First Eucharist (Communion)
Once a child has received both the Sacraments of Baptism and Penance (Reconciliation) they are eligible to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion (Eucharist). Generally, students who are in Year 3 or above, are invited to participate in this Sacrament. At St Augustine’s and St Joseph’s Parishes, this sacrament is offered during Term 4 of the school year.
- Candidates are in Year 3 or above at school.
- Attendance of Mass at St Augustine’s or St Joseph’s on a regular basis.
- Candidates have been baptised and a copy of Baptism Certificate provided with enrolment form if not baptised at St Augustine/ St Joseph Parish.
- Attendance at the Preparation Sessions by the Candidate and at least one parent/carer is expected. Attendance by both parents encouraged.
Key Dates for 2023
Class 1 – Wednesday 25 October OR Sunday 29 October
Class 2 – Sunday 5 November OR Wednesday 8 November
Class 3 – Sunday 12 November OR Wednesday 15 November
Class 4 – Sunday 19 November OR Wednesday 22 November
All classes will be held at St Augustine’s at 6pm
Sacrament of First Eucharist:
Sunday 26 November @ 10.30am at St Joseph’s (surname A – M)
Sunday 26 November @ 2pm at St Augustine’s (surname N – Z)