You can reach St. Mel’s Office of Faith Formation at (718) 461-9840. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10am-4pm and Wednesday from noon-8pm. During the summer, the office will be closed from mid-June through mid-August. Other inquiries can be directed to the Rectory office at 718-886-0201.

Paula Migliore, Co-Director of Faith Formation and Director of Religious Education faithformation@stmels-queens.org
Denise De Rosa, Co-Director of Faith Formation and RCIA Coordinator dderosa@stmels-queens.org
Ann Edman, Administrative Assistant

Mission Statement
To keep the faith of St. Mel alive and vital through the various organizations and programs developed by this office in cooperation with the people of the parish. To assist the clergy in encouraging all parishioners to participate in the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church as fully as possible and to foster a deep prayer life with God. To invite all to become incarnations of the Gospel; to spread the Good News by word and most importantly through actions. To assist in meeting the pertinent needs of the community through service. To be welcoming to all and appreciative of the different gifts that allow St. Mel parish to love, live, and serve together as a Catholic community.

School of Religion
Classes are on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. for 1st – 5th graders, and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for 6th – 8th graders.

Re-Registration / New Registration for Religious Education
Re-registration for the School or Religion for the 2016/2017 school year must be mailed or dropped off at the rectory as soon as possible. For new family registrations, call the Office of Faith Formation at (718) 461-9840 or contact the Office of Faith Formation at stmelfaithformation@stmels-queens.org

Children’s Liturgy and Family Mass
Anyone interested in helping with Children’s Liturgy or Family Mass can contact the Office of Faith Formation.