Register for Childcare and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (click to jump to the registration form)

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) Level 1 Atrium is a catechetical program for 3-6 year olds. It is a reflective-based program of religious formation that helps a child to further develop his/her relationship with God in a developmentally appropriate way. The heart of the catechesis for children under six revolves around the Parable of the Good Shepherd. This program will be offered on Wednesday nights from 6:15-8:15pm during the Holy Ghost faith formation group meetings at St. Joseph School beginning Wednesday, September 15. Class size is limited to 10 students and requires advance registration. The registered child must be potty-trained in order to participate. Please fill out the form below to register.


Childcare for Holy Ghost Faith Formation Group Meetings>

Childcare will be provided on Wednesday nights from 6:15-8:15pm during the Holy Ghost faith formation group meetings at St. Joseph School beginning Wednesday, September 15.

Childcare is free and available for ages 0-6 years old but requires advance registration. Please fill out the form below to register.

Childcare Registration

To comply with the USCCB Charter and Norms, the Diocese of Knoxville’s Safe Environment Program requires all clergy, employees, contracted school personnel, volunteers, members of groups and organizations, over the age of 18, who work, volunteer, or participate in any capacity to complete the Diocesan Safe Environment training and have a criminal background check before they may begin employment, volunteer, or participate with ministries, groups and organizations.

Children's Information

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1) I am aware that the nursery is available for parents participating in church activities, I am on the premises and will keep a phone on for emergency contact.
2) I will support the staff by being sure my child is not sick, is fed, has been changed/to the bathroom before leaving, and has a labeled diaper bag or backpack.
3) I am aware the nursery uses staff/volunteers and takes all reasonable precautions for safety. I will not hold the parish/Diocese responsible for accidents.

Submission of this form constitutes my signature.


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Registration

To comply with the USCCB Charter and Norms, the Diocese of Knoxville’s Safe Environment Program requires all clergy, employees, contracted school personnel, volunteers, members of groups and organizations, over the age of 18, who work, volunteer, or participate in any capacity to complete the Diocesan Safe Environment training and have a criminal background check before they may begin employment, volunteer, or participate with ministries, groups and organizations.

Children's Information

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1) I am aware that Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is available for parents participating in church activities, I am on the premises and will keep a phone on for emergency contact.
2) I will support the staff by being sure my child is not sick, is fed, has been to the bathroom before leaving, and has a labeled backpack.
3) I am aware that the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd uses staff/volunteers and takes all reasonable precautions for safety. I will not hold the parish/Diocese responsible for accidents.

Submission of this form constitutes my signature.