Again Jesus began to teach by the lake.  The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat and sat in it out on the lake, while all the people were along the shore at the water’s edge.  –Mark 4:1
Office hours: Monday through Thursdays from 9 am to 5 pm.  Oficina de la Escuela de Religión de lunes a jueves de 9 am a 5 pm.
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If you have questions, email reled@transfigurationwauconda.com or call the School of Religion office at 847-526-6400.


Updates from the Director…


Congratulations to all our students who have received the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion this Spring, 2022!

Catechist Lent Retreat

On Thursday, March 3, 2022, Transfiguration School of Religion along with Lake County Catechetical Association (LCCA) hosted a Catechists Lent Retreat at St. Patrick Church in Lake Forest. The purpose of this retreat is for catechists to experience and reflect with the passages from the Scriptures enabling the catechist to use the Scriptures to help them discern how they can deepen their relationship with Christ this Lent season and grow in spirituality.
Let us support the catechist’s ministry with prayers throughout the year.

Sacrament of Confirmation: Reconciliation

Congratulations to the Confirmation candidates who received the sacrament of Reconciliation this week/weekend [March 12]. It has been a busy month for the candidates and we are
very proud of the work they have done on their booklets/portfolios and at the interviews.
Please continue to keep these candidates in your prayers. They will be confirmed on March 26, 2022.
We are incredibly grateful to the members of our parish who gave up their time to interview our Confirmation candidates. May our Lord bless them for their generosity.

First Communion: Retreat

CONGRATULATIONS to our young people who attended the First Communion Retreat Saturday, February 26.  Catechists and friends welcomed the first communicants who are preparing to receive the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. At this retreat the children were introduced through a variety of activity centers to learn the meaning of the Holy Communion celebration.
We invite all parishioners to keep these children in their prayers as they continue to prepare to receive the Sacrament of First Communion.

Sacrament of Confirmation: Gifts of the Holy Spirit

On Saturday, February 5, 2022, Fr. Juan Pablo welcomed the candidates of Confirmation for a special service where they were presented with the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. The candidates were invited to discern the gifts and understand the spiritual influence on each of them.

We invite all parishioners to pray for these young teens as they grow in their faith.

First Communion Sacred Space Tour:

On Saturday, January 29, 2022, the SOR catechists welcomed the First Communicants to a tour of the Church which provided a hands-on experience, introducing them to the sacred spaces and objects that are a part of our Catholic worship and inviting them to develop their
Catholic vocabulary as they continue to prepare to receive for the first time the Holy Eucharist in May.
We invite the parish community to keep these children in your prayers as they continue to prepare to receive the Sacrament of First Communion.

Sacrament of Confirmation: Presentation of the Lord’s Prayer

On Saturday, January 8, 2022, Fr. Juan Pablo, welcomed the Confirmation candidates in a beautiful ceremony where they were presented with The Lord’s Prayer. The parish community accompanied the candidates to recite this beautiful symbol of our faith.
We invite all parishioners to keep the candidates in your prayers.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Congratulations!

CONGRATULATIONS to our young people who received the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time on Saturday, December 18, 2021. Fr. Juan Pablo welcomed 54 first communicants to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. At the service the children were introduced to this sacramental celebration through God’s mercy and forgiveness.We invite all parishioners to keep these children in your prayers as they continue to prepare to receive the Sacrament of First Communion.


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Thank you for your interest in registering your family for faith formation. Our desire is to help your family grow as passionate disciples of Jesus Christ.
Enrollment is closed as of August 31, 2021.
To Register:  Please find the registration form in the KIOSK in the back of the church. Or print the registration form on this page and MAIL IT, or DEPOSIT IN THE MAIL BOX located by the parish office
on Mill Street, door number 12.
PARA INSCRIBIRSE: La forma de inscripción se encuentra en la parte de atrás de la Iglesia. O la puede imprimir desde el sitio web de la parroquia en el link Educación y ENVÍELO POR CORREO o depositarla en el buzón localizado en la entrada de la oficinas parroquiales.
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School of Religion (Program in English)

  • Wednesday: Grades 1st through 8th, from 6:15 to 7:45 pm.  While children attend their class, we encourage parents to begin the class session with their children.
  • Classes begin on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 for all registered students.

Catecismo (Programa en Español)

  • Primera Comunión Y Confirmación: Miércoles de 6:15pm a 7:45pm. Los alumnos asistirán a misa dominical los sábados a las 6:00pm como parte del programa.
  • Comenzará el miércoles 15 de septiembre de 2021 para todos los estudiantes registrados.
Transfiguration Parish Office:
316 W Mill Street
Wauconda, IL 60084-1890
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Questions? Please call the Religious Education Office at 847.526.6400 ext. 238 or 239 OR email: RelEd@transfigurationwauconda.com
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