Second Grade Sacramental Preparation

So Jesus answered them and said, “My teaching is not Mine, but His who sent Me.”
~John 7:16

New_RE_WebFor Second Grade Families

This is such a special year as you continue to prepare your child for the First Reception of Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. The following dates are for your child’s Sacramental Workshop, Reconciliation, and First Communion Retreat. These dates are important and require parents to attend.

We will be collecting a $35 Sacramental Prep fee at the Reconciliation Retreat. This fee covers a portion of the extra resources needed for your child’s prep activities. You may also pay this fee online…

Pay Sacramental Preparation Fee Online

If you have any questions about paying your fee online, please call the Religious Education Office at 847-658-9339. Click below for instructions and how to get started. You may pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and AMEX) or via bank transfer.

Click Here to Pay Sacramental Preparation Fee Online Using GiveCentral


2018-19 Sacramental Preparation Dates

Reconciliation Retreat

Saturday, January 12, 2019  from 9:00 AM -12:00 PM  in the School Gym (Parents & Child Attend)

Retreat will concentrate on preparing your child for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. It is a parent-child workshop and a special time in which we talk about God’s great mercy and healing.

Sacrament of First Reception of Reconciliation

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the Church (Parents & Child Attend)

First Communion Retreat
Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9:00 -11:00 AM in the School Gym (Parents & Child Attend)

This retreat will learn the similarities between what we share at our friendship meal and what the disciples shared at the Last Supper.

First Holy Communion Rehearsals*
Parent & Child Attend


First Holy Communion Masses

9:30 AM and 12:30 PM on May 4, 2019*

*First Communion Mass times will be assigned.

finding God together students will celebrate at the 4:30 PM Mass on Saturday, May 4, 2019.


Click Here for Our “GATHER” Family Registration Form (PDF)

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First Communion Banner Song with Motions

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