First Eucharist

Requirements to register in the religious education program at St. Mary:

  • The family must be registered at St. Mary Parish, and attend Sunday Mass.
  • Children can be registered for First Communion at five years of age.
  • Youth can be registered at 13 for Confirmation if birthday was in April. Candidates will receive Confirmation after two years of preparation and one Steubenville retreat and submit a test per year. Must be fifteen years or older at the time of Confirmation.
  • Unbaptized Children seven years or older will receive the Sacraments of initiation after completing a two-year program. Children should continue/remain in the Religious Education program at least one year after they have received the Sacraments.