Serving the Catholic Community of Castro Valley

Youth Faith Formation: Grades 1st to 8th & 1st Holy Communion

The Evangelization Outreach Program at Our Lady of Grace offers religious instruction and Faith Formation for students in 1st through 8th grade & bilingual assistance. We also offer classes in preparation for the Sacrament of 1st Holy Communion (2nd Grade).

1st Communion-Year 1: 1st Day of Class is Sunday, October 9th at 10:15am in Stack Center

1st Communion-Year 2: 1st Day of Class is Sunday, August 28th at 10:15am in Stack Center

Whole Family: 1st Day of Class is Sunday, September 11th at 10:15am in Stack Center

Registration Fees for 2022-2023

  • $120 for the 1st child
  • $60 each for additional child in the same household

After October 1st, there will be a $20 late fee.


If you prefer to fill out the Registration Form by hand, you may download it by clicking below. Please return your completed form(s) to the Parish Office with your payment (Cash or Check).


We encourage you to register your child early so that we may plan accordingly. Children will be placed in classes on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you need financial assistance, please call the Parish Office at 510-537-0806.

1st Holy Communion-Year 1 (1st Grade): Classes for parents & their child are held on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month. 

1st Holy Communion-Year 2 (2nd Grade): Classes for parents & their child are held on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month.  Your child should have completed one year of Faith Formation at Our Lady of Grace or at another parish and be entering 2nd grade.

Whole Family Catechesis: This class is for students who have had their Sacrament of 1st Holy Communion. Classes for parents & their child are held once or twice of each month on Sundays.


 We, the Catholic community of Our Lady of Grace, endeavor to live our faith grounded in Jesus Christ, celebrating His presence in Word, Sacrament and shared experiences.”

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