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EUCHARIST (FIRST HOLY COMMUNION)

 

FIRST COMMUNION PROGRAM 2023

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING FOR PARENTS

Tuesday - September 20, 2022 - 07.00 PM

Thank you very much for your participation in the meeting. See the attachment below for all the details discussed at the meeting and all the details for First Communion Program. If you have any questions contact parish office or Fr. Leon.

FIRST COMMUNION PROGRAM 2023.

You can still register your child for First Holy Communion Program before the first class on October 16, 2023.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION & FIRST RECONCILIATION

VIDEO PREPARATION PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN IN OUR PARISH

“BLESSED – FIRST COMMUNION” &  “BLESSED – FIRST RECONCILIATION” 

"Blessed - First Communion" and "Blessed - First Reconciliation" are free on-line First Communion and First Reconciliation Programs, in video format, which come to us courtesy of Dynamic Catholic.  (www.dynamiccatholic.com)

There are 6 sessions in total in each program, with each session containing 7 short child friendly videos. Each Session deals with a particular theme which is developed sequentially in each of its episodes.

To use and participate in these programs click the picture above.

The Workbook will support you if you would like to go deeper into the content of each video. The Leader Guide will support the parent in helping your child in his/her participation in the program. ENJOY!!!

Download Workbook

First Communion

Download Leader Guide

First Communion

Download Workbook

First Reconciliation

Download Leader Guide First Reconciliation

 

 

For more information contact parish office.

 

REGISTRATION FORM PDF

Children are prepared in Grade 2 or in later Grade. Children go to confession before First Communion.

In the past, most Catholics have taken it for granted that preparing children for First Communion is the sole responsibility of the Catholic Schools and the Parish Catechism Programs. What does this assumption tell us about faith? We are so used to handing our children over to an “expert” for their education…a teacher, a priest, a coach, etc. And yet, the Catholic Church teaches very clearly that PARENTS, not the school, not the parish, but PARENTS are the primary educators of their children. When it comes to your child, YOU are the EXPERT!

YOU are the primary educators of your children. YOU teach them not only by what you say, but also by what you DO. And not only what you do on special occasions, but what you do in everyday life. Becoming actively involved in your child’s preparation for First Communion will tell him/her that you are taking seriously the special event that will be taking place in their lives. By your commitment, you are communicating your own faith to your child. What you do after your child’s First Communion will also communicate something about your faith to your child.

It is very vital that your child SEE the following:

• that you believe and participate in the Eucharist

• that you pray together as a family

• that you help them form their conscience in situations of everyday life (sharing their things, helping around the house, getting along with others, taking responsibility for homework, forgiving friends and siblings, giving thanks for parents, family and teachers).

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