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First Penance /First Holy Communion


First Penance

Please be aware that under the Diocese of  Scranton guidelines, a student must have two full years of instruction prior to receiving a sacrament. For the reception of First Penance, a student would begin faith formation instruction in first grade and receive Penance in the winter of second grade. Accommodations are made for older students.  You may email questions regarding the preparation of this sacrament to

 First Holy Communion

Preparation for this sacrament begins in first grade. First Holy Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of May following the child's second year of faith formation instruction. Accommodations are made for older students. You may email questions regarding the reception of this sacrament to [email protected]