Religious Education

St. Jean Baptiste Religious Education has been a blessing on the community on the Upper East side.

Joan Therese Prenty, Director of Religious Education, Adult Education and RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation) programs. 

Ms. Prenty received degrees from Hunter College and New York University.  She has also taken classes at the School for Visual Arts and Fordham University’s Graduate School of Religious Education.  She studied for two years in Chicago at Loyola Press’ Companion in Prayer program where she was trained in the Spirituality of Children with Ignatian meditation.

Ms. Prenty has been a certified Coordinator in the Archdiocese of New York for over 25  years.  She also instructs catechists in the Cathetical Training Program for the Archdiocese.  She is on various committees in and about the Archdiocese.




Join the Religious Ed family at St. Jean Baptiste.

St. Jean Baptiste welcomes all children and adults for religious education.

Religious Education classes for children are Wednesdays, but we will try to accommodate all!

Please join us!  Please contact, Joan T. Prenty, CRE at 212-288-5082 ext 30 or