First Reconciliation & First Eucharist

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First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion (The Sacrament of the Eucharist)

Preparing your child for their First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion is an exciting process and a memorable time of life for your little one.  We want to give you the tools you need to help your child prepare their hearts and minds for these amazing encounters with God!

All 2nd Graders desiring these sacraments must either participate in ourfamily-based faith formation program “A Family of Faith,” or be enrolled in Saint John School

  • A Family of Faith - Sacramental prep consists of two parent meetings, six classes for the children during the A Family of Faith Adult Meetings, some materials to review at home together, and two rehearsals. 
  • Saint John School - Sacramental prep consists of two parent meetings, sacramental preparation classes during the school-day, some materials to review at home together, and two rehearsals.

Fees to cover expenses: $50 per student.  Full scholarships are offered to anyone with need.  


Requirements for the First Reconciliation and First Communion:

  • The family must be a member of Saint John the Evangelist of Little Canada by the fall of the year of sacramental preparation.

  • The child must be validly Baptized and Saint John's must be able to obtain proof of the sacrament from the Church of Baptism.

  • The parents must demonstrate their commitment to involvement with the preparation process by: attending the required meetings and practices, completing all preparation requirements, and providing on-going instruction and support as designated by the program director.

 

Schedule for 2018-2019

First Reconciliation & First Eucharist Schedule - Click on this link to view a digital version of the calendar.  After enrollment, all families will be able to add this digital calendar to their own personal digitalk calendars as well.

A Family of Faith Schedule - Click on this link to view a digital version of the calendar.  After enrollment, all families will be able to add this digital calendar to their own personal digitalk calendars as well.

 

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