The Bank, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD10 0QA

01274 611992

Our Lady and St Brendan's Catholic Primary School

First Sacraments


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.

Year 3

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.

Year 4

Preparation for the Sacrament of First Holy Communion which will be celebrated in Summer term.

Year 5

Preparation for Sacrament of Confirmation

Year 6

Preparation for Sacrament of Confirmation which will be celebrated in Autumn and Summer terms.

We will have more information about our preparation programme at the start of the Autumn Term 2017.

Congratulations to Kian, Grace C-D, Grace D, Ethan, Janek, Omosefe, Jacob, Matthew, Jakub, Olivia and Carson who received the Sacrament of the Eucharist for the first time on Saturday 20th May.

Please keep these children and their families in your prayers and also Dean and Alan who received the sacrament at a later date.