Saint Gerald

Sacramental Preparation

Please note: This registration page is for children who do NOT attend St. Gerald School.

When a child is in the 2nd grade and expresses a desire to receive the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion and has been attending Family of Faith Gatherings with their family monthly, they may be registered for instruction.

For both sacraments (Reconciliation and Communion) there is:
  • An orientation meeting for parents and students, with an introductory lesson.
  • Several at-home lessons that take 20-40 minutes each.
  • A Parent/Student Retreat, including rehearsal for the reception of the Sacrament.

The schedule for First Reconciliation Preparation for 2021-2022 is as follows:
  • October 16 - 9:00-10:30 AM - Parent/Student Orientation - Multipurpose Room (96th and Q)
  • December 4 - 9:00-11:00 AM - Parent/Student Retreat - Fellowship Hall (96th and Q)
  • December 15 - First Reconciliation - 6:00 PM

The schedule for First Communion Preparation for 2021 -2022 is as follows:
  • February 19 - 9:00-10:30 AM - Parent/Student Orientation - Multipurpose Room (96th and Q)
  • April 2nd - 9:00-11:00 AM - Parent/Student Retreat - Fellowship Hall (96th and Q)
  • May 1 - First Holy Communion - 2:00pm

Cost: Paid when you register for Family Formation, the total is $120 per family. There is no additional cost.

First Reconciliation and First Communion Registration

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