First Holy Communion Autumn Programme 2021

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 application form below and submit your application by 4pm on Wednesday 13th of October at the latest. APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED.

If you do not reside in the parish of St Teresa’s or St Vincent’s written confirmation 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 October.

There will be a total of 6 preparation sessions which includes the Sacrament of Reconciliation taking place on Saturday mornings from 9:30am – 11:00am at St Teresa’s on the following dates 30th of October, 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th of November and 4th of December.  The sessions will be face to face and all sessions must be attended.  There will be two First Holy Communion Masses at St Teresa’s on Saturday 11th December at 11am and 1:30pm. If you apply, further information regarding the programme and how to purchase the book ‘I Belong’ which supports the programme will be emailed to you by Friday 22nd October.

To be accepted onto the First Holy Communion programme the child or at least one of the parents must be a Baptised Catholic.

A copy of a Baptismal Certificate confirming this must be brought to the first session on Saturday the 30th of October.