Sacramental Preparation Classes 2018


Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018

If you have a child in Grade 2 or above who has been baptized Catholic and would like to continue his or her Catholic formation, we are offering classes to help prepare your child to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation and First Holy Communion this year. The classes are open to children with military parents or children of DND employees.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will take place on Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 1800 (6:00 pm) at St Francis of Assisi Parish, Garrison Petawawa. Preparation classes will be held on Sundays from 10:00 - 11:00. They will begin on January 14 and end on Sunday, February 11. Classes are held at this time to facilitate your family’s attendance at either the French mass at 9:30 or the English mass at 11.

The sacrament of First Holy Communion will be during masses on Sunday May 13, 2018. Classes will be held Sundays from 10 -11 beginning April 8 and going through May 13 (*Note: In order to avoid having First Communion on the long weekend, we will need to have one class on Saturday, May 12, followed by First Communion the next day). Children in grade 2 or above that have been baptized and received the sacrament of first reconciliation are welcome to join us for these classes.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office at 613-687-5511 ext 5434 or the sacramental preparation volunteer, Rebecca Clouthier by e-mail at If you would like to register your child, please send an e-mail to the above address and I will forward you a copy of the registration form.