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The sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion are offered in the 2nd grade.
All parent gatherings are held at 9:30AM & repeated at 7PM. They are generally short, but provide key information. If unable to attend, please call 652-7141 or e-mail Karen Yasik.
Meetings held 2nd grade Year:
October 5, 2016: Parent Sacramental Kickoff, Church Hall, 9:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. Workbooks will be handed out at this meeting.
November 12, 2016: First Reconciliation Retreat - student and one parent, Church Hall, 9:00 -10:30 a.m.
November 19, 2016: Reconciliation, Church, 10:00 a.m. - students must arrive by 9:45 a.m. and will be seated with their class in the front; parents and family members are welcome to receive the sacrament after all of the first-time students.
Children receiving their First Holy Communion in May 2017 are invited to take up the gifts with their family at mass. This year all scheduling will be done through SignUpGenius.
First Communion Dates: May 6 and May 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the church. Students need to arrive by 10:20 a.m. in the Church Hall for preparation. The Mass will take roughly an hour. Photographs can be taken during the procession, but once the mass begins - ONLY the professional photographer provided can take photos. The church & gardens will be available afterwards for family photographs.
Rehearsals for the sacrament: Rehearsals are held the week prior to the date for the sacrament; those receiving on Saturday, May 6th will attend rehearsal on Tuesday May 2nd, and those receiving on Saturday, May 13th, will attend on Wednesday, May 10th. Rehearsals are held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Church.