Registration Info

Dear Parents,
We are transitioning into online registration for all 2022/2023 Religious Education programs. If you have any feedback regarding the new process please let me know.
Shirl Giacomi, DRE

Hello OLR Families,
We hope this email finds you and your family well! This year, we will be registering for all Religious Education Programs online. At the bottom of the email click the link to begin registration. You will need to complete one online registration form for each child registering in your family.


1 student $75.00
2 students $140.00
3 or more students $160.00

First Communion Preparation and Confirmation Preparation are processes of two consecutive years of faith formation.
-First Communion Prep w/parents 2 yr. process ($25 per yr.)
-Confirmation Prep Retreats, Pending Normal Schedule:
Year 1 $130.00 includes on-site retreat
Year 2 $175.00 Includes off-site retreat (due 2 months before retreat)

A copy of the Baptism Certificate must be provided, you may either scan in and email, mail or drop off a copy.
You may now pay with a credit or debit card through Faith Direct. See instructions below. Or you may mail a check or money order to: Our Lady of Refuge, 5210 Los Coyotes Diagonal, Long Beach, CA 90815.

NOTE: You are responsible for the total fees due. If you unable to pay the full amount by September 1, 2022, you must make payment arrangements with the Religious Education Office before that date.

Click here to begin registration:
**Please remember to complete one form per child**


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION FAMILIES!!! You now have the option of paying your RE fees electronically through OLR's Faith Direct eGiving account.
If you don't have a Faith Direct account, use this link: and select the Faith Direct eGiving Program, CLICK ON THE DONATE NOW button
Then scroll down until you see "One Time Gifts" and the "Religious Education" option.
Using the information on the right side of page to calculate your total fees. Include both RE class fee and sacrament preparation where applicable for all children. Enter the amount in the $0.00 box.
A "Note" box will open directly below the amount entered. This is where you enter the First & Last name for each child enrolling.
Scroll to the bottom of the page, select the date for this payment and press Continue to Step 2. Enter the requested information and press Continue to Step 3. Select "CA966 Long Beach Our Lady of Refuge" and continue to step 4 to process your payment.
Thank you for using Faith Direct for your enrollment fees.


Registration PAID after July 31:

1 child = $75; 2 children = $140; 3 or more children = $160; plus any Sacrament fee per child.


Sacrament Fee: First Communion Preparation Year 1 or Year 2: $25 per child.


Confirmation Preparation Year 1 & Year 2 Retreat Fees: To be announced.


On-line Registration



Early Childhood through Confirmation

$75 per student; $140 for 2; $160 for 3 or more

Confirmation (High School)



Year 1 - $130 (includes $55. retreat)
Year 2 - $175 (includes $100  retreat)

First Communion/Reconciliation

$25 per year for the two year process