Sacramental Preparation Update (Friday, May 3)

Sacramental Preparation Update (Friday, May 3)

Dear Families,

Good afternoon! Please read the e-mail below carefully, as it includes updates on activities/assignments for last week and this coming week, as well as other important notices and invitations. Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions.

REMINDER! Our next class is next week, on Wednesday, May 8th.

Please arrive by 6:45pm tosign in and receiving this month’s materials. This allows us to start our session promptly at 7:00pm. Please bring your folder. This is a very important class as it will be a rehearsal for the children’s actual First Communion later this month. Attendance is required by all participating children/families in the First Communion Program.

Homework for the week of May 4 – May 7

Required Activities:

  1. Complete the activity on p. 161
  2. Read: p .162-163 in the Blessed: First Communion book
  3. Watch: Session 5 Episode 7: “Closing Prayer”
    To view the episodes, click here, scroll down, and select the correct episode:

Dress Code For First Communion –

There is no “must have” requirements for dress code for First Communion. We just ask that that dress should be as for a very special occasion. The colour white recalls the baptismal gown many of your children wore when they were baptized and so we suggest that both boys and girls have something white to recall this.

Boys: Suits are not required for the boys, but certainly dress pants and a shirt, with or without tie. Girls: For the girls a pure white dress is not required. Their dress can be special but certainly doesn’t need to be “all out” (i.e. not a bridal gown with full trimmings! 😉 ). Your daughters are welcome to weir veils, gloves, hats etc if they want to, but they are not required. If girls are wearing gloves, it’s important for them to remember that they will need to take them off before getting into the communion line.

If you have any questions regarding the items above, please let me know.

Our Next Class:

Don’t forget! Our next class May 8, 2019 at 7pm. It’s a very important class, as it is a rehearsal for First Communion. We need all students (and their parents/guardians) to attend. Please arrive by 6:45 pm to sign in and get your materials for the month.

Have a great week!

God bless, Ellen

Ellen Hong
First Communion Coordinator
St. Maurice Parish
Ellen Hong
First Communion Coordinator St. Maurice Parish