First Reconciliation and First Eucharist

In order for a child to begin preparation for the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist, the following requirements must be met:

  • The child’s family must be registered in St. Patrick Parish.
  • The child must have completed the first and second grades of Religious Education either through a Parish School of Religion or a Catholic school.
  • A child beyond second grade with no religious education will be prepared through the RCIC process.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE PARENTS AND STUDENT DURING THE PREPARATION:
  1. Weekly attendance at Sunday Mass.
  2. Parents must take responsibility as the child’s “Primary Catechetical Teacher” and attend all parental sessions.
  3. The child must attend all preparation classes and the retreat scheduled for each sacrament.
  4. Parents must serve on at least one of the sacramental retreats for Reconciliation and Eucharist.