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First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion

First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion are the second and third of seven sacraments received.  They occur after receiving baptism and once the person has reached the age of reason - around ages 7-8 (usually year 3 in Primary school).  At this age, children should understand the difference between right and wrong and are capable of taking responsibility for their own actions. 

It is really important that children are properly prepared.  By making their First Confession prior to receiving First Holy Communion they are fully prepared for this.  First Holy Communion should be a memorable and joyful day.  One to remember for the rest of our lives.

The Programme

Registration for our 2023 First Holy Communion Programme. is now open.  Please click here to complete a registration form.  You will also be required to upload a copy of your child's baptism certificate.  


Although the programme is run by a team of catechists, it is a partnership between home, school and parish.  Think of it as a triangle.  Each side supports the other.


All documentation will be available in a secure area of the website.  Parents and Carers of children on the programme will be given a password to access this secure area.

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