Old Mission Santa Inés religious education classes


Registration is under way for religious education classes at Old Mission Santa Inés, open to all students in kindergarten through eighth grade, said Sheila Benedict, parish administrator.

Classes will be offered in both English and Spanish for children from kindergarten through high school (First Communion through confirmation).

For students in kindergarten through eighth grade, parents may register their children on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the religious education office. Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 27 and the cost is $40 per child.

In order to register, parents need to bring a copy of their child’s baptism record. A family discount rate is available. For more information, contact Sister Paula Sawhill at the religious education office, (805) 688-4138.


For students in grades 9-12, confirmation registration will be held on Sundays after the 5 p.m. youth Mass. Students must have had first Communion to enroll. Orientation for parents and students will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21 after the 5 p.m. youth Mass. Classes start Sept. 28. Cost is $70. For additional information, contact Jim Gutierrez, director of youth ministry, at the parish office, (805) 688-4815, ext. 15.

Registration for both programs also will be held the weekend of Sept. 13-14, after Mass services. Saturday services are held at 5 p.m. in English, and at 7 p.m. in Spanish. Sunday Mass is held at 8:30, 9:30 and 11 a.m. in English, and at 12:30 p.m. in Spanish.

Visit http://www.missionsantaines.org/parishbiz.pdf for a full schedule or contact the mission at (805) 688-4815. The mission is located at 1760 Mission Drive, Solvang.