: Feb 10, 2020
Grade 2 is an exciting year … students receive the sacraments of Reconciliation (Penance/Confession) and First Holy Communion. This year, both sacraments will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua, 165 Prospect Street North, Hamilton.
Sacrament Form. Each family who has a child receiving the sacraments of Reconciliation/First Holy Communion must complete a Sacrament Form. Sacrament forms will be distributed by your child’s classroom teacher. Please note: only students who have been Baptized, and have provided documentation to the Church will receive their Reconciliation/Communion.
Parent Meeting: A parent meeting is conducted for the benefit of those parents whose child is being prepared for the sacraments of Penance and First Holy Communion.
Our HNOJ Parent Meeting will take place at St. Anthony Parish on Thursday, March 12th at 5:15 p.m. and are scheduled to last approximately one hour. (Parent attendance at the scheduled Parent Meeting is mandatory).
First Reconciliation Rehearsal: The students will walk to the Church on Tuesday, March 24th at 12:45 p.m. with their teachers to practice.
First Reconciliation: The celebration of Reconciliation will take place on Thursday, March 26th 5:00-6:00 p.m. at St. Anthony Church.
First Holy Communion:
First Communion Retreat: Father Francesco Cucchi will be visiting HNOJ for a full-day Grade 2 First Holy Communion Retreat on Thursday, April 23rd. More information will follow from your child’s teacher.
First Communion Rehearsal. The students will walk to the Church with their teachers the week before the sacrament to practice. Specific dates and times to follow.
First Holy Communion. The celebration of First Holy Communion will take place on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at the 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony Church.
If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to your child’s teacher.