St. Michael Catholic Church

Nursery

Nursery

The Nursery is located in the Children's Center.  The Nursery is available for the Vigil, 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm and 5:00pm Masses on a first come basis until full.  Childcare is also available for special events and organizational meetings.

General Information:

  • Drop off time is 15 minutes before start of Mass or meeting
  • Label: Bags, sippy cups, coats, sweaters
  • Shoes and/or socks must be worn
  • Nursery will provide snack.  Children will not be given food to quiet them.  Children are expected to be seated at table for snack
  • Please no toys from home; we have plenty.
  • If required, Nursery Information Sheet is filled out and filed with Nursery.
  • Please do not enter the nursery when dropping off and picking up your child (A quick goodbye in the hallway is easier for the child).
  • Check-in on your child if new to the nursery.

Mass Time Guidelines:

  • The Nursery is for pre-school children (children should attend Mass when they start kindergarten).
  • Staffing Permitting, children are divided by age during the 9am and 11am Masses (3-18 months in C104, 19-35 months in C102, 3 year olds in C103 and 4 year olds in C101).
  • You must sign-in your child, including child's name, age, allergies, your name and the person picking up your child.  CHILDREN WILL ONLY BE RELEASED TO THE ADULT INDICATED ON THE SIGN IN SHEET.
  • Children who are obviously ill will not be admitted.

Please Provide: sippy cup, diapers, bottles with formula, pacifiers for children that need them. 

Nursery provides:

  • 2 or more trained caregivers per room
  • Usually cribs for infant nap time
  • Diaper changing when needed (changing table)
  • Child's restroom
  • Sunday Program for 3- and 4-year olds
  • Toys, crafts, music, videos, games, puzzles and books
  • We have snack time and will serve parent-provided meals for 3 or more hours of nursery time.
  • Highchairs, bounce seats

Volunteer Opportunities for Teens who are registered members of St. Michael
(Confirmation service hours and Nolan HS service hours)

  • Duties include room set-up and clean up, snack time supervision, book reading, participation with children in play and crafts
  • Time: by arrangement
  • Schedule/Shifts: by activity or Mass schedule
  • Training Requirements: Safe Environment Taining and Volunteer Application on file

Contact:  Rosemary Keeley, Nursery Coordinator, at 817.510.2717 or Click Here to Email