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Christian initiation is celebrated in Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Through these visible actions, a young person is incorporated into the Church and shares its mission in the world. Full initiation into the Church begins by stages. Sacramental Catechesis has traditionally been of two kinds: preparation for the initial celebration of the sacraments and continued enrichment following their first reception. Requirements for the reception of First Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation are determined by Canon Law:

– Age of reason

– Proper knowledge of sacraments

– Emotional and spiritual preparation

– Approval by parent, pastor, catechist, Coordinator of Religious Education

First Reconciliation       ✞ First Holy Communion       ✞ Confirmation