
Over the centuries God has called prophets to bring His words and instructions to His people. The ministries at Transfiguration that are responsible for continuing this call to instruct God’s people are therefore called Prophetic Ministries.
 
The Prophetic Ministries at Transfiguration include:
 
 

EDUCATION NOTES & NEWS

08.08.21 ===== Mass on the Grass

Celebrating our Parish Feast Day with an outdoor Mass in our community. Mass begins at 11:00am. There will be no 10:00 am or 1:00 pm Masses in the church this date.

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===== Calling All Catechists/¡Llamando Catequistas!

CALLING ALL CATECHISTS!

We are in need of Catechists (teachers), Children’s Liturgy presenters, and dependable substitutes for the 2021/2022 School of Religion year. Please take some time to prayerfully consider sharing your strengths and talents with us and spreading the Good News to the children of our parish.

“The Spirit is calling men and women to set out and encounter all those who are waiting to discover the beauty, goodness, and truth of the Christian faith,” -Pope Francis

If you are interested, please call (847) 526-6400 or send an email to: reled@transfigurationwauconda.com
 

¡LLAMANDO CATEQUISTAS!

Siempre necesitamos catequistas (maestros), presentadores de liturgia infantil y sustitutos confiables. Por favor, tómese un tiempo para considerar en oración compartir sus fortalezas y talentos y difundir la Buena Nueva a los niños de nuestra parroquia.

“El Espíritu llama a hombres y mujeres a salir y encontrarse con todos aquellos que esperan descubrir la belleza, la bondad y la verdad de la fe cristiana”, – Papa Francisco

Si esta interesado llame a (847) 526-6400 o Mande un correo electronico: reled@transfigurationwauconda.com


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05.01.21 ===== Congratulations FIrst Communicants

On behalf of the Transfiguration School of Religion director, Catechists, Frassati Principal, Teachers, Families, and Friends.

And united by the Most Blessed Sacrament, we would like to congratulate the 2020/2021 First Communicants! 

Rev. Fr. Juan Avila Ibarra and Fr. Alex Garcia, welcome many families on Saturday, May 1, 2021, where 52 children united with Jesus Christ through the Holy Eucharist, the precious body of Christ. May that they be filled and nourished by our Lord and Savior.  May the good lord guide them throughout their journey and pray that God’s grace shine upon them today as they grow in the spirit of His embrace now and always.

The whole parish community is invited to keep them in your prayers as they journey along with Christ.


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===== Tax Credit Scholarship – Limited Time Special Opportunity

Frassati Catholic Academy needs our support today. Currently, there are 49 students on a waiting list hoping to receive funding so that they will be financially able to attend Frassati Catholic Academy next year. From now until MAY 31, Frassati has a fantastic opportunity to have all donations made through the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship program matched dollar for dollar by a generous donor, doubling the impact of these donations. All donations made through this program by individuals are also eligible for a 75% Illinois state income tax credit.

 

Please consider helping to fund scholarships for Frassati students in need. Frassati Catholic Academy and the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic School’s Scholarship Department will be hosting an online informational meeting on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 pm via Zoom. This meeting will discuss the benefits of donating to the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program, and the steps you need to take to donate through this program. A Zoom link will be emailed directly to all who register HERE. As an added incentive, anyone who attends the online Zoom presentation will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card just for listening. Please note that there is no obligation to donate.
 
For additional information about this amazing opportunity to help fund Catholic education, please listen to the attached short video https://youtu.be/_1t6oivo7PM
from Fr. Jerry or review the attached PDF Flyer. Please direct questions about this program to the school principal, Tammy Kleckner, tkleckner@frassaticatholicacademy.org, or the Director of Marketing & Development, Lisa Schwabe lschwabe@frassaticatholicacademy.org.
 
Thank you for your support of Catholic education.
 

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===== Congratulations RCIA Students

On behalf of the Transfiguration Parish, families, and friends and united by the Most Blessed Sacrament, we would like to congratulate the 2020/2021 RCIA students, who were sealed with chrism and the Holy Spirit by Rev. Fr. Juan Avila Ibarra, who welcomed them to the Catholic
Church on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Maria Elena Espejo Chaga
Magdalena Parmelee
Lily Parmelee
Andrea Lazaro

The RCIA team have worked hard to prepare the candidates to get them ready for this life-changing moment. You did a great job! May the gifts of the Spirit fill your lives and deepen your faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.  The whole parish community is invited to keep them in your prayers as they journey in their faith growth.

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03.13.21 ===== Congratulations Confirmandi

On behalf of the Transfiguration Parish and the School of Religion director, catechists, Frassati principal and teachers, families, and friends!

And united by the Most Blessed Sacrament, we would like to congratulate the 2020/2021 Confirmandi, who were sealed with chrism and the Holy Spirit by Rev. Fr. Juan Avila Ibarra, who with a special dispensation from the Archdiocese of Chicago administrated the Sacrament of Confirmation to 75 young teens on Saturday, March 13, 2021. May the gifts of the Spirit fill your lives and deepen your faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

The whole parish community is invited to keep them in your prayers as they journey in their faith growth.


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