A volunteer teacher leads the children (grades K-5) from the Church to
the parish center for lessons and discussion on the first reading and the
A variety of adult formation experiences are offered to enhance, nurture
and deepen the faith of our parishioners. Among these are: prayer and faith
sharing experiences, workshops on various themes or topics, retreats, and
courses including  Scripture Studies. For further information, watch the
Parish Bulletin, or contact the Parish Office at 248-852-4170.
RCIA or Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the way that those
interested in the Catholic Church learn about the faith and join our family of
believers. It is also the process which enables Adult Catholics who are not
confirmed to become fully initiated Catholics. Please call the Parish Officeat
248-852-4170 for more information.
Religious education for children is held in the
school on Monday evening. You must
pre-register your children by calling the
Religious Education office
This program, an adaptation of the RCIA, is designed for children age 7
or older who have missed receiving sacraments at the usual age of
reception. Call the Religious Education office for more information
Second-graders prepare for these two sacraments under the instruction
of the Catechists, and the Director of Religious Education. There are five
meetings throughout the year for the parents.
Middle school students in seventh and eighth grade attend weekly
Religious Education classes.  Seventh graders participate in a day
retreat at Subiaco. In eighth grade the students have an overnight
retreat at Marianhill. There are five parent meetings throughout the
eight grade year. Students are confirmed in the spring of their
ninth-grade year. Confirmation sessions are held on Sunday mornings
for approximately an hour and fifteen minutes.  Parents and sponsors
attend the session. For more information please contact the Religious
Education office.
Religious Education Documents
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Auburn Hills, Michigan
Religious Education
Religious Education Office
248-852-4170 x 15
Mr. Michael Merlo's Office
248-852-4170 x 12