This program is a family taught program with support provided by the Sacramental Preparation team. Our Program starts in the fall of each year and continues through May of the following year. Guidelines for receiving the sacraments are: child must be baptized, must be 7 years old at the time of receiving the sacraments, must be concurrently enrolled in another CE program, and parents must be an active participating member of our parish.
- Copy of Baptismal Certificate
- There is a mandatory 75% attendance
- All Sacraments are a two year process
IMPORTANT 2016-2017 DATES
BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE with name and address of the church:
Due upon Registration or AUGUST 8, 2016
First Reconciliation Preparation
9/18 Parent Meeting 6:30-7:30
10/27 Q&A 6:30-7:30
11/05 Reconciliation Retreat 8:30-noon
12/03, 12/10 First Reconciliation 2:00-3:00pm *dates subject to change
First Eucharist Preparation
1/12 Parent Meeting 6:30-7:30
2/23 Q&A 6:30-7:30
4/08 First Communion Retreat 8:30-Noon
5/20, 5/21 First Communion at 5:00 *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. Jackets shouldn’t be worn upon receiving Communion.