First Holy Communion

During Lent, fourth grade students prepare for First Holy Communion which is celebrated with their families on Easter Sunday. A few of the activities during Holy Week include:

  • Family Orientation held for communicants and their parents
  • Communicants and their families are encouraged to attend Wednesday evening Lenten services
  • Bread Baking of the bread used at the Maundy Thursday service
  • Blessing of the communicants on Maundy Thursday. Communicants will also assist in stripping the altar in preparation for the solemnity of Good Friday.
  • Participation in the Good Friday Children’s Walk
  • Easter Vigil service concludes the service that began on Maundy Thursday as we remember God’s work in the world and God’s promises to us.
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