First Communion (EFC / St Paul)

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First Communion / Primera Comunión

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First Communion Preparation

Preparation for the sacraments of the Eucharist and Reconciliation is a 2 year program. Students are placed into classes based on grade and their year of preparation.

Students in 1-5 grades for 1st and 2nd year prep.


Classes for 2nd Year Prep on Sundays from 12:40-2:10pm

Unit Tests: 28 Apr
No Class: 24 Mar, 21 Apr

Retreats:

  • First Reconciliation and Confession: 13 Apr from 9am-12Noon, parents @ 11am

For Parents:

  • Optional First Reconciliation Practice: 7 Apr from 12:30-2pm
  • First Reconciliation and Confession: 13 Apr for studetns from 9am-12Noon, and parents @ 11am

First Communion Masses:

  • 2nd and 3rd grade: 11 May @ 11am
  • 4th and 5th grade: 18 May @ 11am

Books: God’s Gift by Loyola Press – Reconciliation and The Eucharist


Classes for 1st Year Prep for 2, 3, 4  and 5 grades on Sundays from  12:40-2:10pm

Unit Tests: 28 Apr
No Classes: 24 Mar, 21 Apr

Classes for 1st Year Prep for 1st grade on Wednesdays from 6-7:30pm

Unit Tests: 1 May
No Classes: 27 Mar, 24 Apr

Books:

  • 1st grade: Allelu from Our Sunday Visitor
  • 2nd and 3rd grades: Creemos from Sadlier Publications
  • 4th and 5th grades: Journey of Faith from Ligouri Publications

 


Saint Paul Ministry

For students in 6th-8th grades who haven’t yet received First Communion.

Classes on Wednesdays from 6-8pm
Unit Tests: 1 May
No Classes: 27 Mar, 3 Apr

First Reconciliation and Confession: 13 Apr from 9am-12Noon, parents @ 11am

First Communion Mass: 18 May @ 11am

Books:

  • 1st Year: Be My Disciples from RCL Benzinger
  • 2nd Year: Journey of Faith from Logouri Publications

Catechesis requires the participation of children and their parents. For the parents:

  • First Reconciliation and Confession: 13 Apr for students from 9am-12Noon, and parents @ 11am
  • First Communion Mass: 18 May @ 11am

 


Need Assistance?

Please contact Ashley Neumann during Faith Formation office hours on Wednesdays from 5-7pm or Sundays from 8:30am-2pm, or see a member of the Faith Formation Team in the Atrium after Sunday Masses.

Phone: 919-732-1030 x 110
Email: ashley@hfcch.org

Catechists:

  • Bibana Parker, Maricruz Becerra
  • Dave Jones, Georgina Medina
  • Maria Lourdes Martinez, Fatima Garcia
  • Ashley Neumann
  • Ana Rubio
  • Deacon Benny Yupanqui