First Reconciliation

2022 Dates

From Sunday 24 July

Information session for Parents of
First Reconciliation candidates

First Reconciliation is only for
candidates in Year 3 and above

Opens: Monday 25 July
Closes: Friday 5 August

Enrolments are closed for 2022.

Saturday 5pm 6, 13 & 20 August
Sunday 10.30am 7, 14 & 21 August

For all candidates in Year 3 and above:
sacramental preparation lessons followed by
Mass held over 3 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.
Lessons are preceded or followed by Mass at 9.30am/ 6pm.

Parish Hall (Doritt St)
10.30am or 5:00pm

Followed by Mass
6:00pm Saturday or 9.30am Mass on Sunday

Wednesday 24 August and Saturday 27 August

Sacrament of Reconciliation

St Michael’s Church
from 4.00 pm – 5:30pm

Celebrating First Reconciliation
(First Confession) 2022

PARENT INFORMATION SESSION

Fr Sam welcomes the parents of children who are to make their First Reconciliation to an Information Session. It will be held in St Michael’s Church on Saturday 24th July at 5pm and followed by Mass at 6:00pm.

This year candidates will need to be in Year 3 or above to receive their sacrament. They must be baptised in the Catholic faith and attend Mass regularly with their family. If they were not baptised at St Michael’s Church in Lane Cove, a copy of their baptism certificate should be submitted at enrolment.

FIRST RECONCILIATION DATES

First Reconciliation will take place at St Michael’s Church on Wednesday 24th August and Saturday 27th August at from 4:00pm.

At St Michael’s Parish children who are baptised in the Catholic faith will now celebrate their first Reconciliation in Year 3 (or above). They are required to have made their first Reconciliation prior to undertaking their first Holy Communion.

PRESENTATION MASSES

Candidates will be presented to the community at Mass following their Saturday evening lesson.

LESSON PREPARATION

All candidates in Year 3 (or above) prepare for their first Reconciliation with 3 x 50 minute lessons led by Mrs Lolina Aljasin, our Sacramental Coordinator. Lessons will be held over three consecutive Saturdays in the Parish Hall and are followed by Mass at 6pm in the Church. Families are most welcome to attend Saturday evening Mass with the candidates.

ENROLMENT

Program enrolment bookings for 2022 are now closed. A copy of the child’s baptism certificate should be uploaded with the form or sent to the Parish office at the time of enrolment.

Sacramental Program

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Bookings are now closed