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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


  • Enrollment in Family Catechesis - See Religious Education
    • Attend monthly sessions, Mondays at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m.
    • Family Registration Fee $75, Family Catechesis $40, and Sacramental Fee $75
  • Enrollment in SMG School
    • No registration needed, will receive information during school's religion class
    • No fees, included in school tuition

Calendar 2021-2022 - Coming soon!

  • Calendar - First Reconciliation & First Holy Communion

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
    Complete the Church Scavenger Hunt Worksheet

Students - 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 & Communicant Retreat (March) 


First Holy Communion Interviews (April)

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