Children’s Sacramental Preparation

First Reconciliation & First Communion

Prerequisites:

For your child to receive the First Reconciliation he/she should:

  • Be baptized

  • Be in or beyond his/her second year of Religious Education

  • Has had faithful attendance (no more than 5 absences in a year) in Religious Education

  • Understands that sin is a grave matter

  • Understand the difference between a serious and less serious offense

  • Believes the Eucharist is the Body and Blood of Jesus

  • Has a desire to receive the Eucharist

Preparation:

Sacramental Preparation Classes take place during regular Children's Religious Education class times. 

Additionally, parents will be invited to come to five special parent/child classes throughout the year to partner with our Catechist team in bringing your child(ren) closer to Jesus and to prepare them to receive the sacraments.

Please mark these dates on your calendar:

  • Wednesday PARENT/CHILD Classes: Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Jan. 30, Feb. 20, April 3

  • Thursday PARENT/CHILD Classes: Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Jan. 31, Feb. 21, April 4

Reception:

First Reconciliation Service

Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:15 PM in the Church

First Communion Mass

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:00 AM or 12:00 PM in the Church