First Holy Communion Programme 2024
If your child is currently in year 3 and above, they are now eligible to prepare to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion. If you wish to apply, please complete the online application form below and submit your application by Sunday 7th of January 2024 at the latest. Applications received after this date will not be accepted.
If you do not reside in the parish of St Teresa’s or St Vincent’s written permission allowing your child to take part in this First Holy Communion programme must be obtained from your parish priest. Please email this confirmation to email@example.com before the first session on the Sunday 4th of February 2024
There will be a total of 9 Sunday preparation sessions which will take place in St Teresa’s Community Centre plus a further two sessions for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and a rehearsal these two final sessions will take place on a Saturday in St Teresa’s Church. Please see dates and times of each of the sessions below.
If you apply, further information regarding the programme and how to purchase the book ‘I Belong’ which supports the programme and costs £10 will be emailed to you by Sunday 21st of January 2024.
To be accepted onto the First Holy Communion programme the child and at least one of the parents must be a Baptised Catholic.
A copy of a Baptismal Certificate confirming the child’s baptism is required to be presented at the first session on Sunday 4th of February.
Once you press the submit button it will disappear and be replaced by a green box with the following text – ‘Thanks for submitting the form for the First Holy Communion 2024. We will be in touch soon with further details’. Please keep a look out for it so you know your application has been received.
|1||Sunday||4th February||09:00 – 10:00|
|2||Sunday||11th February||09:00 – 10:00|
|3||Sunday||18th February||09:00 – 10:00|
|4||Sunday||25th February||09:00 – 10:00|
|5||Sunday||3rd March||09:00 – 10:00|
|6||Sunday||10th March||09:00 – 10:00|
|7||Sunday||17th March||09:00 – 10:00|
|8||Sunday||24th March||09:00 – 10:00|
|NO SESSION||Sunday||31st March||EASTER SUNDAY|
|NO SESSION||Sunday||7th April||EASTER HOLIDAYS|
|NO SESSION||Sunday||14th April||EASTER HOLIDAYS|
|9||Sunday||21st April||09:00 – 10:00|
|10 (Reconciliation)||Saturday (Church)||27th April||09:00 – 10:00|
|NO SESSION||Sunday||5th May||BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND|
|11 (Rehearsal)||Saturday (Church)||11th May||09:00 – 10:00|
|First Holy Communion Masses will take place at St Teresa’s Church on Saturday 18th May at 10:00am and 1:00pm|