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 - 2019

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 Tuesday, 10 September 2019

 Enrolment Forms for 2019 may be downloaded here 

Parent Meeting                       Tuesday, 15 October at 7:30pm

Penance Classes 1 and 2                        Tuesdays, 22 and 29 October, 3:45pm to 5pm

Sacrament of Penance         Wednesday, 30 October at 7:00pm

Eucharist Classes 3 and 4                      Tuesdays, 12 and 19 November, 3:45pm to 5pm

First Communion                              at either of the weekend Masses on ...
                                                                       30 November or 1 December
... or
                                                                     
7/8 December ... or  on a later weekend


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.