First Eucharist and First Reconciliation
Preparation and first reception of the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist take place during the second grade.
The Sacrament books we will use during the 2017-2018 school year will be “Reconciliation” and “Eucharist” published by RCL Benzinger. Each chapter of the book has a family component that we encourage families to share at home. These can be found at the RCL Benzinger website. Please log on to www.faithfirst.com and follow the link titled “Sacraments.”
First Eucharist/First Reconciliation Dates to Note
Parent/Child First Eucharist and First Reconciliation Meeting:
Monday, October 23, 2017
6:30-7:30 PM (Social Hall).
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Please have your son or daughter in the Church by 9:45 AM (this will be covered at our meeting).
First Eucharist Prep Session 1:
Saturday, February 24th, 2018
At this session your son or daughter will focus on Baptism and how we are all part of God’s family – the Church. At least one parent needs to come with your son or daughter for the first 30 minutes of the session.
First Eucharist Prep Session 2:
Saturday, March 24th, 2018
At least one parent needs to come with your son or daughter for the first hour of the session. This is our banner making session! The banners will be used to mark the family pew for the First Eucharist Mass. The session will include practice with a tasting of unconsecrated hosts and wine.
First Eucharist Rehearsal:
Monday, May 7, 2018
Please bring your son or daughter to the A.V. Room.
First Eucharist Mass and Celebration:
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Please have your son or daughter in the A.V. Room by 10:30am. We are looking forward to a truly blessed and happy experience with you and your child as we walk this path for the preparation and reception of the Sacraments of Reconciliation and First Eucharist!
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