First Reconciliation – This sacrament is usually received in the second grade. Children and parents go through a formation process as a group prior to sacrament reception. Parental involvement is a very important part of the preparation process.
First Communion – This sacrament is also generally received in the second grade, after receiving First Reconciliation. There is a two year catechesis requirement prior to receiving the sacrament. Children and parents go through a formation process prior to receiving the sacrament.
Confirmation – Confirmation is only to be received after the child makes the decision to be confirmed. This can happen any time in 8th grade or high school. After High School, anyone seeking Confirmation is prepared through the Adult Confirmation process. Confirmation preparation for young adolescents is incorporated in St. Teresa’s EDGE Catholic Middle School Youth Ministry program.