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 - 2022

 Enrolments for 2022 close on 13 September 2022

 

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:
      -  a parent information evening
      -  two classes (after school hours) in preparation for First Penance
      -  celebration of First Penance
      -  two classes (after school hours) in preparation for First Communion


Enrolments close on 13 September
Enrolment Forms may be downloaded by clicking HERE

The program will depend on NSW Health Restrictions.

Parent Meeting                       Tuesday, 11 October at 7:30pm

Penance Classes 1 and 2             Tuesdays, 18 and 25 October, 3:45pm to 5pm

Sacrament of Penance         Wednesday,  26 October at 7:00pm

Eucharist Classes 3 and 4           Tuesdays, 8 and 15 November, 3:45pm to 5pm

First Communion at either of the weekend Masses on ...
    26 November or 27 November
... or
 
  3/4 December ... or  on any later we
ekend


Reconciliation Book Instructions will be emailed to those who enrol.

For information about the celebration of First Penance, click here

Parent Information for First Reconciliation will be emailed to those who enrol.

Eucharist Book Instructions will be emailed to those who enrol.

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.