First Eucharist and Reconciliation

Requirements for students preparing for First Holy Communion and First Penance

Students must be:

  • Age 7 by September 30, 2017
  • Currently enrolled and participating in religious education through a Catholic School or a parish program.
  • Baptized Catholic or, if baptized in another Christian faith, must have been received into the Catholic Church through the Rite of Reception.

If your child is not in religious ed. or was not baptized in the Catholic Church, please contact Joan at 864-4708 as soon as possible.

Information on Penance and Communion preparation classes - Pre-registration is required.

  • Penance session: Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 1pm in OR Monday, October 30 at 6pm in the Church.
  • Penance Services (sign up via Sign-Up Genius):Dates and times To Be Determined.
  • Communion:  Walk through the Mass: Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 1pm OR Monday, January 29, 2018 at 6pm in the Church.  (Please bring some crayons and a smart device like a tablet, phone, or laptop.)
  • Communion:  Tour of the Church: Sunday, February 25, 2018 OR Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6pm in the Church.  (This class will take the full two hours!)
  • Communion:  Mini-Retreat: Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 1pm OR Monday, April 9 at 6pm in the Church.  (Please bring your fabric swatch glued to the pattern and cut out.  Click here for the pattern [2 per page])

You may turn in your workbooks at any time.  Reconciliation workbooks are due prior to receiving First Penance.  Eucharist workbooks are due prior to receiving First Holy Communion.

Questions?  Email CLOAKING or CLOAKING

First Eucharist 2009