Welcome to Religion Class!
Back-to-School 2023-2024 with Mrs. Porch
Welcome Montini Families!
Thank you for blessing me with being your child's teacher, it is truly an honor.
Monthly we will walk over to St. Mary's Church to attend Adoration. This is a silent and reflective time to journal, pray, and sit with Jesus.
About Mrs. Porch
- Earned my BS in Early Child/Elementary Education & Associates in Business Administration & Art from St. Joseph's College, Indiana in 2005
- Completed my student teaching with Mrs. Kolasinski, here at Montini, in 2005.
- Earned Future Teacher of the Year, Excellence in Student Teaching awards from Indiana in 2005.
- Taught 4th Grade at St. Margaret Mary School in Algonquin for 11 years.
- Earned Wal-Mart's Teacher of the Year in 2006
- Earned Rockford Diocese Catholic Educator of the Year in 2015
- Studied at St. Xavier University and earned a Masters in Teacher Leadership in 2010
- Received my Ministry Formation certificate in 2019
- Have taught within the Catechist Certification program since 2013
Mass- Dates & Surveys
Please complete the above Survey as your first "homework" assignment. All other assignments will be found in the Religion Google Classroom. There is also access to online resources- Bible, Catechism, USCCB, and Vatican documents.
The following dates are for St. Mary's Church on Tuesdays at 9AM for these Masses:
8th grade on Aug. 22
7th grade on Aug. 29
6th grade on Sept. 12
5th grade on Sept. 19
4th grade on Sept. 26 (feast of St. Paul VI)
8th grade on Oct. 3
7th grade on Oct. 17
6th grade on Oct. 24
5th grade on Nov. 7
4th grade on Nov. 14
8th grade on Nov. 28
7th grade on Dec. 12
6th grade on Dec. 19 (Jesse Tree after)
8th grade on Jan. 9
5th grade on Jan. 16
Thurs. Feb. 1- Mass at Marian for the Deanery, Montini to plan
4th grade on Feb. 6
7th grade on Feb. 20 (stations after)
6th grade on Feb. 27 (stations after)
5th grade on Mar. 5 (stations after)
4 & 8 grade on Mar. 19 (living stations after)
8th grade on Apr. 2/ Divine Mercy
7th grade on Apr. 16
6th grade on April 23
5th grade on May 7
4th grade on May 14
7th grade on May 21
All School Masses
Nov. 1- All Saints Day
Dec. 8- Immaculate Conception
Jan. 25th Catholic Schools Week
Feb. 14- Ash Wednesday
May 2nd- Legacy Mass & May Crowning
*Also held at Holy Apostles* From 9AM-11:30AM- please consider volunteering for crafts, games, snack or prayer activities.
8th grade on Sept. 29 NET
7th grade on Oct. 13
6th grade on Nov. 10
5th grade on Dec. 15
4th grade on Jan. 19
3rd grade on Feb. 9
2nd grade on Mar. 15
1st grade on Apr. 12
Excited to meet you!
- Please reach out whenever you have a question, concern, or prayer request. God bless!
Website: Google Classroom- check your child's login information
Location: Montini Catholic School, McHenry, Illinois