First Reconciliation

First Reconciliation | Penance | Confession

At the time of First Reconciliation…

…a child must be baptized and have the ability to know right from wrong (usually this happens about 7 years of age)
…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 has committed to home based lessons 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 sacrament will typically take place during Advent (late November or early December.