Preparation for the children receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion (Eucharist) and Reconciliation
Following the Pastoral letter from Bishop Marcus in September 2017, available in full here, changes will be made to when our children receive the First Sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist.
These changes will begin in the academic year 2017-2018 with the Sacrament of Reconciliation being received by those children who are currently in Year 2.
Preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
The enrolment in the parish/school sacramental programme should take place at the beginning of Autumn term.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be celebrated in Lent during Spring term.
Preparation for the Sacrament of First Holy Communion which will be celebrated in Summer term.
Preparation for Sacrament of Confirmation
Preparation for Sacrament of Confirmation which will be celebrated in Autumn and Summer terms.
Please see Father Stephen's letter detailing the arrangements for preparation and receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation: