FIRST EUCHARIST/HOLY COMMUNION
The Sacrament of the First Eucharist/Holy Communion will be offered in Term 2, 2019 and will be available to candidates who are 9 years of age (Year 4) or older. The online registration will open on Monday, 18th March 2019 and close on Thursday, 18th April 2019.
The Candidates for this Sacrament must be a Baptised Catholic, and at least one parent must be a Baptised Catholic. Those candidates who are unsure if they qualify. Please contact Maria Blancia on 5510 2222.
Eucharist is the sacrament that completes the process of initiation and is when one can fully participate in the Eucharist by receiving Holy Communion.
Eucharist is unique among the sacraments as it is at the heart of our faith. For Catholics, the Eucharist, or Mass, is the most powerful way we encounter the real presence of Jesus Christ. Sunday after Sunday (some, of course, gather every day), Catholics gather to celebrate the Eucharist, the ritual in which, by the power of the Holy Spirit, bread and wine are transformed into the Body and Blood of Christ. We who celebrate are also transformed, becoming Christ’s presence to others, and recognising the presence of Christ in others.