First Penance and Communion
The Sacraments of First Penance and Communion are celebrated
when a child is in Year 2 or seven years old (or older).
First Penance and First Communion Information - 2017
The Sacrament of First Communion is given to children who have reached the age of reason,
which is accepted as seven years old, that is, when a child is in Year 2. [Canons 913, 914]
Prior to receiving First Communion,
children are to celebrate the Sacrament of Penance [Reconciliation].
In order to prepare for these Sacraments,
there is a preparation program consisting of the following:
Enrolments close on Monday, 18 September
Enrolment Forms for the Sacraments of First Penance and Communion
may be downloaded here
Download and complete the Form,
Parent Meeting Tuesday, 10 October 2017 at 7:30pm
Penance Classes 1 and 2 Tuesdays, 17 and 24 October, 3:45pm to 5pm
Sacrament of Penance Tuesday, 31 October at 7:00pm
Eucharist Classes 3 and 4 Wednesday, 8 November and Tuesday, 14 November
3:45pm to 5pm
First Communion at either of the weekend Masses on ...
25/26 November ... or
2/3 December ... or
9/10 December or on a later weekend
Enrolments for First Penance and First Communion
CLOSE on Monday, 18 September 2017 ... Enrolment Forms are here
Reconciliation Book Instructions are here
Parent Information for First Reconciliation is here
Eucharist Book Instructions are here
Welcome to the children who will participate fully in the Eucharist for the first time,
by receiving Holy Communion, the Body and Blood of Christ.