FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

"The Eucharist is "the source and summit of the Christian life."  ..by the Eucharistic celebration we already unite ourselves with the heavenly liturgy and anticipate eternal life, when God will be all in all." (Catechism of the Catholic Church 1326)

Please check out

https://www.dioceseofbrentwood.net/news/domestic-church-resources-parents-covid-19/

for recommendations for parents with school-aged children to enable them to continue to worship in the home
and please stay safe and look after each other.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASSES

Due to restrictions regarding the pandemic, and the number of children on the 2019/20 programme, it has been agreed to hold two First Holy Communion Masses.  The children will be allocated a Mass and they will be able to bring a MAXIMUM of 2 adults.

There will be a REHEARSAL for all the children, the catechists and Fr Nixon in the church on

SATURDAY 26th SEPTEMBER AT 10.00am

The dates of the Masses will be:

MASS 1 - SUNDAY 4TH OCTOBER AT 12.00pm - maximum 35 minutes

MASS 2 - SATURDAY 10TH OCTOBER AT 10.00am - maximum 35 minutes

Please telephone Emma Frankish on 07713257121 to let her know your child will be attending and she can let you know which First Holy Communion Mass your child has been allocated.
HC boy

     HC girl


 Please pray for our Children, their parents and sponsors and for their Catechists.



'I BELONG' PROGAMME 2019-2020

Tuesday

23 July 2019

19.30

Parents

Preliminary meeting

Tuesday

17 September

19.30

Parents

Chapter 1 - In the name of the Father (Introductory Rites)

 

Saturday

21 September

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 1 - In the name of the Father (Introductory Rites)

 

Mass of Inscription service at Sat/Sun Mass

 

Tuesday

08 October

19.30

Parents

Chapter 2 - Lord, have mercy (Penitential Act)

Saturday

12 October

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 2 - Lord, have mercy (Penitential Act)

 

Baptismal Rite ceremony at Sat/Sun Masses

 

Tuesday

05 November

16.00

Children

With Fr David in church

Tuesday

05 November

19.30

Parents

Chapter 3 - Celebrating our Rescue (Reconciliation)

Saturday

09 November

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 3 - Celebrating our Rescue (Reconciliation)

 

Bidding Prayers by children at Sat/Sun Masses

 

Tuesday

26 November

16.00

Children

With Fr David in church

Tuesday

26 November

19.30

Parents

Chapter 4 - God helps me get it Right (Reconciliation)

Saturday

30 November

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 4 - God helps me get it Right (Reconciliation)

Saturday

14 December

11.15

Children

Sacrament of Reconciliation

 

Tuesday

07 January 2020

16.00

Children

With Fr David in church

Tuesday

07 January

19.30

Parents

Chapter 5 - Glory to God in the Highest

Saturday

11 January

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 5 - Glory to God in the Highest

 

Tuesday

04 February

16.00

Children

With Fr David in church

Tuesday

04 February

19.30

Parents

Chapter 6 - The Word of the Lord (Liturgy of the Word)

Saturday

08 February

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 6 - The Word of the Lord (Liturgy of the Word)

 

Tuesday

25 February

16.00

Children

With Fr David in church

Tuesday

25 February

19.30

Parents

Chapter 7 - Bread to Offer (Liturgy of the Eucharist)

Chapter 8 - Fruit of the Vine

Saturday

29 February

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 7 - Bread to Offer (Liturgy of the Eucharist)

Chapter 8 - Fruit of the Vine

 

Tuesday

31 March

16.00

Children

With Fr David in church

Tuesday

31 March

19.30

Parents

Chapter 9 - Do this in memory of Me

Saturday

04 April

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 9 - Do this in memory of Me

 

Tuesday

05 May

16.00

Children

With Fr David in church

Tuesday

05 May

19.30

Parents

Chapter 10 - Body of Christ

Saturday

09 May

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 10 - Body of Christ

 

SUNDAY

17 MAY

15.00

 

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS

 

Tuesday

02 June

19.30

Parents

Chapter 11 - To love and to Serve (Concluding Rites)

Saturday

06 June

11.00 - 12.15

Children

Chapter 11 - To love and to Serve (Concluding Rites)