First Reconciliation & First Eucharist

Sacraments

First Reconciliation & Eucharist

As a Community, we ask all of our parishioners to pray for these children by name as they prepare for First Reconciliation and First Communion.

Akers, Cole Ingram, Claire Ozdinski, Lily
Babcock, Jase Jallow, Coral Patron, Emilio
Baillie, Colton Juco, Selah Plancarte-Nunez, Julissa
Baratta, Micol Kaefer, Elizabeth Pollifrone, Emilia
Benavides, Sedona Kazmierczak, Shelby Potenza, Luca
Boettner, Claire Kolano, Finn Queen, Abigail
Carr, Landon Lazzarini, Elena Rahan, Zane
Chardos, John Paul Lee, Harper Rufin, Logan
Cisneros, Alyssa Leetch, Benjamin Schrick, Dylan
Delupio, Johanna Magolske, Stella Sepe, Elin
Di Napoli, Linda Marchand-Fontanez, Gabriel Shah, Hayden
Do, Chloe Marchand-Fontanez, Natalia Short, Connor
Dolen, Nico Marquez, Jasmine Short, Hailey
Donati, Edward Martin, Lyric Sim, Ryan
Fernando, Kalea Martineau, Russell Soriano, Roman
Flechtner, Kekoa McLean, Coralette Stoelker, Audrey
Flechtner, Khalila Messavussu, Isaac Tanto, Gianna
Gallo, Cameron Messavussu, Kekeli Torres, Damian
Garza, Eva Namek, Connor Van Every, Vincent
Haughney, Shaun Olson, James Viloria, Cailey
Healey, Anna Ortega, Christian Vohs, Lyla
Huo, Ella Ottaway, Gwenyth Wong, Myles

A Note About Photography

We understand that you want to cherish the memories of this day through photography. We also want to preserve the sanctity of this special day. Flash photography and many people taking pictures detract from the liturgy and can be very distracting to the community. To avoid this, Holy Spirit Parish has a special set of ministers who work with you, your family and the priest to photograph these memories within the holiness of the sacrament.

Our Photography Ministry will use their special gifts to capture all the moments of your child’s First Eucharist Mass. They will also take family photos and photos with the priest after Mass. Since they have worked extensively with the priest and the liturgist, they can often capture images and memories that no one else can. For additional information, please contact Walter Seepersad at 408-250-0736 or walter@holyspiritpictures.com.

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First Eucharist Preparation

Preparing for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist is a very special time for your child. At Holy Spirit Parish, our sacramental preparation is a “family program” and is designed to take place “in the midst of the community of the faithful.”

To prepare for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist at Holy Spirit, we ask that your child is at least in 2nd grade and has already completed at least one full year of religious education (either in a parish program or at a Catholic school). The preparation for these sacraments is separate from the classroom and runs concurrently with your child’s second year of religious education. The program culminates with the celebration of your child’s First Reconciliation during Advent and with the celebration of your child’s First Eucharist typically during the month of May.

For more information, please email Merry Reardon or call 408-997-5112.

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