First holy communion

We are delighted to inform you that First Holy Communion Lessons will begin on Sunday 13th January 2019 with an Introduction and Registration Session in the Parish Hall. Parents/Carers and Children are welcome.

Registration Forms will be available at the back of the Church. These must be completed, signed and returned to the Parish Office with copies of children's birth certificates and their passport sized photos.

First Holy Communion course books are £7.50 per child and Parent's course books (one per family) are £7.50 each. Funding support for books will be available to parents/carers who require help with these costs. Please email Karen Chana at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any further information. We look forward to meeting you all.

First Holy Communion DAY is 23rd June 2019 during the Corpus Christi 10am Mass.

Lessons are from 9:00 am on Sundays followed by Mass. Children are to be dropped off in the Hall and Parent Sessions are in the Presbytery. Please note the First Confessions Retreat Away Day will be held on a Saturday at Downside Abbey, Stratton-on-the-Fosse from 10am to 3pm. The date is to be confirmed asap. All children are required to attend.

13/01/19 - Welcome, Registration and Introduction in the Hall for Parents and Children.

27/01/19 - Lesson 1

03/02/19 - Lesson 2

10/02/19 - Lesson 3 (Break for Half Term)

03/03/19 - Lesson 4

10/03/19 - Lesson 5

24/03/19 - Lesson 6 (Break for Mother's Day weekend and Half Term)

28/04/19 - Lesson 7

12/05/19 - Lesson 8

19/05/19 - Lesson 9

09/06/19 - Lesson 10

15/06/19 - First Holy Communion Rehearsal Saturday in Church from 3:30 to 5:30 pm

23/06/19 - First Holy Communion Sunday