Saturday - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday - 7:30 a.m. - 9 - 11 & 5:30 p.m.
Monday - Saturday: 8 a.m.
Monday - Saturday: 7:30 a.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Most children begin and complete preparation for First Reconcilation and First Eucharist in second grade. Besides the classroom instruction in school or faith formation, children receive ongoing help at home from their parents and guardians. Materials are provided by the parish.
Parent/guardian participation is an essential component of sacramental formation and preparation. Parents partner with the parish ensuring children are prepared for the reception of the sacraments. Click HERE to read the Archdiocesan Requirements regarding The Sacrament of Penance and the Celebration of First Holy Communion.
First Reconciliation preparation in the fall begins the process for students to receive their First Eucharist in the spring. Students need to be registered in either Epiphany Catholic School or the Family Faith program by September 21, 2016.
First Reconciliation Parent Meeting: Wednesday, September 30 at 6 p.m. or Sunday, October 4 at 4 p.m. in the Cafeteria. An outline of the sacrament as well as orientation on parent materials will be given. Please attend one of the two offered sessions.
Reconciliation Retreat: Saturday, December 5 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 – 12:30 p.m. Parent and child will review preparation for the sacrament and have a time of prayer. Please attend one of the two offered times.
Celebration of Sacrament of Reconciliation: Sunday, December 6 at 3 p.m. in the Church. Parents will bring their child to the sacrament at 3:00 which begins the Reconciliation service. Family members are welcome to celebrate the sacrament after the children. Many priests are available.
First Eucharist Parent Meeting: Wednesday, January 20 at 6 p.m. or Sunday, January 24 at 4 p.m. in the Cafeteria. An outline of the sacrament, orientation on parent materials and registration for the sacrament will be given. Child’s baptismal certificate is due into the parish. Please attend one of the two offered sessions
Eucharist Retreat: Saturday, April 9 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 – 12:30 p.m. Parent and child will review preparation for the sacrament and have a time of prayer. Please attend one of the two offered times.
Celebration of Sacrament of Eucharist (First Holy Communion): Saturday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the church with practice Monday, May 1 at 6 p.m. in church. OR Sunday, May 7 at 9:00 a.m. in the church with practice Thursday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. in church. OR Sunday, May 7 at 11:00 a.m. in the church with practice Friday, May 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the church.