First Holy Communion 2022

Yesterday we celebrated the First Holy Communion Mass for children from the Parish, who attend non-Catholic schools. We would like to congratulate them on receiving Jesus into their hearts. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the catechists, who helped prepare the children to receive this Sacrament. All our children have now […]

Welcoming our First Communicants, Confirmands and their Families

After the hard time that has been endured by everyone during the Pandemic, it is a true pleasure to be able to welcome the children and young people who will be receiving the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation this summer.   As a community we mentally and spiritually embrace them, their parents and extended […]

Pastoral Notes 10th June, 2018

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION We pray especially in these days for the children from our parish schools and other schools in the parish preparing for their First Holy Communion. It was in 1910 that Pope St Pius X decreed access to confession and Holy Communion for children reaching the so-called ‘age of reason’, able to distinguish […]

Pastoral Notes 21st June 2015

COMMUNION & COMMUNITY A great deal of hard work, instruction and planning goes into the preparation for the children to receive their First Holy Communion. We think of it primarily in connection with the children receiving this great Sacrament, ‘God’s greatest gift’, but, in the same breath it is an occasion for family and friends […]