Fr. Adam is available for confession before and after every Mass, during Adoration on Fridays from 9:30am - noon, Saturday mornings from 11:00 am until Noon or by appointment.
In making a good confession it is important to remember that one needs to be prepared with a thorough examination of conscience.
First Reconciliation (Confession)
About gr. 2 or age 7
Children must be baptized prior to celebrating other sacraments. If baptism is needed, please contact the parish office.
The Archdiocese recommends that children celebrate the Sacrament of First Reconciliation prior to celebrating the Sacrament of First Eucharist. Both of these sacraments are usually celebrated in the same year.
The Church recognizes parents as the first and best teachers of the faith for their children (Second Vatican Council, Gravissum Educationis, 28 October 1965; Saint John Paul II, Letter to Families, 2 February 1994). The parish will support you with excellent resources and guidance.
Dates for First Reconciliation/First Eucharist and Confirmation Sacramental Preparation lessons - all lessons will be at Holy Family Parish
Based on the feedback from families at the parent sessions, there will be two sessions from which to choose for each lesson. It is not necessary to register for the sessions in advance.
First Reconciliation/First Eucharist Session Dates:
For our next lesson in January - children should complete pages 6 - 37 in the "Reconciliation" workbook.
Here are the links to the two videos from the lesson:
Abraham and Sarah:
Joseph and His Brothers:
Reminder: Your child is welcome to make a homemade Christmas ornament for "Fr. Adam's Christmas Tree" in the Welcome Area. Ornaments can be hung the last week of Advent up to Christmas. Ornaments will be taken down after the Feast of the Epiphany and placed on a table until January 9th. Any uncollected ornaments will be recyled.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. or Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. or Wednesday, February 9, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. or Wednesday, March 9, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.