ACC 1st Reconciliation and 1st Communion

Preparation for 1st Reconciliation and 1st Communion will be done across the ACC to incorporate all the best pieces of each program. The program consists mainly of at-home preparation using a book you will receive from us, as well as 2 in-person meetings in the fall to prepare for 1st Reconciliation and 2 in-person meetings in the spring to prepare for 1st Communion.

Reconciliation – St. Mary's Catholic Church

FIRST RECONCILIATION:

(1) Our first in-person meeting will be a First Reconciliation Orientation/Activity Day. You will have 2 dates to choose from: Sat, Oct. 10th at 10am-noon at Holy Spirit, OR Sun., Oct. 25 at 1:00-3:00pm at St. Mary’s Cathedral. We ask that a parent accompany each child and plan to stay for the remainder of the event. (Parent/Child Retreats will be scheduled on this date.)

(2) Our second in-person meeting for 1st Reconciliation will be Parent/Child Retreats hosted at the St. Anthony Center on Saturday, November 21st or Monday, November 23rd. Times will be individually set on the Orientation day.

FIRST RECONCILIATION WILL BE OFFERED ON 3 SEPARATE DATES:

December 5th, 2020 at Holy Spirit Church at 10:00 am

January 23rd, 2021 at Christ Church Newman Center at 10:00 am

January 30th, 2021 at St. Mary’s Cathedral at 10:00 am

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FIRST COMMUNION:

(1) In the spring, our first in-person meeting to prepare for 1st Communion will be a First Communion Orientation/Activity Day. You will have 2 dates to choose from: Sat, Feb. 6th at 10am-noon at Christ Church Newman Center, OR Sun., Feb. 13 at 1:30-3:30pm at Christ Church Newman Center. We ask that a parent accompany each child and plan to stay for the remainder of the event.

(2) Our second in-person meeting for 1st Reconciliation will be Parent/Child Retreats hosted at the St. Anthony Center on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 or Monday, March 22nd. Times will be individually set on the Orientation day.

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FIRST COMMUNION DATES WILL BE POSTED AS THEY ARE DETERMINED.

God bless you! We look forward to beginning this beautiful journey to the Sacraments with you and your family!

“The Eucharist is Jesus himself who gives himself entirely to us. Nourishing ourselves of Him and abiding in Him through Eucharistic Communion, if we do so with faith, transforms our life, transforms it into a gift to God and to our brothers and sisters.”

– Pope Francis

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