All dates below are subject to change, except for the First Communion and Confirmation Mass dates. Parents will be informed immediately of any changes to the sacramental schedules. We will only change dates in event of an emergency.
*FIRST HOLY COMMUNION EVENTS:
All children receiving First Holy Communion in 2018 must attend these preparation events.
March 28 at 6 pm: First Eucharist/First Reconciliation Retreat
We will meet in the parish hall first, then go to the school.
Each child receiving the sacrament must bring one parent or godparent to the retreat. No brothers and sisters, please. This retreat is only for Grades 2 – 5.
April 21: 10 am to 12 pm; 3 to 5 pm; First Reconciliation in the church
April 25: 6 pm – First Reconciliation in the church
Please choose a time for your confession. Be prepared. Please bring your name card with you and give it to Father Fabio at your confession.
April 26 at 7pm: Rehearsal for First Holy Communion; please bring your godparents if possible; your parents are welcome to come, too. All candidates MUST attend.
April 28: First Holy Communion Mass at 10:00 am
All children and godparents must be in the parish hall by 9:15 am; all other family members and friends should have a seat in the church. There are no reserved seats.
Confirmation will be Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 am Mass with Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger III.
There will be other events associated with Confirmation, such as a weekend retreat held at Hidden Lake in Dahlonega, required community service for students, and mass rehearsal. Those dates will be announced at a later time.