Religious Education - Teacher Bios

Learn more about our Religious Education teachers, their experience and direction for their individual classrooms


5th & 6th Grade - Holly Dam
This will be my fifth year teaching religious education at St. Louis, and I am happy to continue that experience with the 5th/6th grades. I hope together we can deepen our knowledge of the rich Catholic beliefs and traditions, and commitment to service. I truly value the gift of my own Catholic upbringing, which included attending religious education classes throughout my school years and attending Marquette University. I am a mother of five children, ranging from a 5th grader to a college graduate. Although I grew up in a rural area south of Green Bay, I treasure the strong family connections and sense of community in Raymond/Caledonia and, of course, among the members of St. Louis parish. I work for our family business and when I do have spare time, I enjoy reading, biking and walking, Vietnamese cooking, and spending quality time with my husband and children.

7th Grade - Ross Sauer
My name is Ross Sauer and I am a first year catechist at St. Louis Catholic Church. Growing up in the Catholic Church, I have enjoyed my own faith journey as well as being a part of others’ growth in faith and spirit. I have learned a lot about the Catholic faith through Catholic grade/middle school, the sacrament of Confirmation, college retreats, mission trips, and liturgical ministry in my parish. What I enjoy most about the Catholic Church is the community and unity found in the Eucharist.

I currently belong to Old St. Mary Church near my home in Milwaukee. In my free time, I love to read, play golf, and watch movies. Graduating from Purdue University, I love cheering on the Boilermakers in any sport.

I am very much looking forward to this year at St. Louis. I hope to learn about each of the students and walk with them in their faith journey and life experiences. I am excited to communicate and connect with the class as we both learn more about how we can live a life like Christ.


7th Grade - Corinne Angotti
My name is Corinne Angotti. My husband Norm and I are Saint Louis Parish members. Our children Victoria (7th grade) Glen (5th grade) and Joey (1st grade) attend St. Louis Religious Education. My Catholic faith has been important to me as it provides a foundation to build our lives around. I’m proud to say that I belong to a church that has such steep traditions and heritage. This will be my third year as a catechist. I’m looking forward to learning along with my students as I’m sure their questions will help deepen my own faith and understanding as we seek to answer them together. A few things about me: I am in the Finance department at SC Johnson; we enjoy motorized outdoor activities (four wheelers, boat, motorhome); I am a Dance Mom as our daughter Victoria is in Company at our studio which means we travel to dance competitions; I am also a soccer and basketball mom… needless to say we are very busy! I look forward to a great year!

11th Grade Catechists - Kim Kortendick and Ginger Rohde
We have been doing high school programs for over 14 years. We have taken four classes thru Confirmation. We enjoying doing this because it helps us continue on our faith journey and we enjoy being involved with your children’s faith journey. We like seeing the insight, opinions, and thoughts of the students as we discuss our faith. We enjoying doing things outside the classroom with the students to get to know them better.

You can contact us anytime either via email or phone or text.

Kim - 414 534-8102/ Kim.Kortendick@creationtech.com

Ginger – 262 488-0660/ Rohdvk@yahoo.com

We will keep you informed of events we are sponsoring and information you need to know via email to both you and the students.

Overall topic for classes this year: Reviewing our Catholic faith by using the Nicene Creed as a guide.


Curriculum By Grades

Follow along with what your children will be learning about each week in religious education.

Kindergarten Curriculum

1st Grade Curriculum

2nd Grade Curriculum

3rd Grade Curriculum

4th Grade Curriculum

5th Grade Curriculum


Confirmation 2015

Confirmation 2015 will take place on Thursday May 14th with the Archbishop at 7 PM at St. Paul the Apostle Church.

Candidate Covenant

Sponsor Information Sheet

Confirmation Sponsor Reflection

Summer Mass Attendance 2014


Religious Ed. Links

2013-14 Parent Handbook

2013-14 Comprehensive Calendar

2013-14 Confirmation Service Requirements

Archdiocese Religious Education Standards

Parent Volunteer Form 2013-2014

RE expectations 2013-2014

RE expectations (lower grades)

2016-17 Teacher Bios


Calendar of Events for
Religious Education






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