First Communion

First Eucharist / Communion

At the time of First Eucharist…

  • …a child must have been baptized
  • …a child is 7 or 8 years old (normally)
  • …a child has celebrated First Reconciliation
  • …a child has had two years of previous religious instruction
  • …a child has been participating in the faith life of the parish (Mass and Devotion)
  • …a child does home based lessons with the parent in preparation to receive the sacrament
  • …parents must attend enrollment and sacramental meetings.
  • …the child and parents have participated in a required morning retreat/catechetical session

Celebration of the First Eucharist will be during the Easter Season.