Registration Info

Hello OLR Families,
We hope this finds you and your family well! As in the past, we will be registering for all Religious Education Programs online.  See below for registration instructions and how to set up for a new on line account with our Parish e-giving program through Faith Direct.


You will need to complete an online registration form for each child you are registering.



**Early bird registration discount of $25 until Monday, August 5, 2024

1 Student:  $125.00
2 Students: $185.00
3 or more students:  $205.00



First Communion and Confirmation Preparation classes are two consecutive years of faith formation.
First Communion Preparation w/parents 2 yr. process ($25 per yr.)
Confirmation Preparation Retreats 
Year 1 - $125.00 plus $75 for an on-site retreat with parent
Year 2 - $125.00 plus $175 for off-site retreat (due 2 months before retreat)

A copy of the Baptism Certificate must be provided. You may either scan and email, mail or drop off a copy to the Religious Education Office.

You may now pay with a credit or debit card by signing up/logging in to Faith Direct. (See instructions below.) Or, you can mail a check or money order to:

Our Lady of Refuge Religious Education

Attn: Registrar

5210 Los Coyotes Diagonal

Long Beach, CA 90815

NOTE: You are responsible for the total fees due. If you are unable to pay the full amount by September 1, 2024, you must make prior arrangements with the Religious Education Office before that date.


Step 1 - Link to begin Religious Education registration: or

Scan the QR code

Scan QR code to register

**Please remember to complete one form per child**

Step 2 - To Enroll in FAITH DIRECT (for new enrollment):

Visit our parish website:

Select the Faith Direct eGiving Program icon from the home page.

Select Sign-up Now icon (to obtain a Faith Direct ID to register and to pay your registration on line, if you don't already have one).

Ensure you are logged in to Faith Direct. in order to pay for your child's registration.
Scroll and select "Religious Education" option.


A. Complete the Religious Education registration form for each student then calculate your family’s total fees. Your child's registration is considered complete when both processes are complete (e.g completing the registration forms and providing either a check or Faith Direct payment). 
If you pay your family’s total registration by Monday, August 5, you may deduct a $25 early bird savings!!
B. Before processing your payment for total registration and retreat fees, please record each student's first and last name in the "Note Box".
Confirmation of your fee payments will be forwarded to the Religious Education Office, with your name and names of students enrolled.

Thank you for using Faith Direct for your enrollment fees.