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Reconciliation and First Communion

 

2020-2021 First Reconciliation and First Communion 
 

We are so excited to have your child receive their First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion at our parish! Any child who has been baptized in the Catholic Church and is at least in 2nd grade is eligible to start preparing for these sacraments.

If your child is in 7th grade or higher and has not received First Holy Communion, or if your child was baptized in another faith please contact Trista Minezes separately because the preparation for these students to receive Holy Communion might be different. 

Important Dates and Deadlines


Parent Informational Meeting 

  • Wednesday Oct 7, 2020
  • 6:30pm at St. Clare
  • Children can come, but do not need to

GO SEEK FIND Reconciliation booklet

  • Due December 20, 2020
  • This booklet will be given out at the informational meeting

Interview with Fr. Ed

  • January 1 to 22, 2021
  • Please have all of these memory items prepared
  • Information about time slots preferences will be given out in November

First Reconciliation 

  • Saturday, January 23, 2021
  • 9:00am at St. Thomas

First Communion Retreat

  • Saturday, March 13, 2021
  • 9:00am at St. Clare

GO SEEK FIND Eucharist booklet due

  • April 11, 2021
  • This booklet will be given out at the informational meeting

First Communion Banner Due

  • Materials and instructions will be given out at the parent meeting
  • Students can bring their banner to them to their First Communion

First Communion Rehearsal

  • Families will have 3 options for their First Communion Date. Rehearsals correspond with the date chosen.
  • April 23, 2021 at 6:30pm at St. Clare
  • May 1, 2021 at 9:00am at St. Thomas
  • May 1, 2021 at 10:00am at St. Thomas

First Communion

Families will choose one of the following

  • April 24 at 4:00pm at St. Clare
  • April 25 at 9:30am at St. Clare
  • May 1 at 4:30pm at St. Thomas
  • May 1 at 8:00am at St. Thomas
  • May 2 at 11:15am at St. Thomas
     

First Communion Group Photo

  • Tentatively May 5 at 6:30pm at St. Thomas
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