1st COMMUNION PREPARATION

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Preparation for the Sacraments of First Communion and Reconciliation take place in our second grade Faith Formation classes. 

The Sacrament Preparation process at St. Pius X Parish includes four primary areas:

  • Faith Formation programs

  • Family Retreats

  • Parent/Guardian participation in the DVD series on the Mass

First Reconciliation service takes place during the Lenten Season while First Communions are held during Masses throughout the Easter Season.

First Communion Preparation Information


Sacraments Retreats 2016-2017

The three Sacraments retreats aim at both preparing the children to receive the Sacraments but also at preparing the parents to guide children during this journey.  The retreat dates are as follows:

  • Sunday October 9, 2016 11:45-3pm
  • Sunday February 12, 2017 11:45-3pm
  • Sunday March 19, 2017 11:45-3pm

Celebration of First Reconciliation: Tuesday March 7, 2017 6:30pm


CROSSROADS Parental Series on The MASS

All parents of children preparing for the Sacraments of First Communion and Reconciliation are expected to attend a DVD session on the Mass.  This session will take place during Religious Education classes.  You can attend during any of the class periods but please mark your calendar.  Holy Redeemer and St. Sebastian will also be offering the videos so if you are unable to attend here, you can attend there.

  • Sunday October 23rd 9am
  • Sunday November 6th 9am
  • Wednesday November 9th 4pm & 6pm