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1st Eucharist

"I am the Living Bread that came down from heaven.  If you eat this bread, you will live forever!  John 6:51
Linda Mingos
Elementary Coordinator
Sacrament News:
  • 1st Eucharist and 1st Reconciliation meeting dates will be posted in the Fall.  For more information, contact the parish office.
     

General Information

 

1ST EUCHARIST (1st Communion)

   St. Ann Parish provides 1st  Eucharist preparation for children in grades 2 through 12.  Children must be baptized Catholic and currently participating in the regular Christian Formation program.  Preparation for 1st Eucharist includes 3 parent/child meetings and the completion of an at-home workbook (bilingual edition available).  Preparation for 1st Reconciliation must take place BEFORE the celebration of 1st Eucharist.  1st Reconciliation preparation takes place in the fall/winter and is followed by preparation for 1st Eucharist in the winter/spring. 

 Click Here for Diocesan 1st Eucharist Guidelines

 

1ST RECONCILIATION  (1st Confession or 1st Penance)

St. Ann Parish provides 1st Reconciliation preparation for children in grades 2 through 12.  Children must be baptized Catholic and currently participating in the regular Christian Formation program.  Preparation for 1st Reconciliation includes 3 parent/child meetings and the completion of an at-home workbook (bilingual edition available).  Preparation for 1st Reconciliation must take place BEFORE the celebration of 1st Eucharist.  1st Reconciliation preparation takes place in the fall/winter and is followed by preparation for 1st Eucharist in the winter/spring. 

      Click Here for Diocesan 1st Reconciliation Guidelines

 

Family Preparation Resources

Christian Formation Registration

Sacrament Records Form

1st Communion Celebration Guide

Everything you need to know about St. Ann's 1st Communion celebrations is here! Dress codes, rehearsals, banners, etc.

Eucharistic Minister Partners

St. Ann 1st Eucharist children have the option to partner with a Eucharistic Minister for 1 weekend Mass. This is the guide!

The Eucharist in Scripture

This helpful document provides quotes from the Bible & early Church writings about Jesus' Presence in the Eucharist!

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Video: How to Receive Communion (4 min)
See 9 minute Eucharist Overview "What We Believe" at top of this page!