Eucharist & Reconciliation

At St. Patrick, we celebrate the First Holy Eucharist & Reconciliation in 2nd grade.   All children preparing for these Sacraments must be enrolled in Religious Education Classes or St. Patrick School.   Students attend the Sacramental Preparation sessions monthly, beginning in October (please note: this is in addition to the weekly Religious Educaiton / School).  Please find session calendar below.  Children will participate in monthly sessions, a retreat and a "readiness" meeting prior to receiving the First Holy Eucharist.   While children are at their Sacramental Preparation Session, parents are invited to attend a parent session, where various speakers will come in to discuss various topics.  During these sessions, children and parent/guardians will work together to creatively and reverently understand more profoundly these beautiful sacraments, while at the same time preparing for what to expect when they celebrate and receive the sacraments.

We encourage parents/guardians to continue further educate and support at home what is taught at the retreats and in the classroom.  Families are welcomed and encouraged to speak and/or meet with us personally, as needed. Please note: Completion of a 1st grade religious formation program is a prerequisite to attending grade 2 religious formation and sacramental preparation.

To Register for Sacramental Preparation - please click below:

2020/2021 First Holy Eucharist and Reconciliation Calendar (tentative)

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 3:30pm

Sdturday, November 7, 2020 - 3:30pm

Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 3:30pm

Saturday, January 9, 2021 - 3:00pm

Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 3:30pm

Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 10:00am - First Reconciliation

Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 9:00am - 11:00am - Retreat Day

Sunday, March 22 & Monday, March 23, 2021 - Readiness Meetings (times vary)

Wednesday, April 28 & Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 6:30pm Rehearsal

Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 11:00am & 2:00pm - First Eucharist Celebration!

 

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