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1st Reconciliation/1st Communion Schedule 2022-2023

 

1St Reconciliation/1st Communion Schedule

Tuesday sessions are 6:30-7:45 p.m. for non-Catholic school children. (Catholic school children can do the program "home-school" or are welcomed to attend Tuesday classes if space permits.)

September:

          Saturday, Sept 10th Outdoor Homecoming Mass followed by food, games, and live music. 4-7 p.m.

          Tuesday, September 13th-Orientation for ALL 1st Reconciliation Students and a Parent

          Tuesday, September 20th -1st First Reconciliation class (optional for Catholic students)

          Tuesday, September 27th -2nd First Reconciliation class

 

October:

            Tuesday, October 4th – 3rd First Reconciliation class

            Tuesday, October 11th -4th First Reconciliation class

            Tuesday, October 18th -5th First Reconciliation class

            Tuesday, October 25th -6th First Reconciliation class

 

November:

            Tuesday, November 1st – All Saints Mass at 6:30 p.m. (parents welcome)

            Tuesday, November 8th – NO CLASS (Election Day)

            Tuesday, November 15th -7th First Reconciliation class

            Tuesday November 22nd -NO CLASS (Thanksgiving Week)

            Tuesday, November 29th – 8th First Reconciliation class

 

December: 

            Saturday, December 3rd – Breakfast in Bethlehem Time: TBA -All Students and families

            Sunday, December 4th – REHEARSAL ALL First Reconciliation Students and a Parent at 5 p.m.

            Monday, December 5thSacrament of Reconciliation 6:30 p.m. 

            Tuesday, December 13th – Circle of Grace for non-Catholic school students

            Tuesday, December 20th-27th – NO CLASS (Christmas Break)

 

January:

            Tuesday, January 3rd – NO CLASS (Christmas Break)

            Tuesday, January 10th -Orientation for All First Communion Students and a Parent

            Tuesday, January 17th -1st First Communion class

            Tuesday, January 24th -2nd First Communion class

            Tuesday, January 31st -3rd First Communion class

 

February:

            Tuesday, February 7th -4th First Communion class

            Tuesday, February 14th –5th First Communion class

            Tuesday, February 21st -6th First Communion class

            Sunday, Monday & Tuesday February 26th, 27th, & 28th -Parish Mission-Adult and children’s sessions and childcare all 3 days.

March:

            Tuesday, March 7th -7th First Communion class

            Tuesday, March 14th – 8th First Communion class

            Tuesday, March 21st -9th First Communion class

            Tuesday, March 28th – NO CLASS (Spring Break)

 

April:

            Tuesday, April 4th – Scriptural Stations of the Cross (Parents and other parishioners welcomed)

            Tuesday, April 11th -NO CLASS (Easter Week)

            Tuesday, April 18th – 10th First Communion class

            Tuesday, April 25th –  End of Year Party with students and parents!

 

May:

            Tuesday, May 2nd 6:30-7:45 p.m. Rehearsal for ALL First Communion Students and a Parent     

Saturday, May 6th: FIRST COMMUNION MASSES 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

            Sunday, May 7th: FIRST COMMUNION MASSES 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

 

Things to Do

Obtain your Child’s Baptism Certificate: Please send in a copy of your child’s baptism certificate. You may also call or email the baptizing church and ask them to send a record to Resurrection Parish, 48755 Warren Road, Canton, MI  48187. (734) 451-0444 or Fax: (734) 451-0454. Please send baptism certificate by November 1st, 2022. If your child was baptized at Resurrection, we already have everything I need!

Required Meetings: Attend the 2 required Reconciliation meetings and the 2 first Communion meetings in-person or contact me to attend a make-up meeting.

Reconciliation Preparations: Between September 13th and December 6th, complete the 8 lessons in your Reconciliation booklet. Use the family guide to help guide you through the process. You don’t need to be a theologian. Just share your heart and how God has been working in your life! Public School children attend in-person classes on Tuesday evenings. Catholic School Students: You may also attend the Tuesday night sessions if there is room in the class. Let [email protected] know if you are interested in this option.

First Communion Preparations: Between January 10th and May 2nd, attend the Tuesday sessions Or, if in Catholic School, complete the 10 lessons in your First Communion booklet. Use the family guide to guide you through the process!

Choose First Communion Dates: Review the 4 First Communion Mass options with your family and notify me via email of the best date for your family. (Please give me an estimated head count and you can revise this as the date gets closer.) For larger groups, the Saturday, 2 p.m.