First Penance & First Communion

First Penance & First Communion 2017



  1. Participation in "Walking with Purpose" and "That Man is You"
  2. Attendance at RCIA classes (click here for syllabus)
  5. "Formed," an online formation program "Formed" presents the basic teachings of our Faith in a compelling format, and additional materials regarding Church teaching on marriage are also available.  Parishioners are welcome to register, free of charge, by contacting Susan Doyle in the parish office or by emailing .
  6. Participation in Institute of Catholic Culture's face-to-face or online sessions.  Go to their website to see their offerings or to view an online presentation: Institute of Catholic Culture

Do we really believe the Eucharist is Jesus' Body & Blood?

Why do we need to confess to a priest?

Preparation for First Penance & First Holy Communion is a two-year program. 

Our parish celebration of First Penance will take place Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 9:15 am-approx 12 noon.

First Communion Rehearsal is Sunday, April 23, from 6-7:30 pm (dinner provided). 

Our First Communion Masses are Saturday, April 29 and Saturday, May 6, 10 am for both dates.  A mailing will be sent out in early January 2017 to all families whose children are currently being catechised for these first Sacraments. At that time, you will be asked to submit your child's Baptismal certificate and give your preference for Mass times.

The following documents are available for download:

Steps to First Confession

How to Help Kids Prepare for Penance