First Reconciliation & First Holy Communion

2020-2021 Formation Year - Pick One Sunday or Monday - 15 Sessions (about every other week) including 2 Parent/Child Day Retreats



The Sacramental Preparation program is held on the same days as the Elementary Formation program through semi-monthly instruction. Children and parents will grow in their understanding of the Sacraments through the healing graces received in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and learn of the true presence of Christ in the Eucharist,

  • 14 Class Sessions, about 2 times per month.  Parents teach their children on the OFF week with provided material.
  • Two Parent/Child Day Retreats
          • 1st Reconciliation Day Retreat: Sunday, November 15,2020 at 12Noon-3:30pm
          • 1st Communion Day Retreat: Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 12Noon-3:30pm
  • Children who have successfully completed all requirement for the Sacramental Program will receive their 1st Sacraments at special services/Masses.
          • 1st Reconciliation: Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 2:30pm
          • 1st Communion: Saturday, May 1st at 5pm, Sunday, May 2nd at 9am, or Sunday, May 3rd at 11am

All children will have had a minimum of one year of Formal Faith Formation prior to entering the Sacramental Preparation program for 1st Reconciliation and 1st Holy Communion.  (Typically, children will enter this program in 2nd grade.)

  • Parents Involvement includes: 2 Parent/Child day retreats, one for 1st Reconciliation, and one for 1st Communion. Empower Sessions offered one time per month, attend at least 2 of these powerful sessions designed to equip you with positive ways to raise your child in our Catholic faith.
  • 2020-2021 Policy & Procedure Booklet – Click Here
  • 2020-2021 Schedule Below:  14 Class Sessions, about 2 times per month.  Parents teach their children on the OFF week with provided material.
(ALL DATES ARE TENTATIVE AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Session SUNDAYS 10:15am – 11:45 am MONDAYS 6:00pm-7:30pm SESSION INFO
1 October 4 October 5 Orientation/Meet your Teachers
2 October 18 October 19 Regular Session
3 November 1 November 2 Regular Session

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November 15-No SacPrep Class at Regular Time

All SacPrep Families Parent/Child Reconciliation Day Retreat

November 16-No SacPrep Class at Regular Time Regular Session
5 November 29 November 30 Regular Session
Sacramental Class ONLY December 6 December 6 Sacrament of 1st Reconciliation 2:30pm
6 December 13 December 14 Regular Session
7 January 10 January 11 Safety Presentation
8 January 24 January 25 Regular Session
9 February 7 February 8 Regular Session
10 February 21 February 22 Regular Session
11 March 7 March 8 Regular Session
12 March 21 March 22 Regular Session
13 April 18

No SacPrep Class at Regular Time

All SacPrep Families Parent/Child 1st Communion Day Retreat

April 19

No SacPrep Class at Regular Time

Regular Session
14 April 25 April 26 Final Session
Sacramental Prep Class Only May 1st or May 2nd May 1st or May 2nd 1st Communions

For questions about the 2020-2021 Sacramental Year Contact Tammy Molitor  (763) 753-2011 ext. 109 or tjmolitor@st-patricks.org

*If your child was not Baptized as an infant OR is 3rd grade and above and has not celebrated their 1st Reconciliation and 1st Eucharist, please see our RCIC program information below or Contact Tammy Molitor at tjmolitor@st-patricks.org

Sacraments for older students – RCIC

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