First Holy Communion 2015-2016
We congratulate the fifteen children who received Holy Communion for the first time during 11am Mass on Sunday,24 April 2016 in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.
We pray that the Lord my always be at the centre of their lives and bless and protect them, their parents, families and teachers.
The year 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 24 April 2016 and for their parents and 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 various Sundays, 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:
- Enrolment Mass Sunday 25 October 2015 at 11am;
- Preparation Mass Sunday 22 November 2015 at 11am;
- Preparation Mass Sunday 13 December 2015 at 11am;
- Preparation Mass Sunday 14 February 2016 at 11am;
- Sacrament of Reconciliation Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 7.00pm;
- First Holy Communion Sunday 24 April 2016 at 11am.
A meeting for the parents of children who are preparing to receive Holy Communion for the first time this year took place in the Community Centre, Kildysart at 8.30pm on Tuesday, 6 October 2015. Our gathering was led by Joanne O’Brien and Cora Ginnane.