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Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day. John 6:54

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First Holy Communion is for children Yr 4 and above who have already been baptised.

Our First Holy Communion Programme for 2023

will begin with a parent meeting on 19 July, 7:00pm

at the Bishop Joyce Centre, OLV Church,  106 Main South Rd

Registrations for our First Holy Communion Programme for 2023 will open mid Term 3.


The children’s formation will consist of six Wednesday sessions (beginning 26 July) to prepare them for Reconciliation followed by six Wednesday sessions
to prepare them to receive the Eucharist.
Sessions will be held at The Bishop Joyce Centre from 4:00 pm till 5:00 pm. 

The programme will finish up with a day retreat on Saturday 11 November.

The First Holy Communion Mass will take place on Sunday 12 November.


Please contact Sarah Shefford or 348 6100 for more information.

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