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Parish Youth Catechesis

Church of the Ascension
555 S Main St
Johnstown, Ohio 43031
Kelly Pertee, PYC Director        
[email protected]

Parish Youth Catechesis is our catechetical program for children Kindergarten through 8th grade including Sacramental Preparation for First Holy Communion, First Reconciliation and Confirmation. 

PYC meets throughout the school year following the 8:30am Sunday Mass.

Sacramental year children must have their weekly bulletin signed by a Parish Priest or Deacon, or by a priest of any visiting parish to ensure weekly mass attendance.

Please reach out to Kelly Pertee if you have any questions or concerns.

Register your child for PYC (grades K-1 and 3-7)

Register your child for First Communion (second grade)

Confirmation class schedule will be announced soon.  

There will be more information about the Confirmation retreat at the parent meeting. 

If you have any questions, please contact either Kelly Pertee ([email protected]) or Mary Nelson ([email protected]).

Register your child for Confirmation

PYC Tuition for 2024-2025 School Year

Non-Sacramental Year: $50.00 per child with a family cap of $150.00

Sacramental Year (First Communion/Confirmation): $75.00 per child, no family cap for Sacramental Years

PYC Student Policies

Diocese of Columbus Harassment Policy

PYC Calendar 2024-2025 (coming soon)