Preparation for a child's first communion usually takes place at the age of 7. Parents work together with the school and the parish to prepare their children for this beautiful sacrament. For more information on preparing your child to receive his or her first communion, please contact the parish office.
“At the Last Supper, on the night he was betrayed, our Savior instituted the Eucharistic sacrifice of his Body and Blood. This he did in order to perpetuate the sacrifice of the cross throughout the ages until he should come again, and so to entrust to his beloved Spouse, the Church, a memorial of his death and resurrection: a sacrament of love, a sign of unity, a bond of charity, a Paschal banquet ‘in which Christ is consumed, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge of future glory is given to us'” (CCC, 1323).