Children must be seven or older and have completed one year catechesis prior to entering preparation for First Confession/Eucharist. Preparation for these sacraments normally takes place in the 2nd grade Faith Formation program classes.
Copy of Baptismal Certificate: Upon Registration or August 19th and 20th 2018 during check-in.
75% attendance in all classes
Sacramental preparation is a two-year process
Involvement by Parents and Sponsors is essential
IMPORTANT 2018-2019 DATES
BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE with name and address of the church:
Upon Registration or August 19th and 20th 2018 during check-in.
First Reconciliation Preparation
Sep 13 Parent Meeting 6:30-7:30
Oct 25 Q&A 6:30-7:30
Nov 17 Reconciliation Retreat 8:30-noon
Dec 1, 8 First Reconciliation 12:00-1:00pm *dates and times subject to change
First Eucharist Preparation
Jan 10 Parent Meeting 6:30-7:30
Feb 21 Q&A 6:30-7:30
Apr 27 First Communion Retreat 8:30-Noon
May 18, 19 First Communion at 5:00 *dates subject to change
Dress code for First Communion
Girls – Dress In good taste is requested and should be appropriate for important life occasions. Shoulders must be covered. If you have spaghetti straps dress should be covered with a white sweater or shawl. No white gloves as you will be receiving communion by mouth or hands.
Boys – White long sleeve or short sleeve shirt. Pants can be black, brown, blue or tan. If you want to wear a suit please make sure you have a white shirt. Jackets shouldn’t be worn upon receiving Communion.
Points of Contact:
Deacon Mike McGrady
Director of Faith Formation
Faith Formation Administrator