First Penance and First Communion


Class of 2023 - 2024

First Penance Seminar dates

Tuesday, November 7, 2023- 6:30PM-7:30PM in the chuch

Saturday, November 11, 2023 10AM-11AM in the church

First Penance Dates

                    Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - All SKD students; CCD/PREP students attending the Wednesday Session and CCD/PREP Homeschooling students

                 Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - CCD/PREP students attending the Sunday Morning and Monday Afternoon Sessions

Both Reconciliation Services will be held at 7:00 PM in the Church



Class of 2023 - 2024

Saturday - April 20, 2024

Presentation Mass for First Communicants - Sunday, March 17, at 11:00 AM Mass

First Communion Seminars in the church

 Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 10:00 AM-11:00AM

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 6:30 PM-7:30PM


Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 5PM-6:30PM for the 11:30 mass

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 5PM-6:30PM for the 2PM mass

SKD students coordinate their practice during school hours

 First Communion Masses

9:00 AM - All SKD First Communicants

11:30 AM - CCD/PREP First Communicants attending the Sunday Morning Session and CCD/PREP Homeschooling First Communicants

            2:00 PM - CCD/PREP First Communicants attending the Monday and Wednesday Afternoon Sessions


First Communion Attire 

 ALL GIRLS are to wear a white dress, white socks or stockings and white dress shoes. 

White veils or flowers in the hair are optional.  NO gloves are to be worn during the Liturgy.

BOYS ATTENDING ST. BEDE CCD/PREP are to wear a white tie, white shirt, any color suit or nice

pants and sport jacket, and dress shoes - no boots or sneakers.

     BOYS ATTENDING ST. KATHARINE DREXEL SCHOOL ("SKD") are to wear a white tie, 

white shirt, white suit, and white dress shoes.


         Additional details concerning these Sacraments will be provided to all First Communicants' families

 via email from Shawn Tobin, Director of Religious Education