Religious Education

Religious Education Contact:  

Mrs. Toni Haaland

Director of Religious Education


or email:

School Year Hours: These hours may vary, please call in advance: 703 273-4868

Sunday:  11 AM-12:30 PM

Monday: 10 AM-8:15 PM

Tuesday through Thursday: 10 AM-4 PM

Friday and Saturday: closed

Summer Hours: These hours may vary, please call in advance: 703 273-4868

Monday through Thursday: 10 AM-4 PM

Friday through Sunday: closed

School Year 2018-19.

We began registration for school year 2018-2019 on Saturday, April 21.  Please call the office for registration information.

Religious Ed Calendar 18-19 as of Aug 8 2018

Domingo Calendario 2018-2019 as of 10 August 2018

Emergency Care Form 2018-2019

Volunteer Opportunities 2018 2019

As a reminder, we require a registration form for your child each year so that he/she will be placed in a class.  (If you have a child who will be a rising 8th grader in the Confirmation program, you need to register him/her for classes.)

Please bring a copy of the baptismal certificate if we do not already have a copy.  If your child was baptized at St. Leo’s please indicate that on the registration form in lieu of the certificate.    You can drop off the registration at the Religious Education Office or in the Rectory Office.  If you mail the form to us, please include the Emergency Care Form and the payment.  Our mailing address is 3700 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA  22030.

Please note that classes will began during the week of September 9.  Sunday classes for elementary students whose language is Spanish at home are held at 11:00 am -12:30 pm.  Monday classes (K-6) are held at 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm. and (Grades 1-8) 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm.  All classes are be held in the school.   All students whether homeschooled or in the scheduled classes are required to register.

Sunday classes started on Sunday September 9 (11:00-12:30)

Monday afternoon (4:45-6:00 PM and evening classes (7:00-8:15 PM) started on Monday September 10.


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 available 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.

 REMINDER: Monday afternoon classes start at 4:45 until 6:00 PM.  Monday evening classes start at 7:00 until 8:15 PM.   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 for more information.



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