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First Holy Communion 


Jesus took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and giving it to his disciples said,
“Take and eat; this is my body.” Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed on behalf of many for the forgiveness of sins. 
Matthew 26: 26-29

Preparation Expectations for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and

Reception of First Holy Communion 


Students will need to know the following prayers at home:

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be, & Act of Contrition


Other expectations for receiving the sacraments:

  • Regular class attendance and make up missed sessions 

  • Regular Sunday mass participation 

  • Regularly participate in the Sacrament of Reconciliation after the sacrament is received initially (every 6-8 weeks)


We must have a copy of the child’s baptismal certificate on file,  unless he/she was baptized here at St. Patrick’s for the sacrament. 


This is such an important year for Your child!

He/She will be given extraordinary gifts by God through His mercy in the Sacrament of Reconciliation and through His very body and blood in the Sacrament of the Eucharist.  We will do our best to assist and guide you, the parents, in your child's sacrament preparation.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be scheduled in March, 2024.

First Holy Communion will be scheduled in April, 2024.




For information, contact Kathy Casas


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