First Reconciliation and First Holy Eucharist
2nd GRADE FIRST RECONCILIATION and EUCHARIST
 
Children are generally prepared for Reconciliation and First Eucharist in the 2nd grade. Students wishing to receive these sacraments must be enrolled in a second consecutive year of formal religious education classes. The Application for Reception of First Holy Eucharist  must be completed and turned in to the child's teacher, RE catechist or to the attention of Sister Mary Francis by October 8.

 
 
2nd GRADE FIRST RECONCILIATION and EUCHARIST  
Sacrament Formation and Sacrament Dates
 2018-19
 
The First Eucharist Application Form must be completed and turned in to the child’s teacher or RE catechist by October 8.
 
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The 2nd Grade children will be divided into two groups;
Group A and Group B, for Reconciliation and Eucharist.
 
Group A: 2nd Graders in Room 7 at ICGS & Sunday RE children
Group B: 2nd Graders in Room 5 at ICGS & RE Wednesday children  
 

Both sacraments will take place in the Chapel
Group A: First Reconciliation (Confession) –Monday, February  4 at 6:30 p.m.
First Eucharist (Communion) – Saturday, May 4, at 9:30 a.m.

Group B: First Reconciliation (Confession) - Tuesday, February  5 at 6:30 p.m. 
First Eucharist (Communion) – Saturday, May 4, at 1:00 p.m.

PARENT & CHILD  MEETINGS
Sacrament of Reconciliation Parent & Child Meeting in the Church at 1 p.m.
Group A and Group B – Sunday, November 11
 
Sacrament of Eucharist Parent & Child Meeting in the Church at 1 p.m.
Group A and Group B – Sunday, February 24
 
BREAD BREAKING RITUAL IN PLUNKETT HALL at 6:30 p.m.
Parents and 2nd Graders are to attend.
Group A – Monday, March 18       Group B – Tuesday, March 19
 
RECONCILIATION SERVICE IN PREPARATION FOR THE SACRAMENT OF EUCHARIST
Both Parents and 2nd Graders in Groups A and B – April 25 at 7:00 p.m.
 
FIRST COMMUNION REHEARSAL
Children line up in Plunkett Hall. Parents locate reserved seating in IC Chapel at 6:30 p.m.
Group A - Tuesday, April 30           Group B - Thursday, May 2
 
If you have any questions regarding Reconciliation/Eucharist, please contact the director of Religious Education
for K-5th grade, Sr. Mary Francis , at (630) 530-3480 or srmaryfrancis@icelmhurst.org