First Reconciliation & First Communion are available to young people in our parish in grade 2 (or older). Information will be sent to parents of students in Evergreen Catholic schools in November. If your child does not attend one of our local catholic schools, please watch for updates in the bulletin and on our parish website. Please read below for more information on preparation for these beautiful Sacraments.
Preparation for the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion require working through 2 workbooks, the 1st Reconciliation book starting in November, and the 1st Communion book starting in February. Children will meet with one of the Priests for their interview and 1st Reconciliation at the beginning of February, 1st Communions will take place after Easter.
March 15, 2021 Update – 1st Communions will be held the week of April 12 – 16 at 6:30pm. In order for your child to participate, they must have completed the following:
- Partaken in 8 (in person or on-line) Masses
- Received their 1st Reconciliation
- Completed their 1st Communion workbook
- Watched the 2 videos (Explanation of the Mass and Tour of the Church) from below
- Watched the new Receiving the Eucharist video prior to 1st Communion week
For those wishing to book for 1st Communion, this is the sign up link: Holy Trinity – Mass Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite (this is the regular Mass sign-up link). ). When registering your family please place an asterisk (*) by the communicant’s first name (Jane* Doe) so we know who to make up the certificates for. These Masses will be open to our regular weekday parishioners, so please register early.
February 5, 2021 Update – Please have your child complete their 1st Communion work book by March 31st. Also have them watch this 30 minute video on the Explanation of the Mass and a 10 minute Tour of the Church video with Fr. Paul. If your child did not have 1st reconciliation yet, please contact the office to make an appointment once they are ready.
January 12, 2021 Update – you will be receiving an email with a link to sign your child up for 1st Reconciliation which will take place between January 30 and February 5. If you do not receive one, please contact the office.
Please contact the office at 780-960-0135 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or questions.