Religious Ed Registration


Attention Parents it’s time to Register for Religion!  




A - If you are NOT yet a registered Parishioner

Parents and Guardians of children currently attending Kindergarten will have the opportunity to register their children for St. Bernard’s Church two-year First Holy Communion Preparation program, which will begin in September of 2017.

In order for a child to be eligible for the First Holy Communion program, a parent or legal guardian needs to  be a registered member of St. Bernard’s parish. Parents who are not yet formally registered in the parish may join the parish at an upcoming New Member Welcome Orientations.For a listing of upcoming gatherings please click on the link below:

 Welcome Orientation Gatherings Information

in St. Bernard’s Parish Center. First Holy Communion program registration information packets will be available at the orientation. Please call the rectory at 516-731-4220 or visit and click on the “Join St. Bernard’s Parish “link for Welcome Orientation information and sign up. If you are not sure if you are actually a current registered parishioner, please call the rectory to verify.

B - If you are already a current registered parishioner and DO NOT already have other children in our program

Please call the Religious Education Center for an appointment to come in and register your 1st year child.

In order to register you will need:

  • Parish Envelope Number
  • Your payment (cash or check only) for $195
  • A copy of your child’s Baptismal Certificate (Even if they were Baptized at St. Bernard’s )



C - Families that are already in our program  

Information on how to register a new 1st year student for our Level I GIFT program is included on the Re-registration form that was mailed home in May.

You DO NOT have to come into the Religious Education Center to register a new 1st year student .  Please fill out and return the NEW 1st level student form with your family's  Re-registration

NEW 1st Year Student Registration Form



If your child is entering the first year of our first communion program, you can read all about it by clicking here.