Order of the Sacraments for children
The Sacrament of Confirmation is available to children in Year 2, the Sacrament of First Eucharist in Year 3. Confirmation is administered by the Bishop in June each year, while First Eucharist is received over three weekends in August.
The Parish has a family-based programme for the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Eucharist. The Sacramental Team, assisted by Sacramental Leaders, prepare and supervise the process of catechesis of the children for these Sacraments.
Dates for 2017
Sacrament of Confirmation
- The Sacrament of Confirmation will be held Tuesday 27 June 2017. The Parent Information Night will be held on Thursday 18 May 2017 at St Joseph’s School at 7.00 pm. Please download the Enrolment Form and forward to the parish office no later than Friday 7 April 2017. 2017 Confirmation Enrolment Form
- 12/13 August 2017
- 19/20 August 2017and
- 26/27 August 2017
Families choose from either the 6.00 pm Mass on Saturday or the 8.30 am on Sunday at Alstonville or the 5.00pm Mass at Wardell on Sunday.
The Parent Information Night will be held on Wednesday 19 July 2017. Down load the Enrolment Form here. Enrolment Form for First Eucharist
For adults, refer to Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
Contact the Coordinator through the Parish Office on 6628 3047