Sacramental Preparation Information


Children in the second grade who have completed one year of religious education immediately prior to their year of sacramental preparation, with a minimum of 75% attendance at either the parish or parochial school, are invited to prepare for the sacrament of first reconciliation. In accordance with church guidelines, children prepare for Reconciliation before first Eucharist. Second graders who have made their first Reconciliation will be eligible to prepare to receive first Communion.

If your child(ren) is not already enrolled in Holy Family’s Parish School of Religion (and your child is not attending St. Charles School), you will need to register into a PSR class in order for your child(ren) to receive their sacraments.

Sacramental Schedule for 2018/2019

First Reconciliation

  • September 6, at 6:30 p.m. or September 9, at 3:30 p.m., Parent Meetings
  • September 23 – October 11, Time TBD, Individual Reconciliation Interviews
  • September 27 at 6:30 p.m. or September 30 at 3:30 p.m., Workshop
  • October 14, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Masses, Rite of Enrollment
  • October 18, 7 p.m., First Reconciliation

First Communion

  • November 29 at 6:30 p.m. or December 2 at 4 p.m., Parent Meetings
  • December 6, at 6:30 p.m. or December 9 at 3:30 p.m., Mass Demonstration
  • January 10 at 6:30 p.m. or January 13 at 3 p.m., Bread Baking Retreat
  • January 7-24, Time TBD, First Communion Interviews
  • January 27, 1 p.m., First Communion Pictures
  • February 1, 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., Rehearsal
  • February 2, 10 a.m. or 2 p.m., First Communion

If you have any questions or comments, please contact the Director of Religious Education, Mindy Lehman at 816-436-9200 or email at mindy@holyfamily.com.

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