Confirmation & First Eucharist

COMPLETION OF INITITIATION:  Confirmation with First Eucharist:

CHILDREN ENTERING 2ND GRADE:

Classes are offered to baptized children in Second Grade who wish to complete the Sacraments of Initiation.  Working closely with their parents, children will be prepared to make their First Reconciliation, and receive the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Eucharist during this Sacramental year.  Classes begin each fall.

Children are required to attend class each week, weekend liturgies with their parents, and attend the Confirmation/First Eucharist Retreat in the spring.

Parents are required to attend Parent Preparation Meetings in the fall and winter of this year, as well as, help their child complete workbooks at home that will correspond and reinforces the lessons the children are being taught in class.

Contact Joyce Hollowell for more information or to register.

CHILDREN WHO ARE OLDER THAN 2ND GRADE:

If a student is entering the 3rd grade they will be placed in the Sacramental Preparation classes with the 2nd grade students.

Students who are 4th grade and above will be asked to attend Religious Education classes with their peers (4th, 5th, 6th, Junior High or High School) as well as attend additional instruction and preparation for the Sacraments based on the students level of understanding.

Contact Joyce Hollowell for students in 3rd – 6th grade.

Contact Cathy Day for students in Junior High or High School

ADULTS:  RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA)   

See Adult Baptism, and contact Nick Coffman.

COMPLETION OF INITIATION:  Confirmation only:

STUDENTS IN 3RD GRADE AND ABOVE:

The children will be asked to attend Religious Education classes with their peers (3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Junior High or High School) as well as attend additional instruction and preparation for the Sacraments based on the students level of understanding.

Contact Joyce Hollowell for students in 3rd – 6th grade.

Contact Cathy Day for students in Junior High or High School

ADULTS:  RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA) 

Adults seeking to be confirmed will be asked to participate in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults in the degree that it is appropriate and helpful as determined by the parish staff.  Contact Nick Coffman for more information.