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First Holy Communion

If your child is preparing for First Holy Communion this Spring, 2023 this will be the most important year of his entire life!  (Generally, students ages 7-8 years old are ready for First Holy Communion– So, here at St. Mary’s you can assess your child’s rediness when he or she is getting ready to begin 2nd grade!)

The preparation and reception of all Sacraments has always been the responsibility of the parish you attend Mass. 

It has always been the policy of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to have students who attend Catholic school, or a Catholic home school program, to ALSO participate in the sacramental preparation program of the parish during years when they are preparing for a sacrament. This is an entirely separate process from CCD and regular Faith formation. 

Everyone also needs to be registered. Receiving sacraments is all about rediness, not just an age. So, if you feel your child is ready to receive, please contact Jordan at [email protected]

Registration is active! CLICK THE LINK BELOW! 

First Holy Communion

Tentative 2023-2024 Schedule for Sacramental Prep!

December 9th (Sat.) Parent Meeting combined with 2nd Grade Sacramental Prep Session in Fatima Hall 9:00am-11:00am  
January 21st Sacramental Prep Session: 10:15-11:15am with Mrs. Sungenis
February 7th (Wed.) Weeknight Session 6:00pm-7:30pm Fatima Hall & Church: Confessional Visit and Prep for 1st Confession
February 25th  Sacramental Prep Session: 10:15-11:15am with Mrs. Sungenis
March 24th Sacramental Prep Session: 10:15-11:15am with Mrs. Sungenis
April 20th Session 10:15-11:15am- Talk on the Real Presence and Practice how to Receive/Rehearsal with Ms. Jordan & Fr. Cibel
April 21st Sacramental Prep Session: 10:15-11:15am with Mrs. Sungenis
May 4th or 5th First Holy Communions at the Mass you choose! SIGN UP  (Only IF your chld has completed the ABOVE immediate catechesis program)