Do you have a child who is cognitively disabled, learning disabled or emotional disabled? Are you looking for a program that offers a specialized 1:1 religious instructions in First Communion, Reconciliation, Confirmation, or RCIA?
ARISE (Association for Religious Instruction, Special Education) offers classes geared to meet the special learning needs of children, teens and adults who have disabilities. The classes are held on Mondays from 6:30-7:30pm at St. Gregory the Great Parish (60th and Oklahoma Avenue). The session runs from October-May for 24 weeks with holiday breaks. We also offer small group classes for those that are confirmed and RCIA preparation for adults. Special Events such as Friendship Dance, Mardi Gras Party, All Saints Day Costume Party, Hospitality Sundays, Tootsie Roll Drives with West Allis Knights of Columbus and Summer Picnics are part of the family fun events that we offer as well.
Check out our webpage for more information.
Seeking Volunteers Too!
Do you have some experience in working with people with disabilities? Looking for something fulfilling to do on Monday evenings for an hour? We are also looking for volunteer catechists to work 1:1 with students for the Fall 2016-Spring 2017 session. Catechist orientation and materials will be provided. Join the 18 catechists that have continued to make a difference!
If you are interested in enrolling your child or becoming a volunteer catechist, please leave your name and phone number at 414-810-3702 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you! -- Tom and Sue Klawien, ARISE Coordinators