Religious Education

Religious Education Contact:  

Mrs. Toni Haaland

Director of Religious Education


or email:



Registration for School year 2017-2018 for K-8 grades will begin after all Masses on April 29, 2017.  Forms have been mailed to all currently enrolled students.  The Office of Religious Education will be additional forms available for new students.  

RCIA (for adults) and RCIC (for children) are programs for individuals who want to become Catholic — whether or not they have already been baptized — or who wish to learn more about the Catholic Faith.

For a description of these programs, please click on “RCIA” in the listing to the left.  For additional information, please contact Carolyn Smith, Director of Adult Education  703- 273-5369.

Religious Education classes follow the Fairfax County Public Schools inclement weather policy. Please check or TV Channel 21.

The Kindergarten through 8th Grade Religious Education program is open to students of families who are registered in St. Leo Parish.  Additional information is provided throughout the year in the Sunday bulletin.

The Sacraments of Penance & Communion and Confirmation are two-year programs which occur during the first and second grades and the seventh and eighth grades, respectively.  Click on the tabs on the left to learn the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about preparing for and receiving these Sacraments.

We need many volunteers to teach and to assist  in our program.   Please contact the Office of Religious Education at 703-273-4868 or if you are interested in volunteering.

Religious Education classes for the 2016-2017 academic year began the week of September 11, 2016. REMINDER: Monday afternoon classes start at 4:45 until 6:00 PM.  Monday evening classes start at 7:00 until 8:15 PM.  We are not accepting any more students for these classes.  If you have just moved into the area and wish to enroll your children in our program or are going to home school your children, please contact the Office of Religious Education at 703-273-4868 or for more information.

The current calendars for Monday and Sunday  are ”revised 2016 2017 calendar for RE” and “Domingo calendario.”


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