Serving the Catholic Community of Castro Valley

Youth Faith Formation: Grades K to 8

Now accepting registration forms for the 2016 – 2017 year!

The Religious Education Program at Our Lady of Grace offers religious instruction and Faith Formation for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade, bilingual classes offered for Grades 1 – 4. Classes are held weekly in both languages. 


  • English, Grades K – 5: Sunday mornings (11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.) OR Tuesday afternoons (3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
  • Bilingual, Grades 1 – 4: Sunday mornings (11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.)
  • English, Grades 6 – 8: Sunday mornings (11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.)

Our gatherings include lessons, crafts, bible stories, music, games and activities to help children learn about our Catholic faith and how to apply it in our everyday lives. In addition to weekly classes, the program sponsors social events, parent education, service projects, prayer services and more, following our parish mission statement, We…are a community that endeavors to live our faith grounded in Jesus Christ.  We strive to grow in our personal faith life through prayer and continuing Catholic faith formation for people of all ages.

Classes begin the first Sunday in October. Registration is from mid-April through October 31st each year.  We encourage you to register your child early so that we may plan accordingly. The fees are listed below. To register your child/children, return the registration form to the Faith Formation Center or Parish Office.  Children will be placed in classes on a first-come, first-served basis.

Passing on your faith is one of the most precious gifts we can give our children. We are here to help you!  Please contact us with any questions – (510) 582-9266 or

Registration Fees for 2016-2017 

Opening days of class:  Sunday, October 2 and Tuesday, October 4, 2016

  • $80 for one child;
  • $125 for two children in the same family;
  • $155 for three or more children in the same family.

K-8 Religious Education Registration Flyer 2016-2017 (English)

K-8 Religious Education Registration Flyer 2016-2017 (Spanish)