CATECHETICS PROGRAMME FOR CHILDREN NOT ATTENDING ONE OF THE AFFILIATED PARISHES’ SCHOOLS (St Bridget, St Bede or St Anne)
This programme is for Grade 3 children or above who intend to receive the sacrament of Reconciliation later this year, and First Communion in 2022, at any of the four affiliated churches. This introductory catechesis needs to be completed before beginning the sacramental programme. The programme will run for the Saturdays of 1, 8, 15 and 22 May, at 5.00pm and then participating in 6.00pm Mass at St Bede’s.
Students in Grade 6 or above who are not in any of the affiliated parish primary schools can now enrol for the Confirmation programme. Catechesis will take place on Mondays at 4pm beginning on 12 July. There will also be a full day retreat with the affiliated parish primary schools on a date to be finalised. Confirmation will be celebrated at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday 15 August at 2.00pm for candidates from the affiliated parishes.
Enrolment forms for both programmes are also available from the parish offices at St Bede’s (9401 6355 and St Bridget’s (9857 6395), and must be returned to either Parish Office by 26 March 2021.