First Reconciliation & First Holy Communion

2019-2020 Formation Year - Pick One Sunday or Monday - 15 Sessions (about every other week) including 2 Parent/Child Retreats

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New Curriculum & Format

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, learn of the true presence of Christ in the Eucharist, and the healing graces received in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

  • 15 Class Sessions, about 2 times per month.  Parents teach their children on the OFF week with provided material.
  • Two(2) Parent/Child Retreats
    • 1st Reconciliation Mini-Retreat Sunday, November 17th, 2019 at 12Noon-3:30pm and 1st Communion Mini-Retreat on Sunday, April 19th at 12Noon-3:30pm
    • Children who have successfully completed all requirement for the Sacramental Program will receive their 1st Sacraments at special services.
    • 1st Reconciliation: Sunday, December 8th, 2019 3:45pm
    • 1st Communion: Saturday, May 2nd at 5:00pm Mass, Sunday, May 3rd at 9:00am Mass, or Sunday, May 3rd at 11:00am Mass.
  • 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.)

    Session SUNDAYS 10:15am-11:45am MONDAYS 6:00pm-7:30pm SESSION INFO
    1 September 22 September 23 Speaker Session
    2 October 6 October 7 Regular Session
    3 October 20 October 21 Regular Session
    4 November 3 November 4 Regular Session
    5 November 17

    No SacPrep Class at Regular Time

    November 18

    No SacPrep Class at Regular Time

    Reconciliation Mini-Retreat November 17 12Noon-3:30pm

    All SacPrep Families Parent/Child

    6 December 1 December 2 Regular Session
    1st Reconciliation December 8 December 8 Sacrament of 1st Reconciliation at 3:45pm
    7 December 15 December 16 Regular Session
    8 January 12 January 13 Safety Presentation
    9 January 26 January 27 Regular Session
    10 February 9 February 10 Regular Session
    11 February 23 February 24 Regular Session
    12 March 8 March 9 Regular Session
    13 March 22 March 23 Regular Session
    14 April 5 April 6 Speaker Session
    15 April 19

    No SacPrep Class at Regular Time

    April 20

    No SacPrep Class at Regular Time

    Communion Mini-Retreat April 19 12Noon-3:30pm

    All SacPrep Families Parent/Child

    1st Communions May 2 or 3 May 2 or 3 Sacrament of 1st Holy Communion
Parents Involvement includes:

Tammy Molitor for 2019-2020 Sacrament Year questions (763) 753-2011 ext. 7633 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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