The sacraments of First Confession and First Holy Communion are usually celebrated
when a child is in Year 3. The candidates must be baptized catholic and attend
Mass on a regular basis.
Preparation is parish based and takes place at 9:00 am on Sunday mornings, in the Liturgy
A meeting is held in September when all the relevant dates and other important information will be given.
A commitment is required from parents/guardians for the following:-
1. To bring your child to Sunday Mass.
2. To present your child at the enrolment Mass.
3. To ensure that your child attends the preparation classes which will start after enrolment. If your child doesn’t attend Mass or classes on a regular basis reception of the sacraments may have to be deferred until the following year.
4. Parents are the first teachers in the faith of their children. Please pray with your child at home and support your child in any work that they may bring home from class.
Please note: Enrolment for First Confession took place on Sunday 29th September and no further applicants will be accepted.
Dates for your diary
Meeting in Holy Rood Church: Monday 23rd September 2019 at 4:15pm for parents/children wishing to receive the sacraments of First Confession and First HolyCommunion. Children must be in Year 3 or above.
Enrollment For First Confession: Sunday 29th September 2019 at the 9:30am Mass.
First Confession: Monday 10th February 2020 at 6:30pm Holy Rood Church.
Enrollment for First Holy Communion: Sunday March 1st 2020 at the 9:30am Mass
First Holy Communion: Saturday 13th June 2020 at 10am.