First Holy Communion

For holy communion to be administered to children, it is required that they have sufficient knowledge and be accurately prepared, so that according to their capacity they understand what the mystery of Christ means, and are able to receive the Body of the Lord with faith and devotion.

Code of Canon Law 913.1


Deadline for Applications: Sunday 26th November 2017 


The First Holy Communion programme is for children in school year 3 and above, and your family living in the parish of Wapping and practicing Catholic faith.

The programme begins in January and the celebration of First Holy Communion will take place in May. During the course of the programme, you must be committed to attending Sunday Mass in St Patrick’s and all preparation sessions for parents and children.

A £60 contribution is payable at the beginning of the programme to cover the cost of preparation books, refreshments and for church flowers for the celebration of the First Holy Communions.

In all other circumstances, please contact the Parish Priest before registering.

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