First Reconciliation and First Communion are taught in 2nd grade
TRADITION: The child must attend, at least, one year of Catholic faith formation classes/programming immediately prior to his/her sacramental year.
FOR EXAMPLE: Upcoming 2nd graders should have attended 1st grade the prior year.
EXPECTATION: Child should have, at least, the following prayers memorized prior to First Reconciliation: Sign of the Cross (properly), Glory Be, Hail Mary, & Our Father/Lord's Prayer. Your child will be taught an Act of Contrition in 2nd grade.
IMPORTANT 2021 FIRST RECONCILIATION & FIRST EUCHARIST DATES for 2nd GRADERS
Parents Meeting: February 1 at 7 PM
First Confession: March 6 at 10 AM
First Communion Retreat: March 20 9 AM - 12 PM (an adult must attend from 11 AM - 12 PM with their child)
First Communion Rehearsal: April 9 tentatively (time TBA)
First Communion: April 11 at 2 PM
A copy of the child’s baptism certificate must be submitted to the office in order to proceed with sacraments.
Proper Attire for First Communion:
Girls: White dress with dress shoes. A veil and gloves are optional
Boys: Dark blue or black pants with a white oxford shirt and tie, dark shoes. A dark colored suit is acceptable as well.
Proper Attire for First Confession:
Girls: Dress, dress pants, sweater, nice blouse, dress shoes
Boys: Dress pants, nice shirt or sweater, dress shoes
Baptism Certificate copies are required for each Sacrament.