FIRST COMMUNIONS 2021
Sunday 13th June
St Joseph’s School Groups
St Joseph’s Church 12.00 Y4 & 1.30 Y3
Sunday 20th June
Non-Catholic Schools Group
St Joseph’s Church 9am Y4+
Sunday 27th June
St Edward’s School Groups
St Edward’s Church 12.00 Y4 & 1.30 Y3
Places will be limited to the First Communion child plus 2 adults. This is partly due to social distancing which has reduced capacity in Church and which will continue indoors for now. It also due to the numbers involved this year and to be fair to all families in the various groups on the programme.
New Programme 2021/22
Details for this will be advertised in the autumn and the programme will run in 2022. This will include any children not in non-Catholic schools who are not already registered on the existing programme.
Children in the 2020 groups made their first confessions before lockdown. The 2021 groups in our Catholic Schools will make their first Confessions with the children on next year’s programme.
Ironically First Confession should in fact come after First Communion, because only those who are in full communion with the Church are legally in a position to contradict the Good News.