2018-2019 Sacramental Registration for First Reconciliation & First Eucharist

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Welcome to the 2018-2019 Faith for Life:  Sacramental Registration for First Reconciliation & First Eucharist!  


Preparation at St. Joseph’s: Diocese of Rochester sacramental policies require that children be involved in Catholic school or in faith formation the year of and the year prior to the year in which the sacrament is received. The family should be attending weekend Mass on a regular basis and able to attend all of our preparation sessions.


Fee for Sacraments is $50 per child, per sacrament.  (For example, 2nd graders' sacramental preparation fee will be $100, as they will complete both First Eucharist and First Reconciliation.) 


First Reconciliation 

Reconciliation is celebrated in 2nd grade prior to First Eucharist.  To enroll for First Reconciliation, a child will have participated in one full year of Faith Formation during the 2017-2018 School year, in our Wed. Classroom, Family Faith, or Catholic School, or attended our 2017 Summer Intensive Faith Formation program.  In addition to enrolling in First Reconciliation preparation, a child will attend Wednesday classroom, Family Faith or Catholic School for the 2018-2019 school year, or have attended our 2018 Summer Intensive Faith Formation program.  Please note that older children who have not as yet received the Sacrament of Reconciliation are welcome to register. 


FIRST RECONCILIATION CELEBRATIONS will occur in Dec 2018. Final date and times will be announced in September.

PREPARATION DATES for both parents and candidates will occur in Nov and Dec 2018. Final dates and times will be announced in September.    


First Eucharist

The minimum and expected age of First Eucharist is 2nd grade. A child must have completed the requirements and celebration of First Reconciliation and a child will attend Wednesday classroom, Family Faith or Catholic School for the 2018-2019 school year, or have attended our 2018 Summer Intensive Faith Formation program. Typically First Reconciliation and First Eucharist will be completed within the 2nd Grade year. Please note that older children who have not as yet received the Sacrament of First Eucharist are welcome to register. 


FIRST EUCHARIST CELEBRATIONS will occur during the weekend Masses during the months of April and May 2019. Final dates and times will be announced in September.

PREPARATION DATES for both parents and candidates will occur during the months of February, March & April 2019:Final dates and times will be announced in September 2018.  


Family Information
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NOTE: Should your child develop other medical concerns, please notify the Faith Formation Office immediately to update the medical information on file.
AUTHORIZATION FOR PHOTO RELEASE

We love to highlight our children and their families as we move through the year. We appreciate the opportunity to use candid photographs in presentations and promotional material published in the parish and school facilities including our websites, bulletins, presentations and worship services from time to time. Thank you!

Photo Release by Electronic Signature


Consent includes the use and reproduction by St. Joseph’s parish, St. Joseph school, and others authorized by the parish or school. Your consent is requested to promote these faith formation activities within the parish and school communities. No compensation will be paid for any reproduction of these materials. All negatives, prints, and video or audio recording media are the property of St. Joseph’s parish and school. I give my consent without reservation.



You can also call the parish office at 1.585.586.8089. Thank you.