Church of the Holy Rosary

Education Ministries and Programs

PREP (formerly CCD)

Contact: Laura Bratcher-Page
615-889-4065 x203

Classes for K-12 meet weekly on Sundays at 9:45am, beginning the first Sunday after Labor Day through mid-May. Designed for children not attending Catholic schools. Teachers and assistants needed.

Charismatic Renewal

Contact: Bob and Nancy Schwartz

Baptism in the Holy Spirit makes Jesus Christ known and loved as Lord and Savior, establishes or re-establishes an immediacy or relationship with all those persons of the Trinity, and through inner transformation affects the whole of a Christian’s life.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Contact: Cheryl Pryor
615-889-4065 x203

At all Sunday Masses, beginning the first Sunday after Labor Day until mid-May, ages 7 and under are invited to the church vestibule for children’s gospels and readings. Teachers and assistants needed.

Continuing Learning

Contact: Jim Guschke

The Continuing Learning Group meets Sunday mornings in the Dining Hall from 9:45-10:45, between the two Masses. A variety of subjects are investigated, and all are welcome.

Faith Education Series

Contact: Jan Stermin

Five or six week in-depth evening study sessions explore facets of our Catholic Religion. Spring and Fall classes incorporate themes on bible study, church history and theology. Fee dependent on materials. Registration required.

Faith Share Play Date

Contact: Alice Murphy

Tuesdays 10:00-11:30am in the training chapel looking for a small group with childcare? This is the group for you. Homeschool children watch your little ones in the training chapel while the adults talk about the previous weeks Gospel followed by discussion questions found on FORMED.


Contact: Cheryl Pryor
615-889-4065 x203

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Holy Rosary Academy

Contact: Academy Office
(615) 883-1108

With over 60 years of academic, fine arts and athletic excellence, HRA serves pre-k starting at age 3) through grade 8 students in the Donelson, Hermitage and surrounding Nashville areas. HRA was awarded the prestigious Blue Ribbon School of Excellence designation in 2013 school year which is a continuing award.

RCIA (Right of Christian Initiation of Adults)

Contact: Cheryl Pryor
615-889-4065 x203

Assist in educating those who are interested in finding out more about our Catholic faith, including those who desire to enter the Church at Easter Vigil. Classes meet weekly on Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, beginning in the Fall through Easter.

Faith Study Small Groups

Contact: Cheryl Pryor
615-889-4065 x203

These small, informal groups meet in homes for six weeks twice a year, during Advent and Lent, to learn more about our faith. Many groups continue to meet monthly throughout the year.

Vacation Bible School

Contact: Jan Stermin

Spend some time with children ages 4-10 for one week in the early Summer, typically June. 1-1/2 hour evening sessions are fun, informative and inspirational. Teachers and volunteers welcomed and encouraged.