Welcome! Your family has indicated that you are planning on 1st Penance/1st Eucharist for your child(ren). You have attended a Sacramental Preparation Orientation Meeting and completed the ONLINE registration form.
St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish is blessed to offer First Penance and First Communion twice during each school year. Our goal is that each family have the time to enter deeply into preparation and having the opportunity to choose the schedule that best suits your family hopefully will aid in this. After attending the sacramental preparation orientation, completed registration and interviewed with the pastor, each family can elect which preparation sessions they would like to attend.
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Please don’t hesitate to contact Robin Burbrink with any questions!
Girls: Please wear your Sunday best. White dresses are very popular, though certainly not required. Veils, headbands, flowers, barrettes, and so on are often worn by the girls, but are not required. Gloves may not be worn during Mass.
Boys: Please wear your Sunday best. Many boys wear nice trousers, ties, and jackets, though these are not required.
In order to show reverence and respect, photography and video recording are not permitted during Mass.
Families are welcome to take pictures before and after Mass in the Gathering Space, as time allows.
If you wish, you may bring your child to church during the week for your own photos to be able to have a more leisurely time for pictures. Please contact Stephanie Houlding at 777-4322, ext. 104 to check on church availability. You can also reach Stephanie by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your First Communicant has a peanut or gluten allergy, please let us know at least one week prior to his / her reception of the sacrament to make arrangements for your child to receive safely.