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First Communion

Students customarily receive their First Holy Communion in May of their second grade year, upon the completion of a special two-year program which begins in the fall of their first grade year.  The program also prepares them to make their First Confession prior to their First Holy Communion.

Adults who are in need of the sacrament of the Eucharist should contact the Director of Faith Formation, or one of our priests or deacons, for more information on preparing to receive this sacrament.

Registration Information

All students preparing to receive the Sacrament must register for First Holy Communion in the Fall of their second grade year.  Please register your child by submitting the form that is provided here  along with a copy of their baptism certificate to the Faith Formation Office.

Important Dates for First Communion 2022

Parent Meeting
Tuesday, February 22 at 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall

First Penance
Saturday, April 2 at 10:30 am in the Church

First Communion Rehearsal
Friday, April 29 at 6:30 pm in the Church

First Communion Mass
Saturday, April 30 at 10:30 am in the Church
Reception to follow in Parish Hall

For more information on preparing to receive First Holy Communion at Sacred Heart Church, contact Nicole Filipowski, Director of Faith Formation at [email protected] or 703-590-0256.