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Are you a baptized Catholic, but haven’t received First Reconciliation or First Communion?
At St. Anthony’s our program is called Sacramental Preparation and you receive your First Reconciliation and First Communion together.
Our Sacramental Preparation programs are split up by grade and age. Please select the program that you fit into:
The 2019-2020 Sacramental Preparation Program registration is now closed. For information on the Sacramental Preparation Program to prepare your child to receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion click on the Sacramental Preparation Program Information heading below.
Baptized Catholic children in the 2th—8th grades who have completed one year of Faith Formation classes will prepare for First Reconciliation at home with their parents. Parents will be given all the necessary resources and support.
There will be three Parent/Student Preparation Sessions, approximately once a month with First Reconciliation celebrated in mid-December. Age appropriate texts and materials will be provided at the first of the three Parent/Student Sessions.
Children/Youth must be pre-registered before the first Parent/Student Session. Registration for the Sacramental Preparation program is available from late-July to mid-September.
Requirements for registration:
• Be in at least the second grade.
• Have completed the previous year’s weekly Faith Formation classes.
• Be registered for and attending the current year’s weekly Faith Formation classes.
• Be a Baptized Catholic. Copy of child’s Catholic Baptism Certificate must be turned in during registration.
• Be attending Mass regularly (weekly).
First Reconciliation Preparation for Teens in 9th-12th Grade.
Our Sacramental Preparation program prepares teens over a two year period.
Those who have completed one year of EDGE or Catholic School (8th Grade) will register for Life Teen (9th Grade) or attend Catholic School AND attend Sacramental Preparation programming.
Sacramental Preparation will be through our Teen Confirmation Program. Participants will receive their First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation.
Sacramental Preparation will be through our Adult Confirmation Program – Participants will receive their First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation. Adult Confirmation lasts for 10 Thursday evening sessions. Each session is 75 minutes long and is broken up into a teaching component and discussion components, giving you plenty of time to voice your viewpoint and get your questions answered.
Please see the requirements: