St. Paul Parish | 1580 Brown Street, Akron, Ohio 44301 | Rectory: 330-724-1263 | School: 330-724-1253 | Email
Faith Formation


Director of Religious Education / Faith Formation — Kathleen Ott


Parish School of Religion-PSR

Open to school age children Pre-K to Grade 8.  The goal of the St. Paul PSR Program is to bring children into relationship with Christ and His church through Catholic teaching, prayer, and the sacraments.   The curriculum used is approved by the USCCB and the Diocese of Cleveland.  Children’s Liturgy of the Word is offered at the 9:00 a.m. Sunday Mass during the school year.  Volunteer Catechists and assistants are always needed.


Adult Religious Education

Various opportunities are provided throughout the year for the continuous education and formation of adults.


Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults- RCIA

Open to anyone with a desire to learn more about the Catholic faith and/or become Catholic.  RCIA welcomes candidates into the faith by providing education, support, and hospitality.  Classes are conducted by Deacon Bob Bender of Queen of Heaven Parish  (330-896-2345) and are held from September through the Easter Vigil.