Baptism: School age children who have not been baptized, and wish to be baptized, are required to participate in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Children (RCIC) Process. Parents should contact the Director of Religious Education for more information regarding this proces
Reconciliation: Preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation takes place in the second grade. Parents of these students are expected to attend a parent meeting in order to best help their child prepare for the reception of this sacrament. There will a special opportunity for these students to celebrate the sacrament for the first time. Parents of older students who have not prepared for and celebrated the sacrament should contact the Director of Religious Education.
Eucharist: Students are prepared to receive the Sacrament of Eucharist in the second grade. Parents are expected to attend a Parent Meeting in order to best help their child to prepare for the reception of the sacrament. Solemn First Communion will take place on the date specified in the spring of each year. Any questions should be directed to the Director of Religious Education.
Confirmation: Students in grade eight will be preparing to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation. The Bishop sets the date for this celebration yearly. In addition to attending a retreat, writing a letter to the Bishop, and choosing a sponsor (a participating Catholic with whom they can discuss and share their faith), confirmation candidates are required to perform 10-15 hours of community service in preparation for receiving the sacrament. Any questions should be directed to the Middle School Director of Religious Education.
Delayed Sacraments: If your son/daughter has missed the sacraments of Reconciliation, First Communion or Confirmation, please contact the Office of Religious Education at 349-1763. We will be able to schedule your child for the preparation and celebration of the needed sacrament.
Please see below for this years dates.