119 Virginia Avenue Manasquan, NJ 08736

PHONE: 732-223-1161

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Volunteer Catechists


The Mission of the Department of Evangelization & Catechesis
in the Diocese of Trenton is to form disciples who bring others to Christ.

Volunteer Catechists are invited to share their “gift of faith” with the children of St. Denis Parish.  Catechists’ Programs of training and certification are provided. For additional information, please call the Religious Education Office at 732-223-1161.

VIRTUS, Fingerprinting Information, and Code of Conduct Form

  1. All volunteers that work directly with children, MUST complete a Virtus training session
  2. All Catechists, Aides and Volunteers must be fingerprinted according to the guidelines established by the Diocese of Trenton.  Please obtain a form in the Religious Education Office.
  3. All Catechists, Aides and Volunteers must sign a Code of Conduct Form, and an Electronic Guidelines Form which is kept on file in the Religious Education Office.   



Our Promise to Protect
The Diocese of Trenton is committed to the initiatives outlined in the U.S. Bishop's Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People in regard to the reporting and investigation of sexual abuse allegations involving minors.

To report the sexual abuse of minors call our hotline 1-888-296-2965 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note: The Diocese of Trenton reports any allegations of sexual abuse to the appropriate law enforcement agencies. Anyone with an allegation is also encouraged to provide that information to local law enforcement authorities.

Church of Saint Denis
90 Union Avenue
Manasquan, NJ 08736 - 732-223-0287

Our Lady Star of the Sea Beach Chapel
554 E Main Street
Manasquan, NJ 08736