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First Reconciliation and First Communion dates

Youth receiving the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist for the first time are prepared through the PSR classes on Monday afternoons or Thursday evenings with a family-centered program that includes attending one meeting of orientation and formation for each sacrament, workbooks that are completed together at home, and retreat days on parish grounds for the children.

Typically youth receive these sacraments during the second grade, but we are happy to accommodate children of any age. Youth are required to complete the Grade 1 program in the Parish School of Religion prior to receiving the sacraments.

First Reconciliation

First Reconciliation meetings (parent and child) are held in church from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. (CHOOSE 1)

    • Sept. 15, 2017
    • Sept. 19, 2017
    • Sept. 22, 2017

First Reconciliation Workshop. (Parent ONLY, CHOOSE 1)

    • OPTION 1: Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9 – 4:45-6 p.m., same time as PSR in Xavier Room
    • OPTION 2: Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 12 – 6:15-7:30 p.m., same time as PSR in Xavier Room
    • OPTION 3: Oct. 7 – 9 am -11:30 a.m.

The sacrament of First Reconciliation will be celebrated:

    • Nov. 17, 2017, at 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 18, 2017, at 1 p.m.

 


First Communion

First Communion meetings (parent and child) are held in church from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m.

    • Feb. 6, 2018
    • Feb. 9, 2018
    • Feb. 13, 2018

Students will attend a retreat on April 28, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the church and school.
The sacrament of First Communion will be celebrated:

    • May 5, 2018, at 5 p.m. Mass
    • May 6, 2018, at 12 p.m. Mass
    • May 12, 2018, at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m.

 

Parents will have a date/time preference sheet, but keep in mind that there is a fair process put in place that will be explained at the October meeting.

Please contact Summer Kish, our director of religious education, in our Parish School of Religion office at 330-722-7700 or skish@sfxmedina.org, or PSR secretary Donna McEwen at dmcewen@sfxmedina.org for more information.