First Penance and First Communion

August 9, 2021

2021-22 Registration Information

Dear Parents,

Baptized children in Grade 2 or higher, who are participating in their second year of Religion, are invited to begin preparation for the Sacraments of First Penance and First Holy Communion. Below you will find registration information as well as the links to online sign-up for both the Sacrament of First Penance/Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.

The Sacrament of First Penance and Reconciliation, of God’s loving forgiveness, will be celebrated in December within the season of Advent. Parent informational meetings begin on two dates (choose one): October 6th, 7-7:30pm at Deacon Hall; and December 7th, 6:30-7pm at Deacon Hall.

The Sacrament of First Holy Communion, where children will be invited to the Lord’s table for the first time to receive Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament, will be celebrated in May within the season of Easter. Parent/child information meetings begin on two dates (choose one): February 1st, 6:30-7pm and February 2nd, 6:30-7pm at Deacon Hall.

To register for preparation for both First Penance and First Holy Communion, complete the registration form below and return to us with your $50 by September 20, 2021. This fee covers the cost of materials for both the Sacrament of First Penance and First Communion for each student. Our preparation schedule for First Penance and First Holy Communion is included with this letter, as well.

In addition to completing the registration form, you must also choose which classes your child/you will be attending this year. Please note: since we have a large number of children receiving the sacraments this year, we are offering two different dates/times for most sessions to accommodate all our families. Sign-up for these dates is available online at two different links. Please visit these links to choose dates/times that are convenient for your families.

To choose First Penance classes, visit:

To choose First Holy Communion classes, visit:

We look forward to working with you and your children at this very special time in their lives when they grow closer to Jesus through the graces received in these Sacraments of Initiation.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions!

+May God continue to bless you all.

Melissa Mang

Faith Formation Director

Debbie Cichelli

Office Manager