First Communion will be celebrated during the second semester of the 2nd grade year. Please see a schedule of important events below:
This is a time of prayer for our First Communicants and their families. This is truly a Bread Service; a tradition at Ascension...the children will process to the altar to receive a loaf of Blessed Bread to take home to share with the whole family. Arrival prior to 7 pm & church dress attire is encouraged for this 40 minute ceremony.
#1 of 2 First Communion Practices-April 9, 2021
We will begin in the multipurpose room and end in the main church.
Professional Individual portraits in Main Church-April 13, 2021
Please try to have order form turned in prior to this evening. No appointment times, come when you can.
#2 of 2 First Communion Practice-April 16, 2021
We will begin in the multipurpose room and end in the main church. Final date & time to turn in banner.
First Communion candidates are needed to arrive in the multipurpose room 1 hour prior to their First Communion Mass.
DRESS ATTIRE FOR FIRST HOLY COMMUNION:
White attire is to remind us all of our Baptism. Students will profess their faith and enter into their second step of Christian Initiation.
Girls: White dress; Please, no junior bridesmaid dresses; Length is to be below knees; Short sleeves OK however, NO spaghetti straps; Veil is optional; No gloves or purses.
Boys: Blue jacket, khaki pants, white shirt and tie. (Several blue jackets have been donated for the intention of lending out -if interested, please contact our coordinator)