First Communion and Reconciliation


Once children have completed Levels 1 and 2 of our Be my Disciples program (previously called Faith First), they are ready for their First Communion and Reconciliation Preparation classes in Level 3. Through Communion children will receive the body and blood of Christ and in Reconciliation (confession), children will receive the grace of God through forgiveness.

Sacramental Preparation for First Communion Online Classes 2024

Prerequisites: Children registering for this class must be in 3rd grade or older and have completed 2 years of Religious education program( be my disciples)

The sacramental preparation course for First Communion consists of :

● Child sessions: There are 8 online classes for your child from January to May inclusively. Your child will be expected to attend all classes, prepared to listen, learn and participate.This will require assistance from home, homework to be completed, prayers to be learned, etc… Your child will receive a paper book and will be expected to have a Bible at his disposition, Your child must connect to his class.

● Parent session: One parent will be expected to attend the 3 parent workshops which will take place virtually.

● Church attendance: Children enrolled in this program will also be expected to attend Mass with their family twice a month for a minimum of 10 masses and have their book stamped after mass.

Attendance is mandatory under normal circumstances.

Reconciliation (first confession) will be held on a Saturday morning in May. (date to be confirmed.)

First Communion Ceremony; Will be held at St-Maurice Church (388 , boul Adolphe Chapleau, Bois des Filion). Students should wear their ‘’Sunday Best’’ for the ceremony. Date to be confirmed.

The above commitment will provide the child and their family with a meaningful understanding of the sacrament of First Communion and promote spiritual development.

Holy Cross Community would like to remind parents that registration of your child in this program implies that you have reflected on and support the above stated commitment in the effort to encourage and assist your child in their faith journey of discovery.

For further information, contact us at [email protected]

First Communion Preparation Schedule Holy Cross Community 2024
Below is the schedule of all the required child classes, parents workshops and special masses/ceremonies that are part of the program.
Attendance at all of these is mandatory.
Note: Class is on Monday evening

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Schedule 2024

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Monday class with Ms. AnnElisa Arcadi