Assumption B.V.M. School

112 South Seventh Street

Pottsville, PA  17901

Telephone:  (570) 622-0106



St. Jerome Regional School

50 Meadow Avenue

Tamaqua, PA  18252-4313

Telephone:  (570) 668-2757



Marian Catholic High School

166 Marian Avenue

Tamaqua, PA 18252

Telephone: (570) 467-3335



Nativity BVM Catholic High School

One Lawtons Hill

Pottsville, PA 17901

Telephone: (570) 622-8110



St. Joseph Center for Special Learning, Inc.

2075 West Norwegian St.

Pottsville, PA 17901

570-622-4638   Fax:  570-622-3420 


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St. Joseph Parish CCD/Prep

  • Religious Education for our students who attend local public schools.

  • Grades Pre-K through 8th grade (Confirmation prep) are offered.

  • Classes are Sunday evenings from 6:00 - 7:30 in the parish school and social hall complex.

  • Registration is required.

  • Classes run from September through early May.

  • Children are taught by skilled volunteer catechists who present the required Diocesan curriculum through texts, extra-curricular activities and interactive media.

  • All catechists are subject to background checks and Mandated Reporter / Protecting God's Children training.


R.C.I.A. Classes (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

  • Class for non-Catholics interested in learning about and renewing their faith.

  • Contact the parish office for more information.


Frackville Community Vacation Bible School

Every summer, our parish school and social complex at Annunciation BVM church hosts a week-long town-wide vacation Bible school for children in Pre-K through 5th grade. Organized around a theme, the VBS provides interactive and fun faith-formation opportunities for children. From acting out Bible Stories to science experiments and games, crafts and snacks - children learn how to live their faith and grow their relationship with God. Friendships and memories are made every year! Registration begins in January and wraps up in April of each year. During planning and set-up, there are lots of volunteer opportunities for parishioners. We create sets and decorations, prep snacks and train crew leaders. It's a team effort and lots of excitement for the "campers" and the crew.