First Holy Communion Programme 2022

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 4pm on Monday 4th April at the latest. Applications received after this date will not be accepted. APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED.

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 bristol.stteresa@cliftondiocese.com before the first session on the 30th of April

There will be a total of 8 preparation sessions please see dates and times of the sessions below

Session 1    Saturday      30th April     10-11:30am 

Session 2    Saturday      7th May        10-11:30am 

Session 3    Saturday      14th May      10-11:30am 

Session 4    Saturday      21st May      10-11:30am 

NO SESSION                    28th May      HALF TERM

NO SESSION                    4th June      QUEENS PLATINUM JUBILEE       

Session 5    Saturday      11th June     10-11:30am 

Session 6    Saturday      18th June     10-11:30am 

Session 7    Saturday      25th June     10-11:30am 

 Session 8     Saturday      2nd July        Sacrament of First Reconciliation

 All sessions will take place at St Teresa’s Church, Gloucester Road North, Filton, Bristol and must be attended.  

There will be two First Holy Communion Masses at St Teresa’s Church on Saturday 9th July at 10:30am and 12:30pm.

 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 Friday 15th April.

 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 this is required to be presented at the first session on Saturday the 30th of April.