This sacrament focuses on God’s merciful love. Weekly celebrations take place each Saturday morning and afternoon. Please consult the bulletin for times. There are also communal celebrations scheduled during the seasons of Advent and Lent. Other times may be scheduled by appointment with a priest.

Children in the second grade spend much of the year preparing for their reception of First Confession and First Communion. First Confession is in the winter and First Communion is made in the spring. Logistics for the ceremonies are handled through the Faith Formation program and John F. Kennedy Catholic School. Sacrament preparation begins in the first grade and children must have two full years of catechetical preparation. see the Parish Calendar for current dates and meetings.