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First Communion Prep

First Reconciliation & First Holy Communion Preparation (Grade 2)

In addition to regular faith formation in Family Catechesis or SMG school, this year involves preparation activities for the family, parents, and student. The primary aim of sacramental preparation is to ensure that students approaching the sacraments are suitably instructed and properly disposed.

Program Information & Calendar 2020-2021

Sacramental Preparation (Grade 2)

Enrollment in Family Catechesis - See Religious Education

  • Attend monthly sessions, Mondays at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m.
  • Family Registration Fee $60, Family Catechesis $30, and Sacramental Fee $60

Enrollment in SMG School

  • No fees, included in school tuition

First Reconciliation Preparation (October-January)

Parents - If you have not previously signed in to FORMED, visit to sign up as a parishioner.


  • Family Adoration (30 minutes per month, October-January)
  • Family Church Scavenger Hunt at St. Maria Goretti and another Catholic church


  • Watch Reconciliation Videos by Fr. Bill (3 Videos)

First Holy Communion Preparation (February-April)



  • Family Adoration (30 minutes per month, February-April)
  • Family Symbol Scavenger Hunt at St. Maria Goretti (February)
  • Parent & Communicate Retreat (March)

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