First Communion

Daily Reading

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Gospel Mark 10: 46-52

As Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a sizable crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind man, the son of Timaeus, sat by the roadside begging. On hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, "Jesus, son of David, have pity on me." And many rebuked him, telling hiRead More

THE MOST HOLY EUCHARIST

First Holy Communion for Children

A child who has been baptized, and who has received the Sacrament of Reconciliation, will normally receive First Holy Communion at seven years of age, or in the second grade of Sunday School or Catholic Elementary School. Preparation to receive First Holy Communion takes at least one full year of religious education. If a child is being “home schooled,” the child must be interviewed by the Director of Sunday School (Mrs. Janee Przybyl) in order to insure that the child is indeed ready to receive First Holy Communion. Parents must present a copy of a child’s baptism certificate in order for the child to receive First Holy Communion.

The children of the parish receive their First Holy Communion together, at the 10:00 AM Sunday Mass, on Mother’s Day weekend.

The Cathedral parish arranges for a photographer for the First Holy Communion Mass, and a group photo will be taken after the Mass. The Mass will also be recorded on DVD. For more information call the Church office at 912-233-4709 or click here

Girl Receiving