CGS Atrium: Ages 3-12

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a Montessori-based faith formation program developed by Sofia Cavaletti for children ages 3 to 12. We are happy to be offering Level I (3-6), Level I/II (3-9), and Level II/III (6-12) as an additional option for OLGC families.

Visit the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd website for more information. Read the Arlington Catholic Herald article about the benefits of the program, "A peaceful place to learn, grow."

2019-2020 Registration Information:

Registration for returning families will open Saturday, April 27th at 2 pm.

Registration for new families will open Saturday, May 4th. 

Early Bird Tuition:

  • For parishioners, tuition is $175 for one child, $325 for two, and $450 for three or more.
  • For non-parishioners, tuition is $350 for one child, $675 for two, and $975 for three or more.
  • Sacramental Preparation Fee, $50 (for any child receiving 1st Reconciliation and 1st Eucharist at OLGC in the current school year)
Please note that tuition will increase $25 per family on July 1.
2019-20 School Schedule:
  • Level I (3-6 year olds):
    • Tuesdays 9:45 am - 11:45 am
    • Saturdays 8:30 am - 10:00 am
    • Saturdays 10:30 am - Noon
  • Level II and Level III (6-12 year olds)
    • Tuesdays 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Saturday 8:30 am and Tuesday CGS are closed.

Assistance is needed: We are in need of additional CGS catechists and assistants,  If you are interested, please email Aneliese Carino.

2019-2020 Parent Resources:

Elementary Parent Meeting
Parent Handbook

Our Volunteer Policy:

Parents and adults are encouraged to volunteer. All volunteers must complete the required background check and Virtus training session. Visit the Volunteering with Children webpage for more information.

Catholic Diocese of Arlington - Office of Child Protection

For our CGS Catechists:

CGS Timesheet

CGS Atrium Events