First Communion for Children

1322 “The holy Eucharist completes Christian initiation. Those who have been raised to the dignity of the royal priesthood by Baptism and configured more deeply to Christ by Confirmation participate with the whole community in the Lord’s own sacrifice by means of the Eucharist.” (CCC)

  • Children of the Archdiocese of Vancouver receive First Communion in their Grade 2 year
  • Catholic schools offer preparation for First Communion as part of the Grade 2 curriculum. Contact your child’s teacher for more information
  • If your child is not in a Catholic school, Parish Religious Education Programs (PREP) offer preparation for First Communion Contact your parish priest or PREP coordinator to learn more about:
    • The significance of this sacrament
    • How to prepare as parents, sponsors & godparents


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