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NCYC 2015: Here I Am Lord!

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2015 NCYC (The National Catholic Youth Conference)

Theme: 'Here I Am, Lord!'

Dates: November 19-22, 2015

The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) is an exciting, biennial three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic teens. NCYC began in 1983 and gathers 20,000+ youth and adults from across the country for three days of prayer, learning and to celebrate being Catholic! In 2013, 25 teens & adults from the Heart of Mary Cluster attended! We hope to take a group from our cluster again in 2015! 

*Our cluster head count and initial deposit have to be submitted to the Archdiocese by Thanksgiving.

**Teens interested in attending NCYC AND adults who would like to attend as chaperones, please call Diane Walston, DRE (319) 472-3368 OR e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to receive trip information asap! 

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014 09:22

Link to Register online for Religious Education classes

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NOTE TO PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN K-12TH GRADES: You have to register online annually to enroll your children in RE class! There is no registration packet. Register at

You will need your family password to access your account information. Information you entered last year will repopulate/fill in the form this year. Update health questions, cell phone #s, e-mail addresses and complete electronic signatures.  

**After you have completed online registration, go to our cluster website: and print the 2014-2015 RE Payment Form, fill it out and return form with your payment on or before the 1st day of class (Sept. 17th)

*If you do not have access to a computer, please contact Melissa Holthaus, CRE for SMU & SHW 319-215-6017 OR Diane Walston, Cluster DRE 319-472-3368 to make arrangements to use a computer.

***IF you are not a registered member/parishioner at one of the parishes in our cluster, please contact Diane Walston, DRE:

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 319-472-3368. 

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 12:20

Registration Payment Form for 2014-2015 RE Classes

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1. Please print this form and return with payment on or before the 1st day of class (Sept. 17, 2014)

2. Make checks payable to Heart of Mary Cluster

3. Write child(ren’s) name(s) on the check memo line.

4. Return payment and form to:

Center Point – Urbana & Walker families: Melissa Holthaus, CRE, Sacred Heart Church, P.O. Box 116, Walker, IA 52352

Vinton families mail to or drop off: Diane Walston, DRE, St. Mary Church, 2200 2nd Avenue, Vinton, IA 52349

Heart of Mary Cluster

 2014-2015 Religious Education Payment Form

A full or partial payment for online registrations must be received within 7 days of registration to complete your family registration.   Make checks payable to Heart of Mary Cluster.

We will not turn away children whose families cannot afford the tuition. Please contact Diane Walston, Cluster DRE at 319-472-3368 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information about tuition assistance.

Family Name ______________________________     Phone _____________________


Names and grades of children participating in RE Classes in the 2014-2015 school year

______________________________               _______________________________

______________________________               _______________________________

______________________________               _______________________________


Number of children      IF a registered member in cluster            Not a registered member

1 Child                                         $50.00                                           $ 75.00 per Child

2 Children in family                     $90.00

3 or more Children in family        $110.00

*St. Mary, VINTON K – 5th Gr. Snack fee: Add $10.00 (per family)

*Sacred Heart, Walker K-6th Gr. Snack fee: Add $10.00 (per family)

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION FEE: (Please pay Sacramental Preparation fee with your family RE Registration fee)

ALL 2nd Graders: Sacrament Fee - $10.00 per child. Name (s) of child preparing for Sacraments: ______________     ______________   ______________________

Confirmation for 10th/11th Grades for SMU & SHW only! Confirmation fee: $25.00 per teen. Name (s) of teen (s) preparing for Confirmation: __________________________; _________________________; ___________________ *There is no Confirmation class in Vinton this year.*

Please make checks payable to: Heart of Mary Cluster

For the 2014/2015 RE year. *All information on this record is confidential.*

This section for office use only:

Waiver Forms _____     Online Registration ______    Enrolled _____

Amount due_______   Amount paid______  Date Paid________

Check #________    Cash _____

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:25

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