Welcome to Sacred Heart Parish’s PREP page!
We are very fortunate to have a group of dedicated catechists who truly love sharing the faith with your children. All our PREP staff are volunteers, and we are always grateful for anyone wishing to volunteer their time and talents to be a substitute or teacher’s aide.
There are 8 Levels (Grades) in PREP. First Penance and First Holy Communion are received at Level 2. Level 7/8 students prepare for Confirmation. Confirmation at Sacred Heart is scheduled for every other year. Sacrament programs require a two-year commitment to PREP. Therefore, any child, regardless of age, must attend two years of formation before receiving any Sacrament apart from Baptism. If your child has not been baptized, please contact the Parish office, 610-275-1750 to make an appointment.
Sacred Heart Parish moved its program to a Summer Session format. PREP Summer Session is an intensive weeklong program where the entire textbook is completed in a week. During the school year all PREP families are expected to participate in a minimum of five (5) activities at Sacred Heart. A PREP Family Activities Calendar listing the activities is provided each year and can be found on the PREP forms page. Sacrament Level 2 students will be given special instruction and are to attend monthly meetings. Sacrament level class calendar is in the back of the handbook and on our forms page.
PREP fees for 2023-2024 are as follows: $100 for one child, $150 for two or more children. A late fee will be added for Summer Session registrations received after April 1, 2023. Any concerns, please contact the PREP Coordinator.
In the event a child is dismissed from the program due to excessive absences, lateness, problem behavior, or for any other reason, no refund of registration or material fees will be made to the family.
Summer Session for 2023-2024 will be held June 19th– 23rd, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration opens
February 1, 2023.