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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.

Requirements:

  • Copy of Baptismal Certificate: Upon Registration or August 25th and 26th 2019 during check-in.

  • 75% attendance in all classes

  • Sacramental preparation is a two-year process

  • Involvement by Parents and Sponsors is essential

Download the First Communion Important Dates 2019-2020

 

IMPORTANT 2019-2020 DATES


BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE with name and address of the church:
Upon Registration or August 25th and 26th 2019 during check-in.

First Reconciliation Preparation

Sep 12                 Parent Meeting  6:30-7:30pm
Nov  17                Reconciliation Retreat 8:30-noon 
Dec  7, 14            First Reconciliation 12:00-1:00pm  *dates and times subject to change

First Eucharist Preparation

Mar  12                   Parents Meeting 6:30-7:30pm
Apr   27                   First Communion Retreat 8:30-Noon  *dates subject to change
May  16, 17             First Communion at 5:00pm  *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.
 

Points of Contact:

Deacon Mike McGrady
Director of Faith Formation

719-528-8407
Mmcgrady@saintgabriel.net

 

Cindy Martinez
Faith Formation Administrator

719-528-8407
CEadmin@saintgabriel.net