Preparing our children for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion is a spiritual, family experience. Through the preparation process, participants will grow in their sense of community, deepen their understanding of the sacramental rites, and express their understanding in a faithful response.
NEW! Important Information for 2019-2020
Detailed information about 2019-2020 First Reconciliation and First Communion preparation is now available.
Please **CLICK HERE** to learn more about our program requirements and important dates.
Sacrament Registration & Parent Meeting (REQUIRED)
Parents, mark your calendars for our Sacrament Registration & Parent Meeting! This meeting is mandatory, your child cannot be registered for sacrament preparation without a parent or guardian in attendance. No RSVP necessary.
Sun, October 6 10:15am for parents of students attending 2nd grade Religious Education classes on Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings
Sun, October 6 12:00pm for parents of 2nd grade AHN or Villa Madonna students
Wed, October 9 6:00pm for parents of 2nd grade Christ the King School students
More information will be posted after summer break, in the meantime please save the date for this mandatory registration meeting. Nursery will be available.
What are the requirements to register?
- Two consecutive years of Catholic education in 1st and 2nd grade* are required prior to receiving First Communion and First Reconciliation. The required Catholic education may be through parish religious education classes or a Catholic school.
- Those who do not attend Catholic school should enroll in our in our Religious Education program in order to fulfill the above requirement! Registration for 2019-2020 classes is now open, **CLICK HERE** for information. (Note: Registration for Religious Education classes does not automatically register your child for the sacrament, one must attend the Sacrament Registration & Parent Meeting noted at the top of this page.)
*For youth older than 1st & 2nd grade, please contact our office to make arrangements.
For More Information:
Casey Kiser, Religious Ed Coordinator
Rite of Welcoming:
Sunday, November 3, 2019
January 28 & 29 (Tue & Wed)
First Holy Communion:
May 2 or May 3, 2020 (Date will be announced at the Parent Meeting)
We are proud and pleased to be designated as an “Autism Friendly” parish. We have a program designed specifically to prepare children with autism and related disorders to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion.