Recognizing the parents as the primary teachers of the Faith and in response to the current conditions under COVID-19, we will be having a  home-based sacrament preparation. Coaching sessions for parents offered by the Diocese will be available via Zoom. These will be offered on various days and times to accommodate to the busy lives of today’s families.

Please follow these steps:

  1. Submit completed registration form, required certificates and registration fee at St. Mark's Parish office.
  2. Pick-up sacrament book upon registration.
  3. Attend Online Parents' Coaching Sessions.
  4. Go through each chapter with your child at home.
  5. Attend celebration of the Sacrament at St. Mark's Parish.

 

FIRST RECONCILIATION & FIRST COMMUNION

Registration is currently open for First Reconciliation and First Communion. But only preparation for First Reconciliation will be available this year. Preparation for First Communion will be offered in February 2021. Your child's registration this September will be good for both Sacraments.

Click here to download registration form.

Candidates: 7 years or older and in Grade 2 or above

Pre-Requisite: Baptism

Required Certificates: Birth & Baptism Certificates (bring photocopy during registration)

Registration Fee: $50

Deadline of Registration: Friday, October 2, 2020

 

Schedule for First Reconciliation 2020:

Registration: September 14-October 2

Parents Coaching Session for Chapters 1 & 2: October 5-16

Parents Coaching Session for Chapters 3 & 4: October 19-30

Parents Coaching Session for Chapters 5 & 6: November 2-13

Parents Coaching Session for Chapters 7 & 8: November 16-27

Please visit the Diocese website for schedule and Zoom links of each session. https://www.catholicyyc.ca/sacraments. Afterwhich, parents can go through the chapters with their children at home.

Celebration: December 4 and 11, 2020

CONFIRMATION

Registration is currently open for Confirmation but schedule is yet to be determined.

Click here to download registration form.

Candidates: 12 years or older and in Grade 6 or above

Pre-Requisite: Baptism, Reconciliation & First Communion

Required Certificates: Birth, Baptism and First Communion Certificates (bring photocopy during registration)

Registration Fee: $25

Schedule: Dates to be announced.

 

For questions or clarifications, please call the parish office at 403-273-2266.