Eucharist – Receiving Holy Communion for the First Time

 

The Eucharist is at the heart of the Church’s life. It is the foundation and confirmation of all Christian practice. The Mass is a most sacred time when through the laying of hands, invocation of the Holy Spirit and the words of the Consecration the bread and wine becomes for us the body and blood of Christ.

The parish of Athboy hosts a programme of preparation for children for First Holy Communion.

If you wish your child to celebrate the sacraments, he/she must be baptised.

 

We are happy to begin planning for this important moment in the lives of the children with ceremonies on Saturday 29th August in Athboy, Rathcairn & Rathmore.

Further details will be available in the weeks ahead.

 

We look forward to working with you to help prepare the children for these important moments on their faith journey.