First Eucharist - 2020-2021
Holy Name’s First Eucharist program for 2020-2021 is home based, with Christine Gamache, a Holy Name parishioner and retired teacher, facilitating the material with 4 scheduled Zoom meetings. The dates, time and link appears below:
Holy Name First Eucharist Zoom Meetings
If prompted, passcode for all meetings is ‘Holyname‘
Session 1, February 20th, 2021
- How do you see the three Sacraments of Initiation – Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist-supporting us in belonging to the Church and helping us to live the Christian life?
- Why do you think the Roman Catholic Church adheres to a belief in the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist and what difference does it make to the celebration of the Eucharist?
- Why is Sunday the most important day of the week?
- How do you understand the Mass, it is a continual invitation to deepen your relationship with Jesus and its value in the life of your family?
Accompanying Slide Presentation
Upcoming Zoom Meetings
The Diocese of Calgary is planning to offer a First Eucharist Virtual Retreat for children and their families on Saturday, May 1st, 2021. More details to follow.
The First Communion Mass is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 1:00 PM.
Additional Resources for First Reconciliation
Growing in Faith, Growing in Christ, Pearson Media
Please note: login and password includes material appropriate for children in Grades 1-6
Diocese of Calgary Support
The Diocese of Calgary is also offering parent coaching sessions via Zoom. These meetings augment Holy Name’s preparatory materials. Details can be found at the following links; sessions and links are also shown here for your convenience.