Daily Archives: May 4, 2014

First Holy Communion – Confirmation 2014

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Confirmation:

We congratulate the twenty-one children who received the sacrament of Confirmation during 11am Mass on Sunday 11 May 2014 at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.  May the Holy Spirit always protect and bless the children, their parents and families.

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First Holy Communion:

We congratulate the twenty-one children who received Holy Communion for the first time during 11am Mass on Sunday 4 May 2014 at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.  May the Lord always protect and bless the children, their parents and families.

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The year 2014 will be an important year for the children in our parish who will receives the Lord for the first time in Holy Communion on Sunday 4 May 2014 and for their families.

These final months of preparation will involve the families, our school and parish working together for the good of the children. The parish part of our preparation is based on the ‘Do This in Memory’ programme. Our thanks are due to the group of parents who have kindly volunteered to organise our parish programme.

One Sunday each month, our parish celebration of the Eucharist will focus on our children who are preparing to receive the sacrament and their families. The list of dates, including the children’s first celebration of the sacrament of reconciliation (confession), is as follows:First Holy Communion Pentecost Sunday 2013

 

  • Enrolment Mass                       Sunday 20 October 2013 at 11am;
  • Preparation Mass                     Sunday 10 November 2013 at 11am;
  • Preparation Mass                     Sunday 15 December 2013 at 11am;
  • Preparation Mass                     Sunday 26 January 2014 at 11am;
  • Preparation Mass                     Sunday 16 February 2014 at 11am;
  • Preparation Mass                     Sunday 23 March 2014 at 11am;
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation   Wednesday 9 April 2014 at 7.30pm;
  • First Holy Communion             Sunday 4 May 2014 at 11am.

A meeting for the parents of children who are preparing to receive Holy Communion for the first time this year will take place in the Community Centre, Kildysart at 8pm on Monday 23 September.

Confirmation:

Confirmation will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday 11 May.

A liturgy in preparation for the sacrament of confirmation will take place in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Thursday 10 April 2014 at 8pm. Parents, other family members and members of our parish are welcome to join the candidates for confirmation in this liturgy.

A meeting for the parents of the young people preparing to receive the sacrament of confirmation will take place in the Community Centre, Kildysart on Tuesday 1 October at 8pm.

Fr Pat Larkin PP, Kilmaley will lead both meetings.

A ceremony of light in preparation for the sacrament of confirmation will take place in st Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Thursday 10 April 2014