First Holy Communion



Preparation for First Communion is available for children in grade 2 and above who have completed the First Reconciliation program.

A child or youth must be currently enrolled in a parish Religious Education program or a Catholic School and have completed one year of Religious Education the previous year as well as received the Catechesis for First Reconciliation.  The parent orientation meeting is held in January and a parent/child session follows with the sacramental celebrations scheduled after Easter.



Sacrament of First Eucharist – 2016-2017

Sacramental Calendar

Parent Orientation Meeting :    Monday, January 30th: 6:30 – 8pm in Immaculate Conception Church.

Parent/Child Meeting:     Sunday, February 26th  – 4:00 – 5:30pm – IC Church

Tour of Church:    Sunday, March 5th (1:30pm) –  Wednesday, March 8th (6:30pm) –  Tuesday, March 14th (1:00pm) – IC Church

Practice with Unconsecrated Bread:  Sun., March 12th  (8:45am) – Wed., March 15th (6:30pm) –  Tuesday, April 4th (1:00pm)

First Communion:

      Celebrations                                                    Rehearsal

      Sun., Apr. 30th – 2:00pm ICC                  Wed., Apr. 26th – 6:30pmICC

      Sun., May 7th – 9:00amSt. Jude          Thurs., May 4th -6:30 pmSt. Jude

      Sat., May 20th – 5:00 pm ICC               Mon.., May 15th   – 6:30 pmICC

      Sun., May 21st – 2:00 pm ICC                Wed., May 17th – 630 pmICC

             *Families bring their First Communion Banner to the Celebration