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First Reconciliation

"To celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation means to be wrapped in a warm embrace."
~ Pope Francis


First Reconciliation

In the Diocese of Calgary, children receive the Sacrament of First Reconciliation when they are in Grade 2, prior to receiving their First Eucharist.

For 2022/2023 session the diocese of Calgary will return to parish-based sacraments preparations.

The Sacrament preparation process at the parish consists of the following:

  • Parent Information Session to further to further explain the Sacrament Preparation Program and how you can continue to support your child’s faith development. It will be held on Saturday, September 17th at 3:30 pm.
  • Four (4) sessions and a retreat to prepare for First Reconciliation
  • Four (4) sessions and a retreat to prepare for First Eucharist.
  • There will be sessions for children, along with concurrent sessions for parents at the same time. The sessions run for 90 minutes.

There is a fee of $25 for each Sacrament Preparation Program (Reconciliation and First Eucharist) totalling $50 to help to offset the cost of the materials. Your child will receive two books, Celebrate and Remember Reconciliation and Celebrate and Remember Eucharist.

Our program schedule is as follows. All the classes are from 9:30 am to 11:00 am:

September 17, 2022: Parent Information Session

October 1, 2022: First Reconciliation Session I

October 15, 2022: First Reconciliation Session II

October 29, 2022: First  Reconciliation Session III

November 19, 2022: First Reconciliation Session IV

December 10, 2022: First Reconciliation Retreat and Rehearsal: 2:00 pm

To view the First Eucharist schedule, please go to the sacrament page.

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