CCD/Religious Education

All CCD/Religious Education in both Ascension and St. Katharine Drexel Parishes are canceled until futher notice due to the coronavirus crisis.

First Penance and First Holy Communion have been postponed for both Ascension Parish and St. Katharine Drexel Parish.  There are no dates set right now for when both Sacraments will be rescheduled.



Confirmation has been postponed until further notice.  There is no set date at this time when confirmation will be rescheduled.


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Ascension Parish

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Jennifer Pearson

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  • CCD is for students in grades 1-8.
  • The next monthly classes are canceled until further notice.
  • Family Mass is held the third Sunday of the month.
  • If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Pearson at or 570-960-1824.
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  • For inclement weather, see our Facebook page:  Ascension Parish CCD



– Jennifer Pearson
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Saint Katharine Drexel Parish

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Danielle O’Neill

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  • CCD classes are held on Sundays for 1st through 8th grades.  Classes begin in September and conclude in May.  Classes are canceled until further notice.
  • Classes are from 9:45 to 10:45 AM at St. James Rectory, 363 Great Bend Turnpike, Pleasant Mount, PA  18453
  • The Family Mass is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month from September through April.
  • If you have any questions, please contact Danielle O’Neill at 570-642-1190.


– Danielle O’Neill