First Holy Communion Preparation

Preparing to receive Christ in communion with our classmates!

If you have a child preparing for First Holy Communion you will find announcements and links to documents and videos you will need to help your child complete their lessons.

First Communion Preparation Schedule At-A-Glance as pdf is now below:

Date 2023 Event Instructions
January 4 Parent Meetings 10 am and
6:30 pm
Begin Home Preparation
February 6
February 13
Enrichment Evenings
6:30 p.m. in the Church

Required to attend one of the
Child is invited to come to one of the events along with one or both parents and family. RSVP required.
March 6 to March 31
First Communion
Individual Appointmen
Child and one or both parents will meet with a member of the Parish Pastoral Staff to review what has been learned. You will receive an email in late February with instructions on making this appointment.
April 23 Jesus Day
12:15 pm Mass until approx.
2:30 pm
This is a required retreat afternoon for the child and parent(s). We will reflect on the Eucharist during this time through various activities. Sign in will be in the Gathering Area.
April 28 First Communion Rehearsal
This rehearsal is mandatory for all children participating in the Large Group Ceremony. Begin in the Church, with each child in their assigned seat.
April 29 First Communion Ceremony
10 am Large Group
4:00 pm Small Group
First Communion will take place in the church beginning promptly at 10 a.m. Children are to be in their seats in the Chapel no later than 30 minutes prior to Mass. Parents are to drop them off and go to the church.

Important Dates

Jesus Day
April 21, 2024
12:15 pm -2:30 pm

First Communion Celebrations