St. Luke Catholic Church

Religious Education - CCE (Continuing Christian Education)

2800 Rockwell Drive - Brownsville, Texas - 78521 CCE direct line: (956) 541-0184 - (956) 541-1480 ext107 - Fax: (956) 542-8043Email can be sent to: (see Home page for Parish Contact info)
School Year CCE Office Hours:Monday - Thursday8:00 AM - 1:00 PM or by appointmentClosed Friday - Sunday
Religious Education StaffMrs. Helen Vargas,Director of Religious Education
Mrs. Lynette Sanchez, Staff
Mr. David Vargas,Coordinator of Youth Ministries(956) 541-0184
CCE Class ScheduleElementary: Wednesday  5:45-7pm
Middle/High School:Sunday9:30-10:45am
Christian Initiation (Adult Class)

Visit our St Luke Youth Ministries Facebook page for regular updates. Click HERE

Current CCE families- be sure to join us on Remind to stay up to date regarding classes. You can send a text to 81010 to receive text messages. 

Sunday families (middle & high school): send message that says @mshscce

Wednesday families (elementary): send message that says @elemcce

Once you have signed up, you can also create an online account or use the app (click the link at the left) to stay in touch.

Current CCE Volunteer Opportunities

Catechist – Lead a group of disciples each Wednesday (Elementary disciples) or Sunday (Middle or High School disciples). Touch base with them at Sunday mass and at parish events.

CCE classroom aide -  Assist catechist with class prep, connecting with absent disciples, assist with story times, craft times, etc... Assist with check-in and provide information for disciples.

Greeting & Safety – Welcome and greet disciples as they enter our doors. Assist in drop off and pick up and special events to give directions and offer guidance. Monitor doors, halls and bathrooms & assist with disinfecting.

Event Organization – Check disciples in for events and give them information. Provide supervision of disciples and ensure facilities are treated properly. Receive cakes for CCE festival booths.

Set Up/Tear Down – Assist with functions for setting up before and after events. This will include cleaning up after events.  Events include: Parent meetings, Night in Bethlehem, Youth Rally, Teaching Safety, Eucharist and Reconciliation Retreats.

Hospitality – Plan & Prepare drink and refreshment stations for events (mini retreats, youth rally, parent meetings) and/or CCE days for catechists 30 minutes prior to class. Secure donations of these refreshments if at all possible.

Office Volunteer – Assist office personnel in receiving phone calls, payments, copies for catechists, picking up attendance and supervising of office facility during large group sessions. Assist as needed in other areas.

**Because the nature of our program includes children and teens, a background check and training are required by the Diocese of Brownsville. Please be sure to send us your info as soon as possible to get started by completing the form above titled "Catechist Recruitment."  Thank you & thanks to those who have signed up so far!