First Communion Preparation
Baptized children who are in the second grade or beyond who wish to receive communion for the first time will begin preparation throughout the year and can prepare to receive Communion with the current First Communion Group. Unbaptized Children who are 7 or older prepare to receive First Communion in the Easter season.
For more information please contact Christina Spindler 338-2366 #124
Listed below are the important dates for First Communion that need to be on your calendars:
Mandatory Parent Meeting— Sunday, Feb. 12 @ 11:15 am or Tuesday, Feb. 14 @ 6:30 pm in Mother Cabrini Hall. Childcare is available to any who need it. Please call 338-2366 to sign up your child(ren) for childcare.
Mandatory First Communion Retreat—Chalices will be made at this time. Saturday, February 25 from 8am-11:45 am beginning in the church. One parent must be present at this event. Childcare is available. Please call 338-2366 to sign up your child(ren) for childcare.
Parent/Child Teaching Session 1 from the book – Monday, February 20 from 6-7 pm in Mother Cabrini Hall. Fr. Justin has offered to teach the first session from the book to your children. This is an optional event for parents/child. You are also welcome to do this session at home. There will be no childcare offered this evening.
First Communion Mass Sign up sheets are due March 24th.
Books are due back completed by April 7th.
Pew Markers are due in by April 7th.
First Communion Dates:
Practice: Tuesday, May 2 at 6:30 pm in the Church
First Communion: Sunday, May 7 at the 10 am Mass or 2pm Mass. The 2pm Mass is only for First Communicants and their guests.
May Crowning: Monday, May 15 at 7 pm for all Religious Ed. and Day School families. Your child will come and wear their First Communion clothes to this evening. If you are unfamiliar with this, the month of May is dedicated to Jesus’ mother, Mary, whom we celebrate as Queen of Heaven. At May Crowning we present flowers and prayers to her.