First Communion

Holy Communion Illustration

The First Holy Communion is a Catholic ceremony, which marks a child or adult’s first reception of the Sacrament of the Eucharist. It is an extremely important event in a Catholic family’s life and is marked with celebrations, family gatherings and festive parties as well as gift-giving and special white clothes. TThe First Communion generally takes place when a child is around 7 or 8 years of age.

2013 Communion Dates

Saturday, May 11th

  • 11:00 am – Ms. Lisa Poppischil – Practices on Monday, May 6th and Wednesday, May 8th at 2:30 pm
  • 1:00 pm – Mrs. Denise Colletta and Ms. Lucy Carisetti- Practices on Tuesday, May 7th and Thursday, May 9th at 3:30 pm

Saturday May 18th

        . 11:00am – Mrs.Patty Mendolia and Ms. Lucy Carisetti**

. 1:00pm – Ms. Nicole Montoro

** Ms. Carisetti’s class will be split and join with either Mrs. Colletta’s or Mrs. Mendolia’s classes.

Special Events

  1. May Crowning – Sunday, May 12th at 9:30 am Mass
  2. Communion Pictures – Monday, May 20th at Our Lady of Hope School in the morning

“When we ingest the Eucharist in reality we are ingesting the Godhead
…..because His Body and Blood are diffused through our members we become
partakers of the divine nature.”
– St. Cyril of Alexandria