1st eucharist

1st Communion Preparation begins in late winter each year with the celebration of 1st Eucharist scheduled during the Easter season.

Our weekly bulletin and spoken announcements will announce when registration opens.

Families are expected to be registered with the parish and be regular and active attendees.

1st Communion Preparation can also occur throughout the year within our home-based program.

2018 Registration Form (Please print out, complete, and return to Brian Ouellette with$30  payment):  1st Communion Registration

A copy of your child’s baptismal record will be needed as well. 

For 2018, First Communion registration will be held mid-December through mid-January  and classes will begin, both for parents and children, on January 21, 2018 and run until March 25, 2018 (No classes on March 11 or 18). Classes will take place from 10:30-11:20am in the Upstairs Lounge for the Children and the Main Floor Meeting room for parents. The children will be dismissed following Communion and parents will attend their class immediately following the end of Mass.  Parents need to supply a copy of their child’s baptismal certificate upon registration.

Students will receive a workbook entitled, We Share in the Eucharist which contains a family section to be completed at home.

The First Communion Celebration will take place on Sunday, April 8 at the 9:30am Mass followed up by a final session on April 15, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact Brian Ouellette, bouellette@st-josephs.ca or 613-233-4095, x 235.