Religious Ed.

First Communion

Parent evening of reflection in preparation for the Sacrament of First Holy Communion: Wednesday March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall/gym. First-time parents of students receiving in the Spring are expected to attend; all parents are welcome.

Class retreat: Saturday April 25 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the church and school.

The Sacrament of First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday May 2 with a 10:00 a.m. Mass in the church. Reception will follow in the parish hall.


In order to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion a child must:

  • be a registered parishioner,
  • be baptized in a Catholic Church or have made a Profession of Faith,
  • be enrolled in either PREP Level 2 or be attending grade 2 in a Catholic School,
  • have successfully completed one year of instruction in addition to the current year of preparation,
  • have a good attendance record.

If your child has not completed all of these requirements, please contact the DRE so that we can review your individual situation and find a suitable solution.

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