Sacrament of Reconciliation & First Holy Communion

A candidate must be at the age of discretion for sacramental preparation, seven years of age or above, which is traditionally in the 2nd grade, and must meet the following requirements:

  • be a baptized Catholic;
  • have the ability to recognize the difference between right and wrong;
  • have the capacity for sincere sorrow;
  • and be enrolled in Religious Education and properly instructed.

In this year of preparation for Reconciliation and First Holy Communion there is a Family Retreat along with a Tour of the Church and First Holy Communion practice in which both parents should attend with their child.

Copies of the candidate's Baptismal certificate must be on file with the office prior to receiving the Sacrament of First Holy Communion.