Sacraments of First Communion & First ReconciliationCommunion hosts

Religious education in the Catholic schools for the Sacraments of First Communion and First Reconciliation occurs in Grade Two. Reception of the Sacraments should take place in the parish to which you belong and where you regularly attend Mass.

Important Information

Families are encouraged to regularly participate in the Sunday Eucharist.

Baptismal certificates (copies) are needed for each candidate not baptized at St. John Bosco Parish. If there are problems with the certificate or if your child is not baptized Catholic, please bring it to our attention.

You MUST register your child at the church so your child can receive this Sacrament.

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Here is the current Sacrament Calendar.

Parent Meetings

Parents must attend a preparatory meeting on October 17, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in St. John Bosco Church.

Enrollment Ceremony

Attendance at an enrollment ceremony is compulsory.  These Masses are on February 17, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. and February 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

First Reconciliation

Candidates will have their First Reconciliation celebration with the parish on March 4, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

First Communion Retreat

Candidates must participate in a one-day retreat on May 11,2018.

First Communion Mass

Candidates and their entire family are invited to attend this celebration of the Eucharist.  The First Communion Mass will be held May 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in St. John Bosco Church.

For more information about the celebration, enrollment, preparation and participation of children and their families, contact the office by email or at (613) 342-5095.