York Catholic District School Board

This post explores the resources for Religious and Family Life Education available on the York CDSB website.

York Catholic District School Board

The York Catholic District School Board serves one of the fastest growing areas in North America: the Regional Municipality of York, located in the Greater Toronto Area.

We have schools in each of the Region’s nine area municipalities: Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Whitchurch-Stouffville, and the Township of King.

Our more than 5,000 dedicated instructional staff members serve over 54,000 students.

Currently, we have 87 elementary schools and 16 secondary schools, with new schools opening yearly.


Links to Religion & Family Life Curriculum Documents

Family Life

Elementary Religious Education

Secondary Religious Education

Ontario Catholic Secondary Curriculum Policy Document Religious Education

Other Helpful Links

Adult Faith

Faith Ambassador Program Handbook

Two representatives from each staff support the Principal in cultivating a spiritual atmosphere in the school community through school and family of school activities. These Faith Ambassadors are also supported by other Ambassadors in thee Family and the Religious Education Department at the Board

Catholic School Council Faith DevelopmentHandbook

Faith Development of Catholic School Councils has taken place through involvement in the Best Practices Conference, Special Lenten Reflections (Walking towards Easter with Jesus); Presentations to Catholic School Councils and families of schools; Retreats.

Prayer Services: Gifts of Love

Prayer Service Resources for Adult Communities have been developed and published as the Gifts of Love.

Additional Qualifications Courses in Religious Education

Teachers are eligible to take Parts 1, 2 or 3 of the Religious Education Courses offered at the YCDSB CEC.

Other Resources

Christian Community Service





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