First Holy Communion
Any baptized Catholic child who has reached the age of reason (seven years of age and attended religious education classes in the first grade and is now in the second grade) is eligible to celebrate the Sacrament of the Eucharist, usually referred to as First Holy Communion.
- Parents must provide proof that the child was baptized in the Catholic Church.
- The child must attend a (2) two year preparation program beginning in 1st grade provide at the parish.
- Parents are the primary educators of children in the Catholic faith and should take an active part in First Holy Communion preparation.
- Child will also be prepared to receive First Reconciliation.