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First Holy Communion Preparation & Requirements

If you would like your child to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation and
Communion, please register your child for Religious Education classes by Sept.
30th. In order to be eligible for reception of these Sacraments…

  • your child must be baptized* and at least 7 years-old

  • the Religious Education office must receive proof of the child’s baptism

    • if baptized at Blessed Sacrament please provide a copy of the baptismal certificate or the date on which they were baptized

    • if baptized elsewhere, obtain a copy of the Baptismal Certificate.

    • If you do not have the certificate, please contact the baptismal church and request a copy. If you have difficulty locating an address or phone number, please ask us for assistance.

*If they were not baptized Catholic, please contact the office and let us know so
we can make appropriate accommodations


  • must be currently enrolled and attending Religious Education classes for a

  • second year (or enrolled in the Homeschool program)

  • should be regularly attending weekend Mass

  • your child must attend Monday evening classes (Jan-March).

  • First Communion interview must also be completed before First Communion is received


  • Children 7 years and older who have not been baptized must attend regular

Religious Education classes and apply to the CHICCA program

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