1st Holy Communion

“I am the living bread which came down from heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live for ever; and the bread which I shall give for the life of the world is my flesh.” John 6:51

In the holy Eucharist we reach the high-point of our lives as Catholics for we receive our Lord and Savior. Our preparation for First Holy Communion involves parents and children through attending mandatory parent meetings, collaborating on the children’s assignments, and growing together in knowledge and love for Jesus in the holy Eucharist. Families are highly encouraged to make their participation Sunday Mass the central aspect of their child’s sacramental preparation.

“O Sacrament Most Holy, O Sacrament Divine, All Praise and All Thanksgiving Be Every Moment Thine.


10:30 am – Sunday classes and homeschooled families
2 pm –
Monday classes and CHRSM, Good Shepherd and Atrium
Rehearsal will be for one parent and the child one hour previous to the Mass.

10:30 am – 
This Mass is for those families who have health concerns and prefer to attend a Mass where marks are mandated. If you wish to attend this Mass, please notify the RE office as soon as possible re@saintfrancisparish.org

We expect all in attendance to follow current RE program guidelines related to the pandemic.

Dress for First Communion

Girls should wear a white dress with sleeves, white socks or stockings, and white shoes. They may also wear a veil or a wreath of flowers on their heads. Please do not bring gloves or a purse to Mass.

Boys should wear dress slacks with a jacket or a suit, a collared dress shirt with a tie, and dress shoes.



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