First Communion and First Reconciliation

2020-2021 Program
Our Program

The current pandemic situation we are all experiencing is unprecedented and is challenging all areas of our lives to adapt to the so-called “new normal”.

It is extremely important for the Church to also adapt and find new ways to continue to offer our Blessed Sacraments as best we can. Therefore, we are very pleased to be able to offer our families an online preparation program for First Holy Communion and Reconciliation so we can begin moving forward to your child’s participation in these sacraments in the Spring of 2021.

The online program consists of 4 sessions that include online videos and homework activities for parents to complete with their child. Each session will take approximately 60 minutes and can be done all at once or over a few days at your discretion. These are not “live” sessions. In addition, you will need to attend the Sacrament of Reconciliation with your child prior to him/her receiving their First Holy Communion. 

First Communion Masses
**Note that these plans may be changed if the health unit restricts our numbers or ask us to shut down due to a rise in cases of COVID-19.**

It is hoped that by the time First Communion Masses are to begin, Masses will be permitted at 30% capacity. As is required in most indoor spaces, everyone attending will have to wear a mask.

Based on this expectation:

• Masses have been scheduled by school, however, we are limited in the number or people we can accommodate per Mass.

(Please see the First Communion Registration Form for dates and Mass times)

• Families are asked to limit invited family members/guests to a maximum of 10 people including the communicant and his/her immediate family. 

Registration

To register, please contact the Parish Office. When dropping off your registration, bring with you the completed registration form, donation amount (suggested $75 minimum – CASH ONLY PLEASE), and a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate.


NOTE: Registration forms will not be accepted unless all three items are submitted together.




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